THE ROOT OF THE WORD “ASSESSMENT”
IS FROM THE LATIN “ASSIDERE”
WHICH MEANS “TO SIT BESIDE'”
Assessment should not only be about giving a grade at the end but it should be an on-going process, where teachers and students alike assess their learning as they work on the projects. I think it must be written in bold letters in to teachers training methodologies books.
What is the biggest benefit for me I’ve got in these courses ? It’s not a badges. It’s an additional energy charge to my attitude as a teacher about using modern teaching methods.
“If children can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” ― Ignacio Estrada the best sentence I have found on Valentina Petrova blog . Continue reading Module 4. Assessing PBL
It’s not that I am so smart,
It’s just that I stay with problems longer
During this course I collect articles, links, teachers reflections, everything, I have found useful to improve my work. This module make me feel like in Neverland.
Why I feel like that? Because I hear for the first time, that somebody talking not about percents, points, marks, but about values you can’t measure by points. Like a resilience. Question. Who care about? Who should care about? As parent I thought that is my own duties.
Continue reading Module 3 review or may I get in to Neverland?
Guess, that is my first thought about collaboration?
I never like collaboration at school. Really. Because usually all meetings were held like that:
And after few hours talking about nothing, I was a person, who should finish all project alone.
Effective collaboration is not easy. Definitely not.
Continue reading Collaboration, collaboration. Module 2. PBL
About my PBL experience . Actually I have no experience. I’m starting this course like totally beginner even at first I have had other opinion.
My learning diary temporarily on Padlet and Tackk. Even these tools are great, I have decided to stay loyal to my blog I have started with Open eTwinning MOOC.
Module 1. What is PBL and why I use it .