Wrap-up for EDS 111

Finally, I am writing my last entry for this course. It means that I how somehow survived the grueling journey when I was almost on the verge of giving up in the first week. But I am glad that I continued because, honestly, I have learned so much from this course (and my other course too)….

MODULE 6: Principles of Effective Teaching

Diversity “Children with diverse backgrounds and abilities refers to those children who usually fall outside of (are excluded from) the mainstream educational system due to gender, physical, intellectual, social, emotional, linguistic, cultural, religious, or other characteristics. (UNESCO. (2015). Embracing diversity, p. 10) I am a TV series fanatic and the word “diversity” is often times has…

MODULE 5: Community Among Teachers

Professional development is something that I’ve always imagined as 3-day seminars conducted in hotels or closed, fancy air-conditioned rooms, where there is a reputable speaker with a  pertinent degree is going to have a lecture and impart the attendees with the knowledge he’s accumulated from all his years from studying. Teachers are seated and listening…

Module 4: The Twenty-first Century.

1.How would you describe your teaching perspectives prior to your reading of the module resources? How would you compare your prior conceptions about learning and teaching to the ideas discussed in the resources of this module? What factors influenced your conceptions about teaching and learning? As I reflect on my definition of teaching I would…

MODULE 3: Teaching Effectively

In my previous ejournal, I was asked the question of what kind of teacher would I like to be and I answered that I want to be a teacher who’ll make a change. My answer would still be the same but with some additional description. After finishing the task in module 3, I have realized…

MODULE 2: Teachers as professionals.

Before I started reading the resources, I defined teacher professionalism as the right conduct of a person inside the academe. He should hold high moral values ruled by principles. These values are/ should be free from some personal preferences that the teacher holds. A professional teacher treats the people inside the academe with respect despite…

MODULE 1: Reflective Teaching Practice.

Hello there! It is, once again, time to write my thoughts and realizations regarding this module. I’m going to start by answering the questions: Did your definition of reflection and your opinions of reflective teaching practice change? Why or why not? How? Did it? The answer is YES! (WITH CONVICTION).  Before reading the resources in…

First Journal entry for EDS 111.

Online learning and my role as a student in UPOU This is my first time to be in this type of learning environment and I have ideas of what to expect and I hope I’ll be ready enough to overcome the circumstances that online learning will present. Online learning provides a great opportunity for people…