ECS 210

Creating Good Citizens

Growing up, I feel my schools have encouraged me to be a good citizen. In elementary we really focused on the ideas of virtues. This was more of a focus on the personally responsible citizen. We would learn virtues such as respect, responsibility, honesty, perseverance etc. We would do the Terry Fox walk every year… Continue reading Creating Good Citizens

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ECS 200

Week 5: Culture and Diversity

3 Things I Learned High-SES students of all ethnic groups show higher average levels of achievement on test scores and stay in school longer than do low-SES students. Also that the longer the child is in poverty, the stronger the impact is on their achievement. I knew what a stereotype was as well as a… Continue reading Week 5: Culture and Diversity

ECS 200

ECS 200: Self, Social and Moral Development

3 THINGS I LEARNED I learned some very helpful guidelines when dealing with physical differences in the classroom. As a student I always knew I wanted to be a teacher, but I never knew that teachers were doing some of these things, especially things like arranging seating so that smaller students can see and participate,… Continue reading ECS 200: Self, Social and Moral Development

ECS 210

Ralph Tyler Rationale

Ralph Tyler introduced four questions that every educator must answer when creating curriculum or instructional programs: What educational purposes should the school seek to attain? What educational experiences can be provided that are likely to attain these purposes? How can educational experiences be effectively organized? How can we determine whether these purposes are being attained?… Continue reading Ralph Tyler Rationale