Monthly Archives: October 2012

EDSS 555: Sociocultural Aspects of Schooling for ELs

One of the social issues that students can face in high school is teasing and/or bullying.  English Learners can be targets for this kind of behavior from their peers simply because there language deficit makes them a little different from … Continue reading

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EDSS 521 Blog Post #2

We’ve learned that the teenage brain will benefit from being engaged and getting the maximum number of synapses firing.  To get students engaged in the learning, we try to have them be actively involved as much as possible.  This comes … Continue reading

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EDSS 555 Accurate Assessment

This is an example directly from one of my lesson designs that uses diagnostic assessment for a lesson on weightlifting: Rachel: 1) Readiness Level: -Rachel’s readiness for this lesson is appropriate.  I do not anticipate her having difficulty with the … Continue reading

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