Category Archives: Practicum


Practicum Reflection – Week of Nov. 9th

It has been a pleasure observing so many lessons and activities in which Teacher Candidates look to plan and facilitate valuable learning opportunities for their students. These have included both active and more passive learning strategies. Active learning has been defined as “a process whereby students engage in activities, such as reading, writing, discussion, or

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Strategies to support engagement

Let’s get practical! I’ll start a brief list of strategies you can employ to increase student engagement, active listening and thinking during discussions and lessons. It would be terrific to see individuals ‘add’ to the list… in this way, we might build a bank! Utilize think-pair-share (don’t forget the think time!) Call on students randomly

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