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Teachers: A Simple (Not Easy) Pedagogy Assessment

Teachers: A Simple (Not Easy) Pedagogy Assessment | edtech | Scoop.it
I have discussed and promoted the need for educators to reflect deeply on their beliefs, processes, and practices in several of my posts: Where is Reflection in the Learning Process and  Teacher Ag...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 11, 2013 10:04 PM

What questions can we ask ourselves to assess our "pedagogical principles and instructional preferences"? Jackie Gerstein provides a list (and the list as a table as shown above) to help you reflect on your practice. As she states the process may be "simple but not easy." You may answer the question but how do you change your practice so that you may implement it in your classroom?

Kirsten Macaulay's curator insight, December 22, 2013 5:28 AM

This title of this post states “simple but not easy” because to answer the questions is simple.  I know that every good teacher would answer these questions in the direction of student-centric education; one that is in the best interests of the student.  But implementation is another thing.  To implement the non-maintstream alternative is not easy given the accountability systems, one’s own training and background, and mandated school initiatives.  It takes a strong, self-directed and courageous educator to do so.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Need Google Product Use Tips? Visit Google Tips

Free Technology for Teachers: Need Google Product Use Tips? Visit Google Tips | edtech | Scoop.it

"Google Tips is collection of Google product use examples and tips. You can select a specific product to learn about or scroll through the whole gallery of tips for all products."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 13, 2013 11:01 PM

Check out Google Tips to learn more about the many products that Google offers. One you find a tip that interests you and click on it you will find a short description, "stuff you need" (typically a Google account and perhaps a short amount of time based on what I viewed) and a presentation that walks you through steps. This is geared more to beginners and may be a great tool for students whom may be trying new tools.

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, December 16, 2013 12:07 PM

Tips for use of Google+ features. Great for inspiring your own use for them!!