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Some years ago, when I worked in a university, I underwent training in teaching and learning to improve my lecturing skills.
Open source, for both the classroom and the self-educator, proves an absolutely swoon-worthy digital ocean of information.
Flickr: Elizabeth Albert The current structure of the school day is obsolete, most would agree.
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Lenny Gonzales Learning styles—the notion that each student has a particular mode by which he or she learns best, whether it’s visual, auditory or some other sense—is enormously popular. It’s also been thoroughly debunked.
PAPERSHOW is an annotation tool that allows users to draw on paper with a clever pen and paper system that simultaneously creates electronic versions of the sketch on a local computer.
I felt it was worthwhile to update the Top Post (over 25,000 views) on Langwitches:
When evaluating the quality of teaching in the school, inspectors must consider:
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Mete Akcaoglu defines “sketchcasting” as:
If OFSTED were to walk into a lesson tomorrow they would see the following: Prior to the lesson students would have viewed an 8-10 min screencast introducing the topic. This resource would have been produced and sent via twitter to the students when appropriate.
Unlike computer memory which is increasing with time, human memory takes the opposite route.