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ESE504 : The Class : Essentials : Chat

The Chat Room

To complete this assignment successfully, you should:

  1. Study the assignment carefully
  2. Complete the assignment as directed

Chat Room Discussions

Module One

Suggested topics

1) Register and introduce self

2) Talk about new research on nature and nurture, giving your position.

3) How does a belief in development affect the way we teach?

4) Studying child development includes viewing students as dynamic in their growth.
How does understanding of ages and stages affect dsicpiline in the classroom?
Does it change how you view student actions?
Is nature or nurture more responsible for who we become?

5) Discussion about assignments

Two good links for teacher chats on development are

1) 2)

If you find a great place, be sure and share it with others in the course.

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