Category Archives: Community Engagement EDFX173

PRAC DAY 7: 17/05/17

How motivated were the students in the class you observed? What do you think made the difference for those who were not motivated if any? As a whole, the class has a very positive atmosphere to learn, interact and listen … Continue reading

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PRAC DAY 6: 10/05/17

Is the learning focussed on rote memory or deep learning? What strategies does your teacher use to help children develop new knowledge? During my community engagement, I have witnessed almost every week the teacher in my classroom focusing her teaching … Continue reading

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PRAC DAY 5: 03/05/17

Identify elements of good teaching you notice in your classroom observations. Today I really enjoyed my community engagement as this was the first time I observed the school getting creative and artistic. The whole school came together and had a … Continue reading

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PRAC DAY 4: 05/04/17

Identify some examples of family engagement in the school you visit? How involved are parents in the education of the children? Within my allocated school I perceive that the parents of the students are significantly involved in their learning. This … Continue reading

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PRAC DAY 3: 29/03/17

  Identify examples of Constructivist theory in the classroom you observed. Today I attended a class and observed the students participate in group work and then present this work to the rest of their peers. Students were given content on … Continue reading

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PRAC DAY 2: 22/03/17

22/03/17 Today’s community engagement session was again a mixture of one-on-one support to students with reading difficulties, followed by observing two classes receiving, discussing and beginning an in-class assignment. For my weekly blog, I thought I would answer the following question … Continue reading

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PRAC DAY 1: easing into my first day

15/03/17 What an amazing first experience. Today I had my first day attending community engagement at Hills Adventist College in Kellyville. Not having much information on what the prac would entail, I woke a little nervous for the day ahead. … Continue reading

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