Monday, February 11, 2019

Round Rock News

Round Rock ISD has a Headlines section on their website: roundrockisd.org

Select one story that interests you and provide a summary and your thoughts on the headline.

Post your response in the comments by 11:59 pm on Friday, February 15th.

Monday, February 4, 2019

New Semester Start

Sometimes, getting back into the swing of things after a break like winter break can be
difficult for a teacher and their students.

Ask your mentor teacher what their strategy is for getting students back to work.

Post your response in the comments by 11:59 pm on Friday, February 8th.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Making it Interesting

Watch this TEDx talk from Gordon Kangas about Giving Presentations Worth Listening To


Tell me at least one thing you learned about giving interesting presentations from listening to his talk.

Post your response in the comments by 11:59 pm on Friday, February 1st.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Effective Teachers

Great teachers can change lives. Teachers are in the unique position to be able to possibly be the only positive impact on a student’s life. While this may or may not be the case for you, it is probably true that one of your teachers has inspired you in some way. If you think about that teacher, there is likely things about them that make them a great teacher. What are they?

Identify your favorite teacher, past or present, and list at least five qualities that make him/her an effective teacher.

Post your response in the comments by 11:59 pm on Friday, January 25th.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Ethics

As you start a career as an educator, it is imperative to have a strong code of ethics. Having a strong code of ethics involves being a professional with your colleagues and students. Educators have influence in the classroom to follow and enforce rules. Laws indicate what can and cannot be done. Ethics are what people should and should not do.

Why do you think ethical behavior standards and legal responsibilities related to education are important?

Post your response in the comments by 11:59 pm on Friday, January 18th.