Archives for January 8, 2012

  1. A Model of Objectives

    –> Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. –> via celt.iastate.edu How many educators are asked to develop objectives to be integrated into lesson plans for administration, grant applications, or even individualized education plans (IEPs)? Nearly every teacher correct? I encourage everyone to review this website from Iowas State University. […]

  2. 10 Important Skills Students need for the Future

    by David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy   The future. What do our students really need to know and be able to do to succeed in future education and careers? Content is a part of what they need to know. Standardized tests test content knowledge and some skills. There are huge debates raging over standardized testing, curriculum, and the […]

  3. Making School Relevant for Students

    David Andrade, http://tinyurl.com/edtechguy (photo from victorisawesome.wordpress.com)   Today I overheard this comment by a student in one of my physics classes: “I like this class because I actually learn something real that I can use.” I was very happy to hear this.   I try to relate what I’m teaching and what students are doing to something […]