Category Archives: 7. Families and Community

Establishing an Effective Classroom (EDU 6942 – Course Reflection)

“Program Standard 5. Learning Environment – The teacher fosters and manages a safe and inclusive learning environment that takes into account: physical, emotional, and intellectual well-being (Seattle Pacific University, 2016).” During completion of my coursework for EDU 6942 Autumn Field … Continue reading

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Considerations for Accommodations (EDC 6989)

A regular topic of debate in the area of special education is whether or not special accommodations made for students with disabilities impedes their ability to grow in ability and independence. Byrnes (2000) argues for making accommodations for students with … Continue reading

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Considerations of National Standards in Education (EDU 6989)

Control and funding of our nation’s public schools has always been a topic shrouded in controversy and uncertainty. Ever since release of the Coleman Report back in the 1960’s our nation has been become more engrossed in determining a way … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship Poster – EDTC 6433

For the Digital Citizenship Poster project for the class Teaching with Technology (EDTC 6433) I chose to focus on the theme of the “digital footprint.” Consideration of one’s digital footprint is important in this age of the Internet as our … Continue reading

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Effective Networking with Digital Tools and Resources (Mod 5 – EDTC 6433)

ISTE NETS for Teachers – Standard 5: Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership Personalized Triggering Event Question: How can I help continually enrich the learning environment of my elementary school setting through the use of digital tools and resources? One of … Continue reading

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Teaching Responsible Digital Learners (Mod 4 – EDTC 6433)

ISTE for Teachers Standard 4 – Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility Personalized Triggering Event Question: How can my classroom reflect a state of sound responsibility and ethical behavior in relation to our use of digital tools in the educational community? … Continue reading

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Creating More Capable Digital Learners (Mod 3 – EDTC 6433)

ISTE Standard 3: Model Digital-Age Work and Learning Triggering Event Question: As an elementary school teacher how can I display traits of literary competence in my classroom and in the community surrounding my students, using digital tools? At the heart … Continue reading

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