I have learned a lot about social networking through this week of projects. First and foremost, I never thought that social networking was something that I could do with kids as young as third grade. But now I have seen that there are social networking projects that could be done with students as young as kindergartners. Obviously the way social networks are used and which social networks are used depends entirely on the age of…Continue
When I keep Bloom’s and Marzano in mind during my lesson planning, it drives my instruction in a direction of critical thinking. Without them, it is very easy to slip into the busy work or textbook work that is only memorizing information. Keeping the Marzano strategies and levels of Bloom’s in mind helps me focus my instruction on skills that are more important.
Any competent teacher will be implementing some of Bloom’s or Marzano’s in their instruction without even trying.…Continue