RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Marlee Wright
Research guides teaching
Sat Sep 3, 2011 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 have always done them, and they don't adjust to different students, different classes, new technology, etc. Good teachers are flexible enough to take the knowledge they have gathered - their own research - as well as research which has been done by others, and use it as a tool for becoming effective teachers.

  • 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
    • 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
      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... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011