EDLD 5318 Final Reflection

INTRODUCTION I will be designing and teaching an English I course for 9th grade students. This is a year-long course designed to provide 9th graders with an overview of literary genres. The students will read poems, short stories, and novels. They will learn to appreciate the distinctive qualities of literature. They will also be expectedContinue reading “EDLD 5318 Final Reflection”

10 Benefits of an ePortfolio

The amount of research that I have done on the power of an ePortfolio has been extremely eye opening. I had the chance to read a very insightful article by Karen Barnstable. I have attached the link as well. https://kbarnstable.wordpress.com/2010/01/08/41-benefits-of-an-eportfolio/ Barnstable categorized and explained a multitude of benefits that ePortfolio’s can have on student, staffContinue reading “10 Benefits of an ePortfolio”

The Importance of a Growth Mindset

Staying innovative and creative is one of the most important things that we can do as Educators. This involves being able to have a Growth Mindset. In a “Growth Mindset” a person’s success and talents are cultivated through perseverance and hard work. Having natural talent and intelligence is only the starting point for people whoContinue reading “The Importance of a Growth Mindset”

Anything is Capable With A Growth Mindset

Teaching students to have a “Growth Mindset” will not only help them in their academic career, but it will also assist them in life. Being able to measure individual growth from experiences is something would benefit not just students. If we teach the 4 steps process and Carol Dweck’s framework we will prepare our studentsContinue reading “Anything is Capable With A Growth Mindset”