Conceptual Framework

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Conceptual Framework by Mind Map: Conceptual Framework

1. Allows students to pace their own learning

2. Builds time management skills that allow the students to pace themselves

3. Classroom Management

3.1. Classroom Organization

3.1.1. Seating Chart

3.1.1.1. How this will work best to promote the best environment for education

3.1.1.2. Ensure that every student is comfortable with their seat and surroundings

3.1.2. Engaging

3.2. Creative Workspace

3.2.1. Inclusivity

3.2.2. Promotes an atmosphere of learning

3.3. Classroom Rules

3.3.1. Collaborative

3.3.2. Promotes an atmosphere in which all students feel safe

3.4. Strategies

3.4.1. How to dismiss to line up to leave the room

4. Literacy

4.1. Classroom Library

4.1.1. Allows for students to have the exposure to books

4.1.2. Promotes reading

4.1.2.1. Creativity

4.1.2.2. Love for reading developed

4.2. Early Literacy

4.2.1. See the progress of young learners

4.2.1.1. Ability to identify those who struggle and those who excel

4.2.1.2. Tracking progress can lead to higher confidence in the student

4.2.2. Lays the foundation of a student's literacy

4.2.2.1. Foundation is the most important part of literacy

4.2.2.2. Foundation must be strong in order to advance from early literacy

4.3. Literature-Based Approach

4.3.1. Allows teacher to pick books

4.3.2. Geared towards students' interests and needs

5. Restorative Conferences

5.1. Rebuild relationships

5.1.1. Repair any friendships

5.1.2. Decreases chance of repeating the act

5.2. Allows for both parties to share their feelings

5.2.1. Both parties are heard

6. Literacy Assessments

6.1. Helpful to an extent

6.1.1. Should not be the end all be all

6.2. Provides a clear rubric of how to assess

6.2.1. Be careful to not rely completely on this rubric

6.3. Allows for teachers to see progress

7. Backward Design

7.1. Allows for the end goal to always be in mind

7.1.1. Stay on one topic the whole time

7.1.2. Prevents losing track of your goal while planning

7.2. Allows for planning for multiple ways to get the same end result

7.3. Very helpful lesson planning strategy

8. Participation

8.1. Promote active participation

8.2. Allows for active learning

8.3. Does not leave room for passive learning

9. Choice Theory

9.1. Motivation

9.1.1. Internal

9.1.1.1. Comes from inside the student

9.1.1.2. A need or a drive

9.1.2. External

9.1.2.1. Reinforcement

9.1.2.1.1. Positive

9.1.2.1.2. Negative

9.1.2.2. Punishment

9.1.2.2.1. Positive

9.1.2.2.2. Negative

9.2. Needs that drive human behavior

9.2.1. Survival

9.2.2. Love and belonging

9.2.3. Power

9.2.3.1. Over

9.2.3.2. With

9.2.3.3. Within

9.2.4. Freedom

9.2.4.1. Freedom to

9.2.4.2. Freedom from

9.2.5. Fun

9.3. Choice Words

9.3.1. It is always important to be aware of your word choice in the classroom.

9.3.2. What you say is just as important as how you say something

9.3.2.1. Always be aware of facial expressions and body language

9.3.2.2. Body movements can enhance what you are going to say

10. Comprehension

10.1. Important to check for comprehension whenever possible

10.2. Is the reason why we read

10.2.1. Reading is pointless without comprehension

10.2.2. Without comprehension, there would be no understanding what anyone is reading

11. Social Cognitive Theory

11.1. Created by Albert Bandura

11.1.1. Began in the 1960s

11.2. Combines classical and operant conditioning with:

11.2.1. Mediating processes that occur between stimuli and processes

11.2.2. Behavior is learned from the environment through the process of environmental learning

12. Vocabulary Instruction

12.1. Vocabulary correlates to reading

12.2. Three tiers of words

12.2.1. Tier 1

12.2.1.1. Basic Words

12.2.2. Tier 2

12.2.2.1. Academic Vocabulary

12.2.3. Tier 3

12.2.3.1. Specialized Terms

13. eLearning

13.1. Easily accessible with internet access

13.2. Allows for at home learning

13.2.1. Great for snow days

13.2.2. Great during times of a global pandemic

13.3. Can be a negative for students who prefer face to face instruction

14. Equity and Access

14.1. eLearning

14.1.1. More prominent

14.1.2. Do students have computer access at home?

14.1.3. If parents work from home, does that affect students' access??

14.1.3.1. What if you have siblings and only one computer?

14.2. Traditional Teaching

14.2.1. Less prominent

14.2.1.1. Books provided

14.2.2. Students that can't afford supplies

15. Professional Growth

15.1. Lesson Plans

15.1.1. I have become a thousand times more confident in my skills in writing lesson plans

15.1.2. Still need to work on making lesson plans more engaging

15.2. eLearning Lesson Plans

15.2.1. learning how to develop eLearning lesson plans has allowed me to learn how to teach online effectively

16. LMS

16.1. Google Classroom

16.1.1. Seemed a lot simpler

16.1.1.1. Is it simpler for students?

16.1.1.2. Simpler for teachers

16.1.2. Quizzes were easy to make

16.1.3. More organized

16.1.4. Easy to link other websites/tools

16.2. Canvas

16.2.1. I am familiar with it

16.2.2. Easy to navigate because I know most of the features

17. Time Management

17.1. Schedule

17.1.1. Daily Schedule planning out each day's work

17.1.2. In addition to google calendar, I keep a physical schedule that I write into

17.2. Calendar

17.2.1. Use google calendar to organize activities

17.2.2. Allows everything to be easily organized

18. Self-Paced Learning

18.1. Gives students freedom to be self-motivated

19. Collaboration and Motivation

19.1. Collaborative work leads to higher motivation

19.2. Creating relationships with students leads to students being more motivated

19.3. Creating relationships with a student allows the student to be more comfortable which will lead to them being more motivated in the classroom

20. Social Issues in the Classroom

20.1. As a white educator, how do I address what is going on in the world right now?

20.1.1. Students will have questions, and I need to be educated on the topic in order to inform my students accurately.

20.2. Diverse texts

20.2.1. I believe that having diverse texts allow all students to be seen and to see themselves in texts

20.2.2. It is essential to have texts in which all students can see themselves and can connect with

20.2.3. Diverse texts allow students to connect the readings to their own lives and allow them to gain more from the texts than something that they do not see themselves in

20.3. Normalize the conversation of racism

20.3.1. No one is too young to learn about racism and why it is a disgusting mindset

20.3.1.1. I have often heard the phrase that people are not born racist, but are taught it

20.3.1.2. If people are taught racism, then it is our duty as educators to ensure that no one that comes through our classroom is taught to be racist or to tolerate racism at all

20.3.2. As educators, we are on the frontlines to normalize this conversation

20.3.2.1. If we can talk to children about it and have meaningful conversations about it, then who can't have this conversation?

20.3.2.2. Children learning about this from a young age from someone trusted (teacher) will know why it is wrong and will learn how to have a conversation about racism with their own peers and family members

21. Culturally-Responsive Teaching

21.1. Allows students to feel respected and welcomed

21.2. Using students' cultural backgrounds in daily lessons allow them to see themselves in their learning

21.3. Helps build an inclusive classroom

22. Building Relationships in an Online Environment

22.1. Must be able to connect with our students even if we have to meet virtually

22.2. Use ice breakers to learn more about the student and to allow the student to learn more about you

22.3. Building a relationship will lead to the student putting in more effort

23. Constructionism

23.1. Construct something to show learning

23.2. Having someone look at your construction will lead to you being more motivated

23.3. Focused on the external side of learning

24. Constructivism

24.1. Learning exists in the mind

24.2. Learning is a social activity - done through interaction

24.3. More of a focus on the internal side of learning

25. 5E's

25.1. Allows for active participation while gaining knowledge

25.2. Teacher's role is to facilitate and support students

25.3. Allows for the students to become better learners

25.4. Using technology with this can strengthen lesson plans

26. Virtual Tutoring

26.1. Experience in online classroom

26.1.1. Got much more comfortable with conversing and teaching in a virtual platform

26.1.2. In my future classroom, if I need to do any virtual teaching days I will be much more comfortable with this

26.2. Experience with google classroom, zoom, and building my own website

26.2.1. I had no experience with any of these before this class

26.2.2. Gave me new tools to use for my future classroom

26.3. Experience with working with a co-teacher

26.4. One on one experience with a student to monitor progress

26.4.1. Was very easy to see the progress of our student throughout the four weeks

26.4.2. Tutoring a kindergarten student allowed us to see great strides with reading, letter recognition, etc.