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A Review of How to Use Online Video in Your Classroom, an Article by Jennifer Hillner
Article 4: How to Use Online Video in Your Classroom, Hillner In this article, Hillner talks about a few benefits of using videos in the classroom. She also goes over many different websites that exist to aid teachers in finding educational videos for classroom use, and some copyright considerations when using videos in th...
Alternative Viewpoints on Standardized Testing
Alternative Viewpoints on Standardized Testing The debate over the use of standardized testing is a highly controversial issue with several different viewpoints, the most common being that it must be stopped because the negatives outweigh the positives and those believing that the use of testing should continue. One partic...
A Statement of a Foreign Language Teacher on Personal Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Teaching Philosophy As a foreign language teacher, I want my students to be well-rounded in Spanish. It's important to not only learn the language and grammar, but also to be exposed to the different cultures, customs, and traditions. I believe that by learning about these aspects, this will encourage students...
A Call for Justice for Fine Arts and Its Educators in Our Society
Justice for Fine Arts and Its Educators “Art and music are the drugs of choice for thousands of kids. If we expect them to just say no to a chemical high, we must recognize the healing alternative, their own creativity. Demand and support the real anti-drug program – arts in education.” -Fred Babb George Washingto...
The Importance of Social and Emotional Wellness among Students in Schools
Social and Emotional Wellness Social wellness is how we interact with people around us and the relationships and connections that we can create. Our ability to accept the feelings within us and to be aware that they exist is what is known as emotional awareness. These play a major role in growth to ensure that students...
The Importance of an Effective Classroom Management
Classroom Management Statement It’s easy to assume that teaching revolves around knowledge of material, patience, and a love for kids. These things are all wonderful attributes in a teacher, but a good teacher is one who can effectively manage students in a positive learning environment despite resource availability. Class...
Catherine McAuley's Life of Making the World a Better Place by Saving and Teaching Millions of Young Girls and Those Who Were Living on the Street
Catherine McAuley was born a Catholic into a family where her father felt strongly to care for the poor and less fortunate while her mother didn’t care for his generosity very much. Luckily, Catherine inherited her father’s empathy and good character to help care for the poor. With that trait, she moved forward to make the...
A Proposal to Include Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis in the First Year Curriculum
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka for First Year Experience at School I believe that students should be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of their minds (King James Version, Rom. 12.2). When new freshmen begin their matriculation to CSM, they are starting their lives as adults. Because th...
An Analysis of the Opinions of Sir Ken Robinson on Education Paradigms in The RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms
In the video RSA events changing education paradigms, Sir Ken Robinsons presents a speech; he uses the 3 appeals of persuasions while talking to us about what he thinks about education. He goes onto talk about how we can educate our children to take their place in the economies in the 21st century. Throughout the speech he...
The Use of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory in My Life and Education
Maslows hierarchy of needs was first proposed by Abreham Malso in his 1943 paper, “ The Theory of Human Motivation. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is a theory of a set of categorized needs one needs to fulfil to reach self actualization. When people become self actualized they have reached self fulfillment on the hierarchy of...