RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Whitney Fisher
Reply to Lori
Sat Sep 3, 2011 08:35
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I really like what you said a lot! To be able to teach students we have to know where the students are. What do they not understand? What do they need help with? By knowing more about your students (through research), you are able to teach to their needs.

I like how Wilfred researched in different ways. He didn't just ask one person and go with their answer. He went to 5 different people, got their opinions, and used all of the information to teach. As teachers we shouldn't just explore one view but branch out like Wilfrid did.

  • Similarities/Differences - Lori Vestal, Sat Sep 3 08:01
    Wilfrid liked all the old people at the home, but Mrs. Nancy was his favorite. He realizes that she is struggling because she has lost her memory. When Wilfrid discovers this problem it spurs him... more
    • Research guides teaching - Marlee Wright, Sat Sep 3 23:25
      I very much agree with the point you made, that research guides good teaching. I think that all too often teachers become comfortable doing things they have always done, in the same way that they... more
    • knowing our studentsI - hicksrd1, Sat Sep 3 18:11
      I agree with you. It's important for us to understand all of our students. There are so many different learning styles, and we must figure out who each student learns best. From there we can tailor... more
    • Reply to Lori - Whitney Fisher, Sat Sep 3 08:35
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RE 5040 Fall 2011