I am an uninvited guest on the unceded (stolen) land of the Syilx Okanagan people. Since I no longer have to worry about reach, clicks and SEO, I can just share what I want. I am passionate about adult education, sourdough and improving my art. But I am known to write about anything I feel like :-) I am also the Guide at Sourdough.Guide

Classroom Management Report

This is a report I wrote for the PIDP 3150 class “Instructional Strategies” at Vancouver Community College. Classroom Management Case Study –Assignment #3 Out of the case studies provided I picked the one titled “Tommy the talker,” describing a student whose enthusiasm seems to become overbearing and affects the ability for participation by the other

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Schema Theory in Teaching

This is the second reflective writing assignment for the course “Instructional Strategies” I am taking towards my Provincial Instructor Diploma at Vancouver Community College” Chapter 3 of Student Engagement Techniques (Barkley, 2020) introduces several very interesting facets of learning. For this reflective writing assignment, I decided to explore the learning-factor “Schemata”. Schemata is the plural

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Examining What Motivates Students

Assignment for PIDP 3250 Instructional Strategies Objective Part 1 of “Student Engagement Techniques” (Barkley, Elizabeth F. 2020) explains the concept of student engagement and what motivates student engagement.The following quotes stood out for me: “Motivation that is driven by social and psychological factors comes in two types: intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation. Intrinsic motivation arises

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