Well I stepped out of my comfort zone, and learnt something new (who said you cant teach an old dog new tricks). The task today was to develop a digital form of the mind map I have been creating over the past two weeks using pen and paper. I was directed to a number of … More Mind Map
This week we had to reflect on the 8 themes of learning with ICT. We were referred to the book Decoding Learning, which can be found at http://www.nesta.org.uk/publications/decoding-learning . This books looks at the finding the proof of technology supporting effective learning, emerging technologies that show promise of impact, and exciting teacher practice that displays … More Decoding Learning task
Getting a jump start into week 2 topics, there is the discussion on the various websites that could be helpful in our journey to become educators! So I thought I would have a peep at what other EDC3100 students thought of The Learning place. Here is comment from Beata’s blog The Learning Place. With this … More The Learning Place
Schema task (with a laugh!!!) After completing the task in ”What you will know and how you will learn” 2.1 Experience, perspectives and schemas, I had to have a laugh at how wrong I was!!! Here is my responses to the fill in the blank tasks on schema: The questions that parents face as they raise children from … More Schema task (with a laugh!!!)
Theorists are people who come up with great ideas? Not all are right, right? When I look to a theorist who I believe has any idea of how children should learn I would have to agree with Friedrich Froebel’s claim. He claims that the teacher should recognise each student as an individual and that they … More Theorists: Who do you believe to be on the right path?
After reading about Piaget’s thoughts on how our mind works: schemas and Colin Camerer, George Lowenstein and Martin Webbers the “curse of knowledge” it made me think about what it is I do in my life, how I perceive things and how I pass on my knowledge and skills to others. I currently work with … More Reflection on Schemata and the “curse of knowledge” on how it has impacted my style of teaching
Well here goes, this is the first time I have ever used anything like this and it scares me! I am also excited about being made to step out of my comfort zone (I’ll probably have no nails left by the end) and learn about the whole new world out there!!