Thursday, December 21, 2017. As I ponder over the emerging technologies that we have studied so far in this program, I feel the need to properly define the term. Emerging technology is the name given to any technology which can be perceived as creating a prominent impact and changing the status quo. It is a … Continue reading Late Night Reflections on Emerging Technologies in Education…….
Saturday, 9th December 2017, 10 AM. As I search for appropriate resources regarding efficient technological interventions for assessments, I ponder upon why we need technology to intervene for assessing students? Can assessments delivered using technology provide for a clearer picture of student needs, interests, and abilities as compared to traditional assessments? Can they contribute towards … Continue reading Virtual Student Assessments – Yay or Nay?
The lesson plan provided below has been taken from a teacher, who is currently teaching geography to 6th grade in a well known school in Karachi, Pakistan.It covers the topic “Weather & Climate”. Its organization, as provided to me by the teacher, is as follows: Subject Class Periods/Lecture 3 classes/week Topic Weather & Climate Learning … Continue reading Letter of Advice to A Sincere Educator
Wednesday, September 20, 5:00 p. m. As the class starts, my thoughts drift towards the realization of how important it is to understand the art of instruction before we step out to teach or introduce technology as a learning aid in order to avoid unnecessary expenses. As our professor skims through last week’s slides for … Continue reading To Tech or Not to Tech (Part 2) ……
Thursday, 5th October, 2017. As I sit down to reflect upon the topics we have covered in the past few weeks, I find myself drawn to Piaget’s model of cognitive development. This is, particularly, because I feel that it covers the nature and development of human intelligence or cognition. So, who was Piaget? He was a … Continue reading Piaget’s Model of Cognitive Development