Monthly Archives: March 2012

Developing Vocabulary and Concepts

In this chapter I expect to learn why content teachers should teach vocabulary and concepts and some good strategies to do this. This is one of the texts that I know I will keep to use as a reference book … Continue reading

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Virtual Class — Vocabulary Words

Civil War Secede Treason compromise Confederacy emancipate reconstruction insurrection Sectionalism union Civil rights Social Studies is a huge subject area, so I focused on vocabulary for a unit in American History — Civil War and Reconstruction.  The above words would … Continue reading

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Virtual Class — Diverse Learners Resource Link

http://www.nebraskasocialstudies.org/pdf/tsfswdln.pdf

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Virtual Class — Diverse Learners Resource Link

http://www.nebraskasocialstudies.org/pdf/tsfswdln.pdf

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Culturally Responsive Teaching in Diverse Classrooms

In this chapter, I expect to learn about diverse students and strategies to provide culturally responsive teaching. This is a topic that I find very interesting. I value cultural diversity and want to respect all people and their cultures. Having … Continue reading

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Reflection on Write to Learn Demonstration

The Write-to-Learn demonstrations in general for all of us were very good.  It is a good way to learn different strategies and presentation skills.  The variety of strategies and different presentation techniques made the learning very interesting and engaging and … Continue reading

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Studying Texts the Internal and External Structures–Study Guides and Strategies

            I expect to learn from this chapter about text structure and some strategies for study and study guides.              In this chapter we learn that learning from text is something that happens inside a student’s head as they interact … Continue reading

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