Forget the term Millennials, Generation X or even “the kids these days.” The term “Generation Self-Serve” might be more appropriate. Children growing up now are the first generation to experience “self-service” to the extent that their parents have demanded–or grudgingly accepted–these new experiences. From filling up the car with gas and scanning and bagging your … Continue reading
Response to Intervention: Implications for Spanish-Speaking English Language Learners. This is a great article on RTI (Response to Intervention) and the ESL learner through various instructional techniques: using cognates, teaching syllable relations between languages, phonological awareness, fluency and comprehension. It also discusses the over and under referral of ESL students to special education within the … Continue reading
Thinking through innovation and creativity to reach the learning needs of all students is my passion. Success can only be fostered through learning, developing and trying new approaches to education. Methodologies and platforms of instruction should be interactive and learner-focused incorporating all learning modalities. Learning modules should have kinesthetic, visual, and auditory components. Students will … Continue reading
Digital Voice Recorders Turn Students Into Interviewers.
I am excited to get this blog up and running. The focus of this blog is to connect creative minds in the field of education who are passionate about thinking outside the box in developing instructional materials to meet the learning needs of students of all ages. It is a community where we can share … Continue reading