Category Archives: 5 Learning Environment

EDU 6942: Course Reflection

This course offered students an opportunity to broadly examine the policies, procedures and routines in place at many public schools in Washington that contribute to a safe and productive learning environment. It focused heavily on the laws and regulations around … Continue reading

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EDTC 6433: Module 3 Reflection – ISTE3: Model Digital-Age Work and Learning

Triggering Event Question: With a minimal level of digital literacy and technological familiarity, how can I demonstrate knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovative educator in a global and digital society? The third ISTE standard urges teachers to “model … Continue reading

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EDTC 6433: Module 2 Reflection – ISTE2: Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments

Triggering Event Question: How can I use contemporary technology tools to strengthen small group collaboration and cooperative learning experiences for my intermediate elementary learners? When imagining my future classroom, two dichotomies emerge: a pervasive atmosphere of group collaboration and creativity, and … Continue reading

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EDU 6989: The Necessity of Accommodations in Special Education

Accommodations for students with special needs is a necessary practice in order to provide access to education that is equitable and unbiased. Critics argue that provision of accommodations is actually unfair and preventing the development of independence for the student, … Continue reading

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EDU 6989: Technology in Learning – Friend or Foe?

Being self-proclaimed “technologically illiterate” growing up in a generation of the most technologically-driven minds to date, I was sincerely hoping that Shaffer et. al’s article, titled “Video Games and the Future of Learning” would finally convince me of the essential … Continue reading

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EDU 6526: Developing Self-Actualizing Students

Learning about self-concept and self-esteem this week, one word becomes glaringly present: self. The ideas that one has about their own identity and the attitude they take towards their own actions and thoughts comes down to one entity: themselves. Humans … Continue reading

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