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10 Things Children Will Always Remember. How to Get Students to Work Harder. Over the past five years, more than $200 million has gone toward launching the new Common Core standards, with the goal of closing achievement gaps in public schools.

How to Get Students to Work Harder

But for all their meticulous detail about math and language curricula, the standards fail to address one important factor: the psychological barriers that stand between many students and deeper learning. Unless students are motivated to take on the new standards, and persuaded that they’re up to the challenge, the Common Core could have the unintended effect of leaving many students even further behind. Researchers like Stanford psychology professor Carol Dweck—best known for her 2006 book Mindset—have been gathering insights into student motivation for three decades. New work by her colleagues makes a strong case for focusing on students’ perceptions of themselves. The good news is that students can be buttressed psychologically to tackle academic challenges. The results were striking. 136. The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary. The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education This is number 7 in my blog series on major learning theories.

The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary

My plan is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief overview of their theories, and how each can be applied in education. In the last post we examined the work of Mihály Csíkszentmihályi on Flow Theory. In this post, we explore the work of John Dewey on experiential and interactive learning. John Dewey is one of the giants in the history of educational theory, and it’s difficult to isolate one of his specific theories to discuss here. The theory and how it can be applied to education. Games and Your Brain: How to Use Gamification to Stop Procrastinating. It is Thursday afternoon.

Games and Your Brain: How to Use Gamification to Stop Procrastinating

Benefits of Gaming: What Research Shows. Part 7 of MindShift’s Guide to Games and Learning.

Benefits of Gaming: What Research Shows

Games and learning advocates often come up against the video game stigma. Despite the fact that we’ve now seen decades of game play, and that a generation of gamers has grown up without a civilization collapsing, the bad reputation persists — and it’s mostly based around fear. News stories abound: games make kids hyper, violent, stupid, anti-social. It’s not only that people are generally wary of the unfamiliar, we also live in a culture of heroism and progress that casts every innovation as a revolution. Rather than celebrating modification and iteration, we divide the world into what’s cutting-edge and what’s obsolete. But the introduction of video games in the classroom does not need to mean the end of books. Recently, researchers have begun to look at the positive impact of games both in a general way and for learning in particular.

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Age-Related Variations Between Young and Adult Learners: A Theoretical Review of Different Perspectives

Smart Classroom Management. Teaching English to Young Learners. Details Hits: 8,575 TEYL or Teaching English to Young Learners refers to a more specialized area of teaching English‏‎ which deals with younger students.

Teaching English to Young Learners

Aside from the usual considerations which you should give to any TEFL class, there are certain extra considerations to take into account. This page offers general tips and ideas for the young learners classroom. Note, young learners here are assumed to be about 3 - 12 years old. First Lessons with Young Learners. English_handouts.pdf. 06-44-2-b.pdf. Psaltou&Sougari. 10 Ways to Sabotage Your Classroom Management. By Jennifer Gonzalez You know the basics: Establish clear rules and consequences, be consistent, keep students engaged.

10 Ways to Sabotage Your Classroom Management

But even with all that in place, the small things you do could be wreaking havoc on your whole system. Here are some habits you might have developed that are messing with your classroom management, along with more effective alternatives. 1. Smiling at the Wrong Times This was a big problem for me. Classroom Management Ideas. Classroom Management.