Laurent Cantet

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    Teaching Technology plays an important role in today’s society. Incorporating it into the classroom in the elementary grades is a great way for students to benefit in the future, as they are introduced to more advanced technology each year. I would incorporate videos on a Smart Board, in my lessons, as a way to enhance my teaching, specifically to make the lessons more interesting. This would be a good way to teach Nancy, who has a problem concentrating if she thinks the lesson is boring. An example of incorporating video in a lesson would be using a website, NeoK12, during a math lesson as a visual aid to teach addition. The video would help the students who do not do as well in math as the other students by watching the problem being solved in a tutorial. Also, they could use Flip Cameras to make their own instructional videos. Another example would be playing a video of a story the students are reading in class. By showing animation of the story, as well as the words as it is being read aloud, the students who have trouble with reading can actually see what is happening and have a better understanding. A great tool for videos of books is MeeGenius! Since most of the students in the class are members of a movie making club, they should enjoy watching the videos. One study found that 62% of teachers believe that using videos in class helps them be an effective teacher (Lepi, 2014). Learning Students have a variety of learning styles. By recognizing and understanding the…

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    My narrative essay is from when I first discovered I wanted to be a teacher and how it came about. It was not a triumph or anything of that sort, it took a struggle for me discover what I wanted to be. It also took the encouragement and help of a highschool teacher that I didn’t even have for class at the time, but he was committed to helping me. My first two years of highschool I didn’t care about grades or what I got as long as my grades were good enough to keep playing sports, everything was…

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    At 8:50 in the morning, Truth, a 1st grader, walks into the class. The first thing I noticed was that his neighbor had forgotten her pencil. Without a second thought, Truth generously offered her one of his. I was introduced to Truth and told him that I was going to be a teacher someday and I wanted to see what it was like to be a student, he laughed and seemed excited to teach me about being a student. Truth was Calendar helper when carpet time began. I watched him grin from ear to ear as he…

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    My Goals For High School

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    My Goals This semester is a new beginning for me. I 'm excited to continue this year working hard for good grades and experiencing new opportunities that make me a better person. My grades in school are my highest priority. I’m always worried about my grades going down or not being prepared for an exam. However, I will not back down this semester. I plan to do the best I can to learn a good impression for the rest of the college years. This year is the start of many more and I don’t want bad…

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    Class discussions and partner share will be a teaching strategies used in our class. It will be important that we teach students what it takes to be an effective lesson partner. Students will be instructed on how to look at their partner, lean towards them, allow them to share prior to add to the discussion and they will know that everyone will be required to participate. With these strategies in place, students will become much more effective partners. As I’m deal with a Pre K-2 SDC class…

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    The award-winning Entre les murs, directed by Laurent Cantet, follows the story of a difficult French language and literature class, but more specifically, the relationship between the class and their teacher Monsieur Marin. This relationship is often portrayed as strained and difficult but we are also shown a more pleasant side to it as well. The film has a documentary feel to it due to the use of a hand held camera, diegetic sound and a lack of music which is usually seen in films. Many…

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    APA Reflection Paper

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    However, most of these strategies are aimed for students who do not have a disability. The guided reading approach is recommended by the Laurent Clerc National Education Center from Gallaudet University (Schirmer & Schaffer, 2010). According to the Clerc Center there are three parts to the guided reading approach; (1) before reading which includes elicit prior knowledge,, build background knowledge, and introducing the book; (2) during reading includes a picture walk through the book, educator…

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    Simone Ggbo Case Study

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    have selected to write about is the case of The Prosecutor VS Simone Gbagbo. The parties involved in this case are Simone Gbargo, her husband President Gbagbo, the citizens of Ivory Coast which is located in west Africa , and finally the International criminal court. In the case of the Prosecutor VS Simone Gbagbo, the defendant is accused of violating the Roman statue and violating crimes against humanities which include murder, rape and sexual violence, persecution, as well as other acts…

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    Laurent Clerc Book Report

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    “Laurent Clerc: The Story of His Early Years” is a book based upon Laurent Clerc life as a deaf child and how he comes to find of others who were also deaf and learn school. In the first few chapter of the book Laurent Clerc is living at home with his family in La Balme. His mother takes him to see doctors and check him out but no one could seem to see what was wrong with him. They would perform all sorts of test on the boy, such as putting medicine in his ears. None of the doctor’s methods…

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    father, Mason F. Cogswell, became worried about how she would be educated. He inquired of the General Association of the Congregational Clergymen of Connecticut as to how many deaf individuals were in the state of Connecticut. Upon finding there were eighty-four such individuals in Connecticut and around four thousand in the entire country, an idea was born. Enter Cogswell’s friend, Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a minister who had also graduated from Yale (“ASD History”). After meeting with…

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