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  • Aimee Whatson
  • Emma Breen
  • Carol Radmall
  • Lucy D Roberts
  • David Antrobus
  • Jo Cuming
  • Andrea Thompson
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Lissa's Discussions

Lack of respect from learners

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roland Baggott Jan 21, 2013. 4 Replies

HiAs a teacher trainer I would really appreciate some help and opinions on a situation that I am having with a specific group.I teach a music performance techniques class which is a self directed…Continue

Technology taking over the classroom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Esch Feb 16, 2013. 16 Replies

Technology is rapidly replacing the need for pens, paper, whiteboards, markers with technology and resources.Personally I am all for technology in classrooms but I am sure there are some teachers who…Continue

Formative assessment

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anita bell Dec 26, 2012. 2 Replies

What is the impact Of formative assessment on teaching andLearning?Continue

POST 16 DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOUR

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rashidah Tutashinda Dec 25, 2012. 5 Replies

How would you deal with a post 16 learner who has arrived late for your class, then lacks motivation to get involved with the tasks set? What would you say? How would you approach the learner without…Continue

 

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Jennifer Esch replied to Lissa's discussion Technology taking over the classroom
"Hi Lissa, I really enjoy integrating technology into the classroom, although I view it as a tool rather than a end-all or something that should complete replace pens, paper, whiteboards, etc. In the past, however, I've worked for an…"
Feb 16, 2013
Jennifer Esch replied to Lissa's discussion Technology taking over the classroom
"Hi Keeley, I didn't use computers to write and edit papers until I got to high school and, while there are times I prefer editing a printed copy of a paper rather than editing on a computer (and vice versa), I find it challenging to edit…"
Feb 16, 2013
Roland Baggott replied to Lissa's discussion Lack of respect from learners
"Hi Melissa, Sorry to hear about your current 'lack of respect' troubles. The students you refer to I assume are studying for a qualification that means they have to follow and complete modules? At the start of the session do you list out…"
Jan 21, 2013
Colin Chaplin replied to Lissa's discussion Lack of respect from learners
"Hi Melissa, This sounds interesting!  How old are they? Do they see your sessions purely as extra rehearsal time? And, do they think they know it all, or at least, do they think they know more than you?  If this is the case, then I would…"
Jan 20, 2013
Marie G. replied to Lissa's discussion Lack of respect from learners
"What consequences do you have in place for failure to be on task?  Are the consistently implemented?  The consequences might need to be put into place, made more serious, or enforced more strictly.  "
Jan 19, 2013
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Lack of respect from learners

HiAs a teacher trainer I would really appreciate some help and opinions on a situation that I am having with a specific group.I teach a music performance techniques class which is a self directed lesson, I am having trouble with gaining respect from these learners. At first they were great and would get on with any tasks that I set, however recently since they feel comfortable with me I have noticed they have been less motivated.The lesson is self directed, during this time they practise a set…See More
Jan 19, 2013
Lissa replied to Tracy brookes's discussion Motivation...
"Hi Tracy I'm having the same problem, I had a music performance group last week and this happened to be when I was being observed. Some learners lacked motivation and I found it very difficult to get them indulged in the task. Considering the…"
Jan 19, 2013
Lucy D Roberts replied to Lissa's discussion Technology taking over the classroom
"Hi Melissa, There is a total lack of technology in my current placement, but thinking about it, there is a lack of technology generally, especially as we have the equipment, but the teachers I work with don't make use of it. The main focus of…"
Jan 18, 2013
David Antrobus replied to Lissa's discussion Technology taking over the classroom
"Hi Melissa, I tried doing one of my observation classes with a prezi presentation and loads of youtube videos and I forgot to actually talk with the students. I made the mistake of thinking if I used technology this would keep the students…"
Jan 17, 2013
Lissa replied to Colin Chaplin's discussion Should teachers be competitive?
"Hi Colin This could go either way depending on the learners as individuals, some learners may like a bit of competition and others may feel threatened by it which could result in a lack of creativity or even behaviourial issues. I feel once you…"
Jan 9, 2013
Lissa replied to Theresa Young's discussion Learning by 'heart'
"Hi Theresa yes the memory still haunts me but from that experience i certainly remember them. whilst learning the times tables in groups we could learn from each other aswel. in regards to my own area of music we have a saying forl the cirlce of…"
Jan 9, 2013
Lissa replied to Sylwia Kramarz's discussion How can we make a student want to learn?
"As teachers it is our job to make sure that our session plans are created to cover many aspects and one of those being to make the lesson fun and interesting as possible The advantage of FE is that the learners have chosen to study the course,…"
Jan 9, 2013
Lissa replied to Hannah Garnham's discussion How to Manage a Creative Learning Environment?
"Hi Hannah At high school we used to have a gallery of everyones work when entering the art block, i feel this gave inspiration to many people, it would make me feel proud to know that my work that i spent hours on was being displayed. However my…"
Jan 9, 2013
Lissa replied to Colin Chaplin's discussion Is a more 'successful' artist a better arts teacher?
"Hi Colin No not at all, my area is music, i have a friend who is on tour with his rock band and he is a fantastic guitar player, however he has said to me on numerous occasions that he hasnt got a clue how to read music, he learns from ear which is…"
Jan 9, 2013
Lissa replied to Melissa Jade Totman's discussion Technology in the classroom, is it too much?
"Hi Melissa Technology within my area is very important in many aspects, for one music programmes where learners can create compositions is beneficial for them to be creative. Also the use of the interactive whiteboard is something i use the majority…"
Jan 9, 2013
Lissa commented on Anita bell's blog post What if any would you take off the curriculum ? To teach attitudes regarding money, good debt and bad dept?
"i agree with mel, i feel that PSHE needs to cover more important issues that many have such as handling financial issues, paying tax and how it works, writing CVs, interview techniques. Personally when i was at school i dont recall any of what…"
Jan 9, 2013

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