Category Archives: Class Projects

EDUC 408 – Group Presentation

I thought that I would play around with Glogster, an interactive, online poster application, to document our workshop on the “History, Philosophy, and Guiding Principles of Adult Education”.  It is a fun tool for students to use and provides visual … Continue reading

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Life Lessons That Will Make Me A Better Teacher

. Last semester in EDUC 403 – Pragmatics of Learning and Teacher we had to create a visual representation that reflected our current values and understandings of one who is becoming a professional teacher.  I was able to transfer my … Continue reading

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Inquiry on Down Syndrome

In EDUC 409 – Specialization for Inclusive Education, I was required to do an inquiry project on a disability or disorder that we may encounter in our classroom.  I chose to learn more about Down syndrome because I had worked with … Continue reading

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Concept Mapping

Our first assignment for EDUC 406 – Individual Learning: Theories and Applications involved creating a concept map for the core concepts introduced in the book Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge, by Gerald Edelman. I had never done any … Continue reading

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Meeting Everyone’s Needs in the Classroom

The readings for Theme 3 invite us to explore some tightly held beliefs and assumptions about teaching and learning, our role as teachers, and all that we aspire to be. Brookfield categorizes these assumptions and elaborates on the value of … Continue reading

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Addressing Heterosexism and Homophobia in Elementary School

In EDUC 407 – Diversity in Learning, we have been discussing how to make our classrooms a safe and caring place for LGBT youth.  I was interested in exploring how we should address the topic of heterosexism and homophobia in … Continue reading

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Bitstrips – A Fun Way to Create Comics

For those of you looking for an alternative program to Comic Life I would suggest that you check out Bitstrips, a fun way for your students to create comics in the classroom.  We used Bitstrips to create characters for our … Continue reading

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Nurturing a Love of Lifelong Learning in our Students

REFLECTIVE QUESTION: Theme 2 locates all of us as “adult learners” within the landscape of adult education and adult learning (the broader landscape that we explored throughout THEME 1). With this in mind, and as you reflect on yourself as ‘adult … Continue reading

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An Insight on Adult Education and Adult Learning

In EDUC 408 – Professional Development and lifelong learning, our professor Dr. Colleen Kawalilak wrote: Now that you have attended your first ‘Seminar’ and ‘Plenary’ class, reflect on an insight you have gained related to “adult education and adult learning.”Simply … Continue reading

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