Hi all!After listening to episode 4 of the program, I feel confident that I am able to create class activities based on the socratic seminar where students work in groups to debate open-ended questions.What I like the most about the SC is the roles of students and teacher in the process here. The students are very active and engaged in their learning while the teacher's main role is that of a facilitator, guide, and monitor who provides help and support only when needed. This activity not only…See More
I have certainly heard of Bloom's Taxonomy before and I have even used part of it, but not very consciously, I admit. Now that I have made the connection between the shallow questions and the first 3 levels (remembering, understanding,…"
"I am a little late in the discussions going on, however, I still want to share some of my takeaways from Episode 1.
Before I listened to this first episode of the program, I thought of critical thinking as a process in which someone is engaged in…"
“Critical Thinking for Teachers” is a series of interactive radio programs and podcasts for teachers in rural areas of OAS member states. These audio programs strengthen teachers’ ability to teach critical thinking skills in mathematics, literacy, science, and citizenship education. Woven into an entertaining drama series, the participatory lessons feature short pauses that allow teachers to respond to questions, partake in group discussions, write plans for their classes, and more.…See More
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I am an ESL/ESL teacher working in secondary school and language institute.I also design and conduct training (pedagogy and technology) for teacher in remote areas in Haiti. I am very interested in teaching methods that facilitate active learning in the classroom. So I love exploring the value of technology in the learning teaching process.
In my free time, I make music and play with a local band.
I am looking forward to learning, sharing, and collaborating with members of this ITEN virtual community.
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