Juggling is not recommended?

Distractions are the epitome of my life.  I have always been a proud multitasker, but I’m starting to realize that this isn’t always a good thing.  Many of the environments that we work and live in each day don’t provide the structure to be a single-tasker.  We utilize computers and networks that have instant messaging, … Continue reading Juggling is not recommended?

How can I thank you, Sesame Street?

If a child can read, write, and count, but cannot converse, question and socialize, then he or she is not properly educated. - Neil Postman Neil Postman’s disputed quotes are something I find interesting to dissect as it brings to light some persuasive arguments regarding the ‘edutainment’ industry that is prevalent in our society and … Continue reading How can I thank you, Sesame Street?

What’s the theory behind all of this?

I have always been interested in the psychology of learning, which entails biological influences, social pressures, and environmental factors that affect how people think, act, and feel.  As teachers, we have a huge impact on how students gain knowledge, which is largely dependent on their learning style.  Believe it or not,  it is likely that … Continue reading What’s the theory behind all of this?