Assignment 1 Digital Folder Plan

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1. What are my perceptions of schools?

1.1. School Culture & Climate

1.1.1. Learning to cope ritual

1.1.2. Principal talk

1.2. Exploring school culture

1.2.1. Masters Academy Video

1.2.1.1. "learning drives the system - not the system driving the learning"

1.2.2. HIGH TECH HIGH VIDEO

1.2.2.1. Project based learning

1.2.2.1.1. learning / teaching and schooling alternatives

1.2.2.2. “Rigor is being in the company of a passionate adult, who is rigorously pursuing inquiry in their subject matter, and is inviting students along as peers in that adult discourse."

2. Three Legged stool of learning (Three R's)

2.1. The learning is RELEVANT – means something to the students

2.2. RIGOROUS – Makes a person curious enough to want to learn it, makes them engaged with it

2.3. RELATIONSHIP – student & teacher relationship needed to have student make connection to learning.

3. Teaching Diverse Learners

3.1. aspects of diversity include: -culture -racial/ ethic origins -language -economic status learning challenges associated with “equity pedagogy"

3.2. Learn Alberta video –literacy a world to discover

4. Culturally responsive teaching

4.1. “culturally responsible teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students’ cultural references in all aspects of learning” – landson – Billings, 1994)

4.2. “Instead of thinking of thinking about literacy as an entity (something you have or don’t have), thinking about literacy as a social practice can be revolutionary” Jerome C. Harste

4.3. Home literacy – how you communicate at home. Identity text and how can we incorporate home literacy into class?

4.4. Students should never have the feeling of “out with the old, in with the new” they should not have to leave their identity (cultural ect) to take on a new one that is given to them.

5. Poverty & Learning

5.1. "Poverty: the degree to which an individual does without resources ( Ruby Payne, A Framework for Understanding Poverty)."

5.1.1. Resources:Financial Emotional (internal resource) Mental – mental ability and acquired skills Spiritual Physical Support systems Relationships / role models Knowledge of hidden rules

5.2. How teachers can make a difference. Ron Clark video

6. UNIVERSAL DESIGN OF LEARNING

6.1. Meeting the needs of all students

6.2. Education that works for everyone - flexible to all students needs

6.3. Diversity video - UDL

6.4. Understanding what very best practice is today. "Taking what looks like deficits and using them as assets in the classroom"

7. Generic Aspects of effective teaching

7.1. A good teacher will find out what kids know about the topic. Check for prior knowledge.

7.1.1. Children with no previous knowledge in a subject will have a more difficult time learning. " No hooks to hang learning on".

7.2. Students learn better if they can construct their own understanding.

7.3. Different and alternative ways to evaluating students and their knowledge/ understanding. Ie. alternatives to just using quizzes and tests.

7.4. Learning to change – changing to learn – video – “the death of education – the dawn of learning" Education does not always equal learning

7.5. “students learn what they care about” Stanford Erickson

7.6. “students learn what they care about, from people they care about and who, they know, care about them”