Advertisements     EDU 430 Methods of Teaching in the Primary/Junior grades Education is a vital function of every nation because it is the pathway to communication. It is through education that nations are built culturally, politically and economically.   It is my belief that a teacher must be authentic with enthusiasm to break barriers and raise the bar. A great teacher possesses distinguished qualities that … Continue reading PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION

Gradual Release

Advertisements Gradual release of responsibility requires a lot probing, and self-reflection to determine whether students are ready to perform an activity independently without a teacher’s aid.  This model allow students to build confidence and concretize their knowledge about a subject.  Students have the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills they have learn in reading and writing. In most cases the teacher model the lesson first … Continue reading Gradual Release

Technology in the Classroom

Advertisements The use of technological applications presented itself as a very useful tool, that is necessary to produce work efficiently and effectively.     A computer without the internet is not very productive  and that is why it is important to understand students background and what is essentially the best form of teaching materials to use in class.  Technology, of course, is not the answer to all the problems … Continue reading Technology in the Classroom

21st Century Learning

Advertisements Twenty First Century Learning     Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is therefore In essence, and by definition, education for the 21st century.   Developed ways to encourage learning in the classrooms   Engaging students as partners in their own learning Harnessing the capacity of technology to engage learners and to optimize and amplify student learning and achievement Emphasizing and teaching important higher-order skills … Continue reading 21st Century Learning


Advertisements  Constructivist is common term used for facilitation.   Taking the constructivist approach is the idea that a teacher scaffold, circle the classroom to ensure that students are working as expected.  The teacher also provide direction to students to keep them on task.   The class is more student centered that teacher centered, meaning student take responsibility for own learning.    Small group learning is also another means where peer sharing … Continue reading Constructivisim