Mind Map

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

The Learning Place

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

Theorists: Who do you believe to be on the right path?

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?

Reflection on Schemata and the “curse of knowledge” on how it has impacted my style of teaching

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

Hellooooooo

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!!