This week’s weekend Ed. Quote was supplied by Cynthia who is one of the dedicated teachers in the PBS TeacherLine online learning course that I facilitate. The course is “Teaching with Primary Sources from the Library of Congress”
“Curriculums must become more thought-filled in the sense of enlarging students’ capacities to think deeply and creatively.”–Costa (2008)
Thank you Cynthia!
Costa, A.L. (2008, February). The thought-filled curriculum. Educational Leadership, 65(5), 44-46.
Great teachers are always exploring new strategies to improve teaching and learning.
Flipped Classrooms is a Learning Trend addressing instructional time, classroom activities, and how both are allocated.
The article post titled, “Flipped or flattened classroom?” illustrates the Flipped Classroom extrememly well, including resources.
“Six Reasons Why PBL is Applicable in a Flipped Classroom” is a blog article that gives tips for transitioning our current Problem-Based Learning units into Flipped learning experiences.
“An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.”
—Carl Jung, 1875-1961