Category Archives: 8 Professional Practice

EDTC 6433: Module 5 Reflection – ISTE5: Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership

Triggering Event Question: What opportunities are available in my immediate context for continual improvement of professional practice, lifelong learning, and leadership development through the use of digital tools and resources? The fifth and final ISTE Standard for Teachers asks educators to “engage … Continue reading

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EDTC 6433: Module 4 Reflection – ISTE4: Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility

Triggering Event Question: What are the most important technology-relevant societal issues to address in an evolving digital culture, and how do I best address them with elementary students?  The ISTE Standard 4 for Teachers is about digital citizenship and calls on … 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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EDU 6444: Educating Exceptional Students – Final Reflection

For this course, ‘Educating Exceptional Students’, I was asked to complete a peer review document (attached at the end of this post) in which I researched journals and articles around a topic of my choosing, and then summarized the findings … 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 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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EDU 6918 – Introduction to Teaching – Course Reflection

8. Professional Practice Criteria – The teacher participates collaboratively in the educational community to improve instruction, advance the knowledge and practice of teaching as a profession, and ultimately impact student learning. 8.1 Element – Participating in a Professional Community 8.1 … Continue reading

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