Friday, August 14, 2015

Teaching practice and Learning opportunities

I was fortunate enough to visit yet another school, leading the way around MLP. One thing that stood out was how students were able to talk about their learning. That was a good indicator that students own their learning.

I could see that students enjoy sharing and collaborating with others. (using Google Docs in their learning)

  • As learning should be purposeful and rewarding, granting students with choices in how and what they learn will play an important part in learning having meaning.
  • Students should evaluate their own learning to be able to tell if they are making progress.
  • It is important to create learning spaces to the needs of different types of learners.
  • Some students will take longer than others and should be permitted to work at their own level and pace.
Summing up:
A learning environment should be such as space that students don't want to leave.


~ "Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere." - Chinese Proverb ~

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