RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Nakita Carson
Re: What I learned
Tue Dec 13, 2011 19:29

Rachel I agree 1000% on education being too political and teachers having lost control! Ever year at this time I look back at all the wonderful, educational but fun, holiday related activities I USED to do with my students and it breaks my heart! I miss being able to have fun with my students WHILE they learned! Too me RIGOR is the new four letter, even though it's actually five, letter word!
I too am going to try to incorporate a lot of my research into my teaching.

  • What I learned - Rachel Hicks, Mon Dec 12 07:17
    After reading Stremmel (2007), I can honestly say that I feel more aware about my role as a teacher researcher. Like, Ayers (1993) has stated that teachers need to be part detective, searching for... more
    • Re: What I learned - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 13 19:29
    • Re: What I learned - whitney fisher, Mon Dec 12 10:43
      I totally agree with your comments! Teachers are with their students day in and day out for seven hours a day. Teachers know their students best- what makes them tick and what difficulties they are... more
    • What I learned - Marlee Wright, Mon Dec 12 09:52
      Truly, we have lost a lot of our control of what goes on in our classrooms. We are told, not only WHAT to teach, but often we are told HOW to teach it. It seems that, all too often, the "powers that... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011