Reflecting on safety in the Humanities

When have safety issues arisen in a Humanities class? Two categories of safety concerns surround safety apprehensions within the humanities, those involved within the classroom and those of out of class experiences. Classroom concerns are those that may cause immediate harm such as electrical faults, computer issues, online harassment/ bullying and structural hazards. Field trips… Continue reading Reflecting on safety in the Humanities

Self-assessment and student learning

Within this post we will be looking into: vital skills, attitudes and values and how these are fundamental within Geography, what is the correlation between teacher subject knowledge and student learning and achievement and finally the implications of this research for my practice as a pre-service, then practicing, teacher. Vital skills, attitudes and values and how… Continue reading Self-assessment and student learning

Identifying misconceptions in the Humanities of education.

Within this post we will investigate two questions regarding misconceptions in the humanities of education.For these questions we will be investigating the value of geography specifically. Firstly, what do we regard as a misconception? To begin with, misconception is defined as ‘A view or opinion that is incorrect because based on faulty thinking or understanding’… Continue reading Identifying misconceptions in the Humanities of education.

Purpose of Blog

This blog was created for the use in my university course EDS4408 Secondary Humanities Curriculum and Pedagogy assessment. Through this blog topics of discussion will include: Misconceptions, self-assessment and student learning, reflecting on safety, literacy and numeracy and differentiation. These topics will be in regards to assessment 1.