Monthly Archives: May 2012

What is the correlation among these variables: engagement, relevance and equity?

  Engagement has to do with relevance. Relevance is the condition of” being connected” or when something is pertinent. In other words students are engage in a lesson when there is something for them.  How do we achieve engagement? I don’t … Continue reading

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Field trips and “hands on” activities: experiences which grow dendrites

I read an article about Brian Cambourne’s Conditions of Learning Theory and their connection to Brain/Mind Principles (Early Childhood Education Journal, Vol. 31, #1, Fall 2003). In this article I found three issues in a learning classroom which have the … Continue reading

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How are Oreo cookies and milk linked to inequity in education?

I read an article about Brian Cambourne’s Conditions of Learning Theory and their connection to Brain/Mind Principles (Early Childhood Education Journal, Vol. 31, #1, Fall 2003). In this article I found three issues in a learning classroom which have the … Continue reading

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