Welcome back. This week I’d like to discuss learning spaces and how they contribute to student learning. In his book, Sheninger (2019) describes an innovate school named Clark Hall which was setup more like modern office building than a typical American high school. The main objectives for the school were to: “Provide an open, bright,… Continue reading Updating Today’s Learning Spaces
This week I have chosen to discuss blended learning, blended instruction, makerspaces, and BYOD programs. According to Sheninger (2019), “blended instruction is what the teacher does with technology. Blended learning is where students use tech to have control over path, place, and pace” (p. 132). Basically, blended instruction is integrating different types of technology into… Continue reading EDUC 638 Blog Post 3 – Blended Learning and Blended Instruction
This week, I have chosen to talk about Michael Fullan’s six secrets of change and the potential roadblocks involved with them. Michael Fullan, a leading expert in change, outlines the following secrets of change: love your employees, connect peers with purpose, capacity building prevails, learning is the work, transparency rules, and systems learn. Fullan’s first… Continue reading EDUC 638 Blog Post 2 – Fullan’s 6 Secrets of Change
Hello, everyone! My name is Penny Trupe and this is my introduction post for EDUC 638 at Liberty University. I currently live in Bedford, Virginia on a very small homestead – we have about an acre of land. My husband and I have been married for almost 14 years We have three children who are… Continue reading EDUC 638 Introduction
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