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Bloomin' Apps. European Section. Home - The Teacher Toolkit. The 5 Minute Marking Plan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner #5MinPlan. Marking is an occupational hazard for all teachers.

The 5 Minute Marking Plan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner #5MinPlan

Whilst ‘The 5 Minute Marking Plan’ cannot do your marking for you (sadly) it will help you focus on the job in hand and help ensure you maximise your students’ learning and your own. Written by @LeadingLearner – Stephen Tierney. Download on TES Resources: Click to download the template This planner adds to a growing number of 5 Minute Plans, including: The thinking that underpins the plan: …seeks to highlight those elements of marking that have greatest impact on learning, namely: Sharing the key marking points (you may refer to these as success criteria). The time spent on marking students’ work must also help you identify common errors, so you can: Require students to correct and improve their work.Re-teach elements of the lesson, scheme of work, programme of study or syllabus to help close key gaps in students’ knowledge, understanding or skills.Inform future teaching programmes. Teachinghistory.org.

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information. An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information.

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently assessed 770 seventh graders in two states to study these areas, the results definitely got our attention. Unfortunately, over 70 percent of their responses suggested that: The Best Resources On Differentiating Instruction. Teachinghistory.org. Tools of the Historian. Bloom’s Taxonomy: The 21st Century Version.

So much have been written about Bloom’s taxonomy; one click in a search engine will flood your page with hundreds of articles all of which revolve around this taxonomy.

Bloom’s Taxonomy: The 21st Century Version

Bloomin' Apps. Pimp my Classroom: 8 ways to confuse the cleaner. I posted this image on Twitter a while ago of when I made an entrance into my classroom out of an enlarged essay.

Pimp my Classroom: 8 ways to confuse the cleaner

I used the slice tool on Photoshop, printed A3 in B/W and then, aided by two students, pieced it back together. St. Peter's School Teaching & Learning Research & Development. CPD Briefing #9: Comments, on comments The CPD Briefing for this week was handed over to staff, in department teams, to revisit input to date from our Thursday morning sessions.

St. Peter's School Teaching & Learning Research & Development

Since November nearly all of the 20 minute sessions -delivered by more than 30 different staff-… Read more › Motivating Teens with Mobile Devices. Design Thinking in the Classroom: Free Inspiration from the Ad Award Winners. "For students, the best classroom experience is a space of possibility.

Design Thinking in the Classroom: Free Inspiration from the Ad Award Winners

" - Anne Stevens1 Design thinking can transform your classroom into a space of creativity, excitement and possibility. The design thinking process involves rethinking and reframing problems to make things easier, more streamlined or different. Jackie Gerstein attests that design thinking is an important skill for students to learn as part of their education.2 What Is Design Thinking? Design thinking is a structured approach to solving problems. But for the purposes of this post, we'll define the eight phases of design thinking as follows: Define the problem: This is the first and most important step of the process. How Can I Bring Design Thinking into My Class? There are a variety of ways to bring design thinking into the classroom, but here is one excellent activity that is easy and free. Lifelong Learning. AUTODIDACTIC PRESS - lifelong learning advocate, Charles D. Hayes.

Accelerated Learning. The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have. By EdTech Team Updated on march 2, 2015 : The original list that was created in 2011 comprised 33 skills , after reviewing it we decided to do some merging and finally ended up with the 20 skills below.

The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

The 21st century teacher should be able to : Sugata Mitra's 5 favorite education talks. TED. Big Thinkers on Education. Rethinking education in the age of technology.pdf. The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of. Interpersonal learning , personalized learning, second life learning , 3d learning, collaborative learning and virtual learning , these are just some of the few buzz words you would be be reading so often in today’s educational literature.

The 21st century pedagogy teachers should be aware of

Things have changed , old methods and pedagogies are no longer relevant. The teacher-controlled learning where pre-constructed information is presented in a formal and standardized classroom settings becomes very obsolete. The urgent questions we should , as educators , ask ourselves are : what are the driving factors behind this huge transformation in learning ? And Do we need a new pedagogy to better enhance learning ?

Advancements in technology and particularly social networking technologies are changing the whole educational framework . How To Think & Learn... How it's done - Building Learning Power. BLP has a clear social, moral and philosophical rationale.

How it's done - Building Learning Power

It puts at the heart of education the development of psychological characteristics that are judged to be of the highest value to young people growing up in a turbulent and demanding world. And it has a robust scientific rationale for suggesting what some of these characteristics might be, and for the guiding assumption that these characteristics are indeed capable of being systematically developed. Two BLP frameworks Within this context, BLP provides two frameworks. The first is a coherent picture of what the powerful learner is like. The first framework. What it is - Building Learning Power.

Building Learning Power has one big ambition, based on three core beliefs, nurtured by three root systems, leading to a revolution in learning.

What it is - Building Learning Power

A big ambition Building learning power is about helping young people to become better learners, both in school and out. It is about creating a culture in classrooms - and in the school more widely - that systematically cultivates habits and attitudes that enable young people to face difficulty and uncertainty calmly, confidently and creatively. It's not 1989. I saw this online the other day. It's too good not to share... When I used to be the Technology Coordinator for a K-8 school, I had colleagues sometimes try to make this argument. Flipping The Classroom… A Goldmine of Research and Resources To Keep You On Your Feet. Greetings from Boston and BLC12 (Alan November’s Building Learning Communities Conference ). If you wish to follow the happenings at BLC12 check out the hashtag #BLC12 on Twitter. Welcome to another post rich in resources on the Flipped Classroom. If you have come here looking for links that will guide you to videos and multimedia to use in a Flipped Classroom you will find that in the second half of this post.

Perhaps you have tried a little Flip of your own and want to learn more. If you are beginning to investigate what a Flipped Classroom is, with the thought of possibly trying some kind of Flip yourself… then this is also the right place. Quick Note – I have been getting a lot of request asking if I will make a visit to your school, organization, or conference.

Apps for Multiple Intelligences. A-Z - School of Education Communication and Language Sciences. Introduction I am interested in self organising systems, particularly for primary education. Background Prof. Sugata Mitra is Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, UK. Bloom’s Taxonomy: The 21st Century Version. Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education.