Entries from February 2015 ↓

KWL Chart – beginning

I have started on my chart and every time I write a question, 10 more come up. I don’t want to spend too much time on all the things I don’t know and start reading about the main points of what I want to know. In any case, here is my beginning and, hopefull, the […]

Week 4 Assignment – My Philosophy and Online Learning

As I deal primarily with high-school aged students in a foreign land, much of my philosophy is derived from this environment. Many of the practices I currently use are based on my ability to reach my students in a face-to-face environment. I am engaging as a speaker to the class as a group, creating a […]

Philosophy for ESL Development

I hadn’t realized I had a real philosophy until I did some reading and reflected on what I actually do in the classroom and why I have been successful – especially with those students deemed too difficult or “lazy”. My deepest belief is that all students can learn what they need to learn if given […]

EDDL 5141 Introduction

This is a brief introduction to me and my working past. Since this was made, I have changed jobs somewhat to include more administrative work. I’m still in the classroom, but only for two courses a day. While I enjoy the challenges of the new position, I do miss the students and the daily interactions […]