Teaching

Activating Student Engagement

“Cindy Engel studies zoopharmacognosy, or ________________.” I paused the video on the caption so the students in my Speaking and Listening Intermediate ESL class could…

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Benefits of Outdoor Education, Part 3: Spiritual Development

While we appreciate as educators the benefits that outdoor education has for the mental development and skills development of our students, there is another benefit…

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Benefits of Outdoor Education, Part 2: Emotional and Social Skills

In addition to helping students strengthen their brain function and ability in the classroom, outdoor learning helps improve our students’ mental health and social and emotional…

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Benefits of Outdoor Education, Part 1: Brain Function

Many people today believe that education needs to take place inside a specific structure during a set number of hours. Before there were formally structured…

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Committed to Teaching

I’d been teaching in the English Language Institute for 6 years and thoroughly enjoyed the last 3 or 4 classes. They had been a delight…

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Holistic Teaching in Higher Education

We often think of elementary classrooms when talking about holistic education, but holistic education is just as important in college as it is in elementary…

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A palavra oral e escrita

Na filosofia adventista, a Bíblia é uma fonte de conhecimento que envolveu oralidade e escrita, por isso ela está integrada ao nosso currículo.

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Competency Based Education Part 6: College and Career Readiness

CBE may be the foundation employees need to onboard rapidly and develop quickly into competent professionals.

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Competency Based Education Part 5: Assessment and Progression

“If everyone in the learning process knows what the goal is, students will take more ownership of their own learning and teachers will be better…

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Competency-Based Education Part 4: Design and Differentiation

“When considering the elements of design, student empowerment, measurability, and transferability to multiple contexts should drive learning outcomes.”

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Competency-Based Education Part 3: Considerations and Implementation

“Adaptation of the current curriculum is not the goal; rather it is to re-engineer education around equity, achievement, improvement, and customization”

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Competency-Based Education, Part 2: Definitions

“Competence-based education focuses on leading students to a combination of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that enables them to carry out a specific function.”

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