Category Archives: Education

Education by Herman Miller

Today, in my Contemporary Pedagogy class, I was exposed to a Versatile Learning Environment, located in Torgersen Hall at Virginia Tech. Had I not been participating in this class, which has encouraged me to seriously contemplate the education that I … Continue reading

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Bloom’s Taxonomy

While reading about UVA’s recent implementation of Problem Based Learning as the foundation for their medical school curriculum, I saw mention of Bloom’s Taxonomy, which is a name that I have not heard or thought about for a long time. … Continue reading

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Privilege

Found a little something that I wanted to share on RVANews: http://rvanews.com/features/walking-home-alone This ties in nicely with recent discussions and reading that we have been having in my Contemporary Pedagogy class regarding privilege, and it makes me consider my privilege. … Continue reading

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An analogy for teaching

On the topic of education, I began with a story about learning, and my experience with learning thus far, and so I think it only fair that next I take a look at the idea of teaching. In the minds … Continue reading

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Learning

Every once in a while you learn something that challenges your view of the world, your view of yourself and your place in that world. Maybe that knowledge grants you small understanding that does not necessarily change your life, but … Continue reading

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Inertia

So I have been thinking about why I am here, and decided that an attempt to summarize my thoughts might be a suitable topic for my very first blog post. Maybe I should clarify…I am not talking about “The Big … Continue reading

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