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This week I would like you to use your imagination. You have just won the lottery and will leave your teaching post immediately to travel around the world. As you leave your keys you meet your replacement. You are asked to give this new teacher just ONE piece of advice. What would that be, and why? Enjoy your world expedition!

Blog Post - Week 7
This past week in my own teaching I felt a little disconnected which prompts my question to you, "What was the moment (or moments) when I felt most disconnected or disengaged as a teacher - the moment(s) I said to myself, I'm just going through the motions here?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 6
For the past couple of weeks you have experienced asynchronous online learning (doing modules by yourself). Previously this semester you have experienced synchronous online learning (all together in the Collaborate room). Which do you think is more effective and why do you think that? Which do you like better, and why?

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 5
This week we have what we call "open mic." You can write a post about anything related to your teaching that you would like responses from your classmates.

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 4
Here is this week's question: "What was the event that most took me surprise this week - and event that shook me up, caught me off guard, gave me a jolt, or made me unexpectedly happy?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 3
Please write a post about the following question, "In thinking about my past week teaching what is one thing I would do differently, and why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 2
Please write a post about the following question, " In thinking about my teaching activities this past week, of what do I feel most proud? Why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 1
Describe something you used in your program in the first weeks of school that you learned in the summer NTI program. How did it work? Did it get you off to a stronger start than last year?

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


This week please comment about a lesson that you taught that went well. What was the topic? How did you choose to teach it? How did your students react?

The past week, I have only been in the classroom one day. I attended a workshop on Monday and Tuesday, and Thursday and Friday I attended the Skills USA conference.

I guess the only assignment I can truly speak about is the teaching assignment I gave to my 2ND level students. They had to outline Chapter 1 on the textbook, and create a lesson from the chapter. They were instructed to create a PowerPoint presentation and a test.

A little background on this class, it's only 7 students, the class was changed after the third week of school. This particular class was third level class(Forensics) with students whom never taken the other perquisite classes. So, once the class was changed to the correct level, 2ND year(LCRP), I lost about 5 students.

The students are excited because I advised that not only will they be teaching me, but also the other Law and Justice teacher's intro class. This appeared to make them excited. It gives the student the opportunity to not only read the textbook, but act as the teacher.

They present either today or tomorrow.

1 comment:

Becky said...

Hey Sabrina! That sounds fun... I tried that once before but I need to refine the rubric that I used. The only problem I had was the students were not quite covering all of the important material needed. They did make a test for the others to take as well. The kids love to teach and they love creating on the computer so this sounds like a great idea to get them to read and present material. I might have to try it in smaller groups or review the more important points after a group presents. My only problem with the power point is that I do not have enough computers and It is hard to book a lab. I have five computers so I guess they would just have to rotate on and off of them. Let me know how it goes and if you have any other methods to doing this :)