RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Whitney Fisher
Reply to Tonya
Tue Sep 6, 2011 21:08
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I think you brought up a great point about how Wilfred connected with Miss Nancy and therefore helped her remember her past. Like you said we have to help students make connections. Why is it important for them to learn certain information? How will it help them in the future?

  • Teaching and researching - Tonya Isenhour, Thu Sep 1 21:57
    I felt like Wildrid acted as a teacher by making connections with people by common interests. For example, a teacher would inquire about interest and hobbies to find an entry point for getting... more
    • Reply to Tonya - Whitney Fisher, Tue Sep 6 21:08
    • Reply to Tonya - crousejs, Sun Sep 4 18:00
      I thought your post was right on the money. I also believe that teachers are researchers and that we have to find various strategies to meet the needs of our learners. As teachers, we should know... more
    • Making Connections - hicksrd1, Sat Sep 3 18:03
      As a teacher it is important for us to make connections. At my school we work with a large ESL population. It is important for us to have those tangible objects that can transcend any language. It... more
      • 21st Century Learning - burchamal, Sun Sep 4 17:32
        I agree fully. With the emphasis on 21st century learning skills, we as teachers must provide many opportunities for connections and providing stimuli from all facets of media.
    • Response to Tonya - Lori Vestal, Sat Sep 3 07:28
      I agree that in order for teachers to be able to connect with their students they have to take the time to get to know their students. This information can go along way because knowing background... more
    • Connections - beasleylm, Thu Sep 1 22:13
      I agree completely with this. Getting our students to make connections can be one of the most difficult things to do, but it is so important for them. Wilfrid did his research to help make the... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011