There are two approaches according to Spady, the traditional and transformational. The traditional approach emphasizes students’ mastery of content some cross discipline outcomes like the ability to solve problems or to work cooperatively, whereas, the transformational approach emphasizes longterm, cross-curricular outcomes that are related directly to students’ future life roles such as being a productive worker or a responsible citizen or parent. The approaches mentioned strongly suggest the use of authentic assessment methodologies in the various
Propose a conceptual model of Education Technology Acceptance (ETA) in the Virtual Communities of Practice (vCoP) frame. Surveys regarding attitudes and perceptions. A regression analysis confirms the expected correlation between technology use intention and corresponding behavior. Virtual mentoring in online universities can be supported relying on central vCoP participants. The proposed conceptual model enlarges the scientific understanding of technology-enhanced learning in
Differentiation, with respect to instruction, means tailoring it to meet individual needs of the students. Teachers can differentiate content, process, products, or the learning environment, the use of ongoing assessment and flexible grouping makes this a successful approach to instruction. Teachers differentiate the four classroom elements based on student readiness, interest, or learning profile. (Tomlinson 2000). Differentiated instruction can be known as an organizing framework in teaching and learning which calls for a major restructuring in the classroom and syllabus, if done in the proper way, its benefits will transgress the costs.
An interesting discovery from this view of learning is that the mind is not just a sponge able to soak up every bit of information it is presented with. The generative learning theory allows one to realize the importance of creating meaningful learning opportunities in the classroom. If a teacher can allow students to be hands-on in the class a large amount of the time and the ability to create their own meaningful solutions to concepts presented in class, they will experience success in the classroom. A student needs to be able to make a unique personal link to the information they are present and themselves for adequate learning to occur in their mind. As a result, the teacher plays a key role in presenting students with different methods and opportunities for generation and improved comprehension of topics they may struggle with throughout their educational career or in any learning environment they may be presented with in
He also states that during the process of growth and change, training is the easy part of effective professional development. Jacob Kounin turned his attention on a study of the practical problem of classroom management, from the standpoint of technology. But Fred Jones talks about tools for teaching implements response to intervention where it is a multi-level system that focuses on the prevention of learning problems. It is designed to develop capacity for identifying, adapting and sustaining effective instructional practices. Dr. Jones has developed methods of classroom management that are both powerful and affordable for all teachers.
Non-monetary rewards (working in an environment conducive to learning, seeing positive results in student learning, or responding to parent pressure) can be motivating. School-based management may be implemented in conjunction with other reforms. It is not unusual to regard school-based management as only one of several strategies designed to improve student learning. Community control
On the teacher level, teacher’s feelings and attitude, computer literacy and perceptions of its effectiveness, creativity, preparedness, and motivation are important. Research has shown that teachers’ adoption and acceptance of technology in class is largely influenced by their attitudes (Huang &Liaw, 2005). Buabeng-Andoh (2012) emphasized that the ways in which teachers adopt and integrate computers into their teaching influence the use of CALL .On the school level, factors such as training, availability of facilities and principal support influence computer use. Gray (2001) believes that school administrators have a pivotal role in successful incorporation of technology in teachers’ classrooms. On the system level, education system, curricula, class hours and textbooks affect teachers’ use of
These methods are commonly used in for data collection in narrative inquiries. According to Creswell (2005), narrative inquiry involves problem identification, purposeful selection of the research sample, collection of stories from the participants, collaboration between the researcher and the individual telling the story, retelling the narratives given by participants and finally the researcher writing the experiences of the participants, these are the procedures that the researcher proposes to follow in the proposed
As discussed previously, effective lesson planning can have a positive effect on the motivation on a teacher. This is certainly the case for effective planning in the workplace. It also aids in satisfaction. Although the lesson plan’s primary objective is to improve the overall quality of teaching to benefit students, this also improves teacher motivation and development. This is achieved through using the lesson plan as a permanent record of lessons taught.
The traditional relationship between student and teacher is changed with collaborative learning. We cannot exclude technology which helps to develop all these characteristic of the modern classroom. These classrooms help student to enhance their knowledge and to prepare themselves for higher