Tutor profile: Kewanta G.
Subject: Professional Development
Name an effective strategy to use during a professional development session to break up the monotony.
Jig-saw is an effective strategy to use during a professional development session. It allows participants to take a portion of a large assignment and focus only on a small portion. Small groups will then present their portion to the whole group.
Subject: Earth Science
Every day the Sun appears to move across the sky from East to West. This causes the day and night cycle. However, the Sun is fixed in the center of the solar system. Why does it appear to move.
The Sun appears to move because the Earth rotates on it's axis. We stand on the Earth and do not feel it moving. When we look up in the sky the Sun appears to move from East to West.
The most unchallenged assumption in education is that students come to school ready and willing to learn. However, that is simply not the case. Before students can learn the content, educators must have certain systems in place. What should educators do in the first three weeks of school?
The top seminal researchers in the field of education state that educators should teach the expectations and procedures for the first three weeks of school. Students must learn how to behave before they learn the curriculum.
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