Schools should stop teaching “googleable” facts and information

Schools should stop teaching “googleable” facts and information I have struggled the past few weeks trying to rap my brain around this concept and how schools would function without direct teaching.  The key factor was taking into account if it means stopping all google-able facts or just some that others deem unnecessary. The other factor … Continue reading Schools should stop teaching “googleable” facts and information

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Is technology benefiting student learning?

As technology became a norm within the classroom a question was raised if it is benefiting learning.  I think that the article Technology in Today’s Classroom: Are You a Tech-Savvy Teacher?outlines what we discussed in the debate and many times with in #edtc300. For technology to be beneficial in the classroom the teacher must be comfortable … Continue reading Is technology benefiting student learning?

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Teaching EAL

Reflection of teaching English to English language learners from Mexico.  First Class- Meeting On February 22, my peers and I had the privilege of meeting students in grade 6,7,8 (approximately since the grade levels are different) from Mexico that are learning English. On this day we were having short conversations with the students to help … Continue reading Teaching EAL

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Teaching Technology

My two main questions when thinking about technology in schools are: How is technology integrated into the classroom? Where are we teaching students to be aware of technology? As school is partially online and in person students are learning different skill about how to communicate with each other. Without knowing it, students are becoming more … Continue reading Teaching Technology

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