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Teaching Goal Presentation

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Emily Skiba

on 29 April 2010

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my evolving teaching goal: by Emily Skiba "People are often advised to practice moderation in everything they do. The way to succeed in achieving their goals, they are told, is to remain balanced, controlled, and restrained. But this advice is misguided. Instead of being moderate, people should be passionate and intense. Throughout history, moderation has produced nothing extraordinary or exceptional. Excellence in any pursuit requires excess — great enthusiasm, high energy, and extreme effort."

Assignment: Is moderation an obstacle to achievement and success? Plan and write an essay in which you develop your point of view on this issue. Support your position with reasoning and examples taken from your reading, studies, experience, or observations. THE GOAL This semester, my teaching goal was to present students with materials to read outside of the classroom and to help them commit the content of that reading to memory for later use as evidence in their SAT essay. As a teacher, my goal was to learn what methods best 1) actually get students to read, 2) remember what they read, and 3) be able to use what they read in an analytical essay. Citations

http://www.setexasrecord.com/content/img/f224084/ladder.gif Original Plan:
-GIVE students an article to read for homework and write about the next day
-PROVIDE students with poems to read and discuss in class the next day
-WATCH video with students and ask them to complete a writing assignment at home
What do these have in common? IS moderation an obstacle to success? Movies People Movements what i learned what we did scaffold projects authentic assignments student choice diversity of perspectives The SAT is ________________.
(A) difficult
(B) biased
(C) a poor indicator of college preparedness
(D) fair
(E) a good indicator of college preparedness
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