Assignment: Human Development and Learning in Instructional Contexts
Teaching Journal Installment 1
Textbook Human Development and Learning in Instructional Contexts.
The Teaching Journal in LSE 511 is intended to provide you with an opportunity to pause, reflect, and integrate your developing knowledge of the research on student learning and the implications for teaching practices.
Teaching Journal Topics Modules Reviewed
Installment Synthesize concepts and principles: Role of science in educational practice; learning science; limited capacity of cognition, attention, memory systems in learning; conditions for critical thinking, metacognition, self-regulation, developmental considerations Modules 1-3
Instructions for Teaching Journal
Effective teachers could be thought of as expert learners. Review the big ideas and principles in chapters 1, 2, and 3 and related module materials. Use the research reported and your own background experience to address the following prompts:
Question A. What learning strategies do effective learners use?
Question B. How do effective learners manage challenges of attention and memory in classroom learning contexts?
Question C. Review the developmental trends in the module chapters for this journal installment. What learning strategies would you prioritize for the students that you plan to teach?
Question D. How may the developmental characteristics of the students you will teach challenge you as a teacher?