EDS 143 Introduction

Learning in an online setting has taught me to constantly reflect my study habits and time management skills. My experiences tell me that surviving UPOU is made possible by “staying busy” and being an efficient worker. “Staying busy” means that it is now part of my routine to check my school email, answer DFs and…

EDS 180 Final thoughts

Multigrade teachers are the unsung heroes of our country. Throughout the course, I have read modules, clippings of news, and documentaries that highlight the importance of putting the needs of the students first in the classroom. In the Philippines, this often coupled with tales of teachers with meager learning resources, salaries, and willingness to cross…

EDS 180: eJournal #3

Classroom management in the multigrade setting is one of the most demanding tasks I have seen in practice. Picture this: a class of 50+ students, of various ages and different learning abilities. Half of them are eager to participate in class, sitting prim and proper in the first row with their hands poised for note…

Final eJournal Entry

I am truly grateful for this course as it made me meet the requirements of my practicum. Amongst others, it made me aware of the instructional media and materials that are fitting for the ALS students, and to an extent, to the technical education setting. Moreover, it made me competent enough to create learning resources in…

EDS 151 ejournal 7

For this discussion forum, I assessed the lesson plan “Movement across the Cell Membrane”, a lesson for Grades 6 through 8. The objectives are as follows: 1.       Students will design a model of the cell membrane. 2.        Students will develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation regarding cell structures, components, and their specific functions. 3.      …

EDS 151 eJournal 6

Lamb’s take on different types of internet resource made me aware of my limited idea towards the subject. Prior to the module, I have always held a conception that the word “internet resource” encapsulates everything that is web-based. (I’m wrong, obvs) I also learned that the selection and integration of resources in teaching and learning…

EDS 151 eJournal 5

The first time I encountered audio in my academic life was way back in pre-school when the teacher played songs about trees and bees using a cassette tape. Back then, audio had two different uses: first was to lull energetic kids with peaceful atmosphere and encourage lethargic kids to play with other children, basically buoy…