Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Second Day: Intel

This module has helped me think about using standards and formative assessments in the following ways:

Focusing my teaching to give students a chance to reflect on less content

Using more formative assessments as a way to give students a better range of ways to foreground their understanding of the task at hand

Thursday, September 18, 2008

First Day: Intel

A hectic but productive day that has required me to stretch a bit on a new platform.  It will get easier . . .

This module has made me think about my role as an instructional designer in the following ways:

I have technology challenges that I thought I left behind years ago--

It is much easier to think about my students' learning and my course components in increments shorter than an entire unit plan!  

My teaching is digressive and I have to leave room for this in the unit plan on Shakespeare.