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Add Art

What is STEAM? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. These are all important to incorporate into the classroom to give students a chance to use different fields. The recent addition of art is to help … Continue reading

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Transparency of Learning

Transparency of Learning By: Hayley Johnson Have you ever been teaching and feel like your students are listening but not understanding, or your students are in class but aren’t actually participating in the learning? (I can admit that I have … Continue reading

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Training of the Mind

This quote stuck with me when I first read it because I relate to it in many ways. As a fourth year college student and future educator, I have realized over the past years that one of my goals is … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Mirrors and Windows

Howdy Bloggers, Today marks the fifth official installment of An Interesting Perspective. In this post, we will discuss constructivism and the significance behind a student’s prior knowledge and experience. What is Constructivism?  As defined by David T. Crowther in his article … Continue reading

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Together We Can Do Great Things

Groups vs Teams: I really like the quote above! Every student had different strengths and weaknesses. This is why working together is important. What you call people that are working together can make a difference in how they view themselves … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Carrots and Sticks

Howdy bloggers, In this week’s installment of An Interesting Perspective, we will dive into a discussion about Daniel Pink’s novel Drive. What is motivation? By definition, motivation is the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a … Continue reading

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An Interesting Perspective: Left of Center

Howdy Bloggers, Welcome back to the second installment of An interesting Perspective. This week we will be discussing the idea of teaching in the margins, and the importance behind this concept. Take a look at the pictures above. What are … Continue reading

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Leave the Center

To the left is a blank piece of paper awaiting for a student to take notes on. The paper is made up of the center and the margins. The center is where the student writes their lecture notes and the … Continue reading

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Movement Toward The Margins

Movement Toward The Margins By: Hayley Johnson, Miami University Think back to when you were in middle or high school. What were your favorite memories in class? What made it memorable? No matter how far out of high school you are, … Continue reading

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