Monthly Archives: November 2011

So you want to be a teacher…

I wanted to become a teacher when I was at primary school. As to what kind of teacher, I wasn’t sure, but it was the first thing I wanted to be. In my family, there are quite a few teachers. … Continue reading

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Evidence of differentiated instruction in a classroom

What would an effective differentiated classroom look like? What would an administrator want to see as evidence that you are differentiating effectively? For the teacher to start where the students are, she must know her learners in terms of their … Continue reading

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Multiple intelligences and learning styles

We have been looking at various learning styles and Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences (MI) and their implications in a DI classroom. My first exposure of these models were last summer when I did my CELTA, as with many … Continue reading

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