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      • Samantha Gray
        Samantha Gray commented on the blog Unit 2 Part 2
        Remix https://turtle.sugarlabs.org/index.html?id=1583690839347629&run=True    
        • Samantha Gray
          Samantha Gray commented on the blog Unit 2 Part 2
          Hello Dr. Ardito, I am sorry I am just answering you now. Things have been hectic. Unfortunately I did not have a chance to try Turtle Blocks with my students. I do plan to when we get back to school, I feel they would really enjoy it!...
          • Heidi Anthony
            Heidi Anthony commented on the blog Excursion 4
            Hi Emma, I can not imagine being in a classroom with no fully structured lesson. I would feel so uneasy. As students it is hard to just sit down and take notes imagine how the middle schoolers feel.    I understand completely why...
            • Heidi Anthony
              Heidi Anthony commented on the blog Excursion 4
              Hi Rachel, This post is very interesting. I have never heard of this strategy but I will definitely be implementing . I think it creates a positive learning environment that promotes interactive learning. I think this allows students to stay on...
              • Heidi Anthony
                Heidi Anthony published a blog post Heidi A. Excursion 4 in the group ED 524 Spring 2020
                Analysis of Learning in Middle School.    I am currently a student teacher (6th grade) and my mentor teacher focuses on ELA. The school is located in the lower east side and it is a district 1 school. For the past few weeks we...
                • Hannah Treuer
                  Hannah Treuer commented on the blog Excursion 4
                  Rachel,  I love this lesson! I find that every time I implement a i do, we do, you do strategy into my classroom or observed this strategy it is very successful with every age group. The kind of support students feel during this strategy I...
                  • Hannah Treuer
                    Hannah Treuer commented on the blog Excursion 4
                    Syed,  Everything about this lesson I love. To even add an artifact from it makes it that much easier to visualize! I specifically love and agree with the massive amounts fo feedback and peer review incorporated into this lesson. It is not...
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                        Kendall Stevenson commented on the blog Unit 2 - Processing Project
                        import processing.sound.*; SoundFile file; void setup() { size(640, 360); img = loadImage("public.jpg"); // Load a soundfile from the /data folder of the sketch and play it back file = new SoundFile(this,...
                        • Syed Mohsin
                          Syed Mohsin commented on the blog Excursion #4
                          Hello Marissa, I enjoyed reading your post. I loved how you observed that your mentor teacher made mistakes for the students to point out and correct. I have seen this strategy being practiced with 3rd graders before and know how effective it is...
                          • Marissa Burke
                            Marissa Burke published a blog post Excursion #4
                            2. Analysis of Learning in Middle School. Describe lessons/learning activities that you have seen that struck you as appropriate to how these students learn and analyze what you saw. Use the prompts below to help organize your analysis, which...
                              • Syed Mohsin
                                Syed Mohsin
                                Hello Marissa, I enjoyed reading your post. I loved how you observed that your mentor teacher made mistakes for the students to point out and correct. I have seen this strategy being practiced with 3rd graders before and know how effective it is...
                              • Nicole Wallach
                                Nicole Wallach published a blog post Text Based Coding
                                When I was experimenting with Trinket and using colors I noticed that the program did not recognize "rainbow" as a color. I was curious to see if each letter would be a different color. I thought it was interesting that the program did not...
                                • Syed Mohsin
                                  Syed Mohsin published a blog post Excursion 4 in the group ED 524 Spring 2020
                                  a. Start by describing the context of the learning. What school district and school? What subject(s)? What was the goal of this/these lessons? I observed a science teacher in a district 30 school, called IS 230. The subject being taught was...
                                    • Hannah Treuer
                                      Hannah Treuer
                                      Syed,  Everything about this lesson I love. To even add an artifact from it makes it that much easier to visualize! I specifically love and agree with the massive amounts fo feedback and peer review incorporated into this lesson. It is not...
                                    • Hannah Treuer
                                      Hannah Treuer published a blog post Excursion 4
                                      Excursion 4: Effective Learning Activities
                                      • Miranda Barbara
                                        Miranda Barbara commented on the blog Excursion 4
                                        Hello Emma, Sorry this comment is a bit late, but I was trying to find another post for Excursion 4, as I just posted mine. I am glad I read this post. I had actually visited Blythedale over the summer when I took ED 675 (students with severe...
                                        • Miranda Barbara
                                          Miranda Barbara commented on the blog Excursion 4
                                          Hey Rachel,  Great post, you were really able to give a lot of detail from your observation! For my observation I was in a 6th grade class, and I observed math lessons. I see a lot of similarities between your teacher and my teacher. I...
                                          • Miranda Barbara
                                            Miranda Barbara published a blog post Excursion 4 in the group ED 524 Spring 2020
                                            Observation of 6th grade math classes
                                            • Roberto Molina
                                              Roberto Molina commented on the blog Excursion 2-3: Learning Environment
                                              Hi Julia, I really like that you said, "If a student has a different idea for an assignment, they are always welcome to suggest it and if approved, do it the way they wish."  It takes a lot of trust for a student to approach the...
                                              • Roberto Molina
                                                Roberto Molina commented on the blog How Middle Schoolers Learn
                                                In response to your questions:   1. The major lesson I learned from developing and delivering this lesson is that curriculum NEEDS modification.  Even the best written curricula are not one size fits all.  An educator needs to...