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Knowles' Six Principles of Adult Learning - ACU (Australian Catholic University) Inquiry-Problem Learning. Training and the Needs of Adult Learners. Needs of the Adult Learner In the early 1970s Malcolm Knowles introduced the term "andragogy," describing differences between children and adult learners (Knowles, Swanson, & Holton, 2005).

Training and the Needs of Adult Learners

How to Incorporate Principles of Adult Learning into Training. Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback. By Ceri B.

Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback

Dean, Elizabeth Ross Hubbell, Howard Pitler and Bj Stone Imagine that you had to go to a city you haven't visited before. The 4 Big Reasons You Should Try Mobile Learning. The idea of implementing mobile learning into a course or instruction may be daunting for many educators. They may assume that mobile learning (aka m-learning) is too complicated and so decide to stick to the methods they have more experience with. Besides, the old fashioned methods of learning have worked for centuries, so what’s the need for change? However, the initial anxiety is quickly overcome once people realize the huge advantages that are gained from using m-learning .

Accessibility. 5 charts that explain the future of education. Children need to learn social and emotional skills if they are to thrive in the workplace of the future, a World Economic Forum report has found.

5 charts that explain the future of education

The new research shows that as the digital economy transforms the workplace, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills such as collaboration, communication and problem solving will become ever more important as more traditional roles are mechanized. With more than half of children now entering school expected to work in jobs that don’t yet exist, adaptability is becoming a core skill. Social and Emotional Learning skills are those abilities that lie outside core literacies such as reading, writing and arithmetic. They allow creativity, problem solving and communication and have at their heart social interactions. A Step by Step Tutorial on How to Flip your Classroom with TED Ed. Below is a visual guide to walk you through the process of how to created a flipped lesson using TED Ed website.

A Step by Step Tutorial on How to Flip your Classroom with TED Ed

First head over to TED ED and :1- Click on " Find and Flip " 2- Find YouTube Videos for your lessons You can search YouTube for a video to build a lesson around. This video will be the centerpiece of your lesson. 3- Click to select that video then click on " Flip this video " 4- Listed /Unlisted Now you can choose whether you want your flipped lesson to be discovered by TED community or not simply by clicking on Listed/Unlisted button. Plickers 2.0. An Easy to Use Student Response System Why Should You Use Plickers?

Plickers 2.0

Plickers is a FREE app that can be used on any IOS or Android operating system developed by Nolan Amy. Students will receive a card that has a number on it and the answer choices A, B, C, and D. Teachers can print these free at as many times as they need. 38 Question Starters based on Bloom’s Taxonomy - Curriculet. Curriculet is free for teachers and students.

38 Question Starters based on Bloom’s Taxonomy - Curriculet

Get started here. This is the 2nd post in a series on how to write better curriculets (and literacy curriculum). Our first post can be found here. In this blog post, Lindsey Howe shares some of the best practices she has developed as a teacher and curriculet writer. Lindsey is one of Curriculet’s first writers and she has taught high school English for 8 years.

Bloom’s Taxonomy. By Patricia Armstrong, Assistant Director, Center for Teaching Background Information | The Original Taxonomy | The Revised Taxonomy | Why Use Bloom’s Taxonomy?

Bloom’s Taxonomy

| Further Information The above graphic is released under a Creative Commons Attribution license. You’re free to share, reproduce, or otherwise use it, as long as you attribute it to the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching. For a higher resolution version, visit our Flickr account and look for the “Download this photo” icon. 6 Alternatives To Bloom's Taxonomy For Teachers - This post is updated from an article we published in April.

6 Alternatives To Bloom's Taxonomy For Teachers -

At the end of the day, teaching is about learning, and learning is about understanding. And as technology evolves to empower more diverse and flexible assessments forms, constantly improving our sense of what understanding looks like–during mobile learning, during project-based learning, and in a flipped classroom–can not only improve learning outcomes, but just might be the secret to providing personalized learning for every learner. This content begs the question: why does one need alternatives to the established and entrenched Bloom’s? New ways to share in Google Drive and Classroom. Posted by George Reis, Software Engineer As more and more schools have started using Drive and Classroom, you’ve given us a ton of ideas about ways these tools can help you get more done, especially when it comes to who can share what within your school.

New ways to share in Google Drive and Classroom

So we’ve been working on some new settings for our Google Apps for Education and Drive for Work customers that we hope will take you to your collaborative happy place. Coming Soon: Trusted Domains In the next few months, we’ll be adding a “trusted domains” feature that will allow schools to extend Drive sharing and Classroom participation to domains they choose. 15 Expert Google Drive Tips for Teachers. By Jessica Sanders Google Drive makes your life easier and encourages collaboration and 21st century skill development among your students.

15 Expert Google Drive Tips for Teachers

Make sure you’re getting the most of out this free tool with these expert tips. 1. Use Google Docs templates. With more than 300 to choose from, you can create Pinterest-worthy docs in a fraction of the time. "We don't know what we don't know" - So what can we do about it? In my work I often hear the following... We don't know what we don't know Seems fair enough, right? I always thought so, but recently (after hearing it a lot) I've really be pondering this statement and am starting to wonder if it could, sometimes, just be an excuse.

A Clever Trick to Play YouTube Videos without Distractive Features. YouTube is both a video resource for educational clips to use with your students in the classroom and also a robust video editor to work on your clips before you share them with the world. Recently some extra useful services have been added to YouTube such as creating presentations with audio embedded in them, and live streaming a Google Plus hangout. However, while YouTube is free for everyone to use, it comes with another cost.

Those annoying ads forced at you every time you want to watch a video together with the "recommended videos " for you, are part of the cost users pay for using the service. Using YouTube videos with students means that you might run the risk of exposing them to inappropriate and distractive content that comes in the featured playlist to the left of the video. The textual comments under the video can also be offensive and featuring vulgar language not appropriate for our students.

Kolb's learning styles, experiential learning theory, kolb's learning styles inventory and diagram. David Kolb's learning styles model and experiential learning theory (ELT) Having developed the model over many years prior, David Kolb published his learning styles model in 1984. The model gave rise to related terms such as Kolb's experiential learning theory (ELT), and Kolb's learning styles inventory (LSI). Pinterest. Game-based blended learning & classroom response system. Blended learning.

Learning Theories, Learning Models, Learning Theory Summaries - in Plain English! 5 Common Misconceptions About Bloom's Taxonomy. 5 Common Misconceptions About Bloom’s Taxonomy by Grant Wiggins, Authentic Education Admit it–you only read the list of the six levels of the Taxonomy, not the whole book that explains each level and the rationale behind the Taxonomy. Not to worry, you are not alone: this is true for most educators. But that efficiency comes with a price. Many educators have a mistaken view of the Taxonomy and the levels in it, as the following errors suggest. 1. This is false. The essential behavior in interpretation is that when given a communication the student can identify and comprehend the major ideas which are included in it as well as understand their interrelationships.

Not only is this higher-order thinking – summary, main idea, conditional and cautious reasoning, etc. – it is a level not reached by half of our students in reading, as I noted in my recent post on the sad results in literacy assessment over the past decades. 2. Why UbD is what it is. High Order Thinking Chart. 7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback. Student Centered Instructional Methods. Standard. Planting the seeds for the 702010 learning model in your organisation. Personal Learning Environments and the revolution of Vygotsky’s Zone of Proximal Development. Developmental psychologist Lev Vygotsky defined what the person or a student can do — or the problems they can solve — as three different stages: What a student can do on their own, working independently or without anyone’s help.What the student can do with the help of someone.What it is beyond the student’s reach even if helped by someone else.

He called the second stage the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) which had, as said, two limits: the lower limit, which was set by the maximum level of independent performance, and the upper limit, the maximum level of additional responsibility the student can accept with the assistance of an able instructor. But Vygotsky believed that learning shouldn’t follow development, but rather should lead it.

Theory Into Practice (TIP) Experiential Learning. Training Design Manual : The Complete Practical Guide to Creating Effective and Successful Training Programmes. 1. Gagne's Nine Events of Instrction - How to Make A Lesson Plan. How to use Gagne's model of instructional design in teaching psychomotor skills. Gagne's Conditions of Leanring. Quiz Dojo – Create Quizzes from Your PDFs. 16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners. Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions.

By Eduardo Briceño A growth mindset is the understanding that personal qualities and abilities can change. It leads people to take on challenges, persevere in the face of setbacks, and become more effective learners. As more and more people learn about the growth mindset, which was first discovered by Stanford Professor Carol Dweck, we sometimes observe some confusions about it. Recently some critiques have emerged. Master the Art of Reading with Lewis Carroll’s Four Rules of Learning. Tips On How To Use The 6 Laws of Perception in eLearning. In this article, I'll highlight the 6 Laws of Perception, also known as the Principles of Grouping (or Gestalt Laws of Grouping), and show you how to use each one of them in your eLearning course strategy.

Regardless of the subject matter, the target audience, or the eLearning objectives, these Laws of Perception can help you to design highly effective eLearning courses. The Gestalt Theory is based upon the idea that our eyes perceive things as a whole, before recognizing individual elements. In essence, learners will first look at the big picture, and then they will move onto the details that collectively create this big picture.

Google in eLearning Archives. 6 Ways To Use Drag And Drop Interactions In Your eLearning Course. Richard Feynman: The Difference Between Knowing the Name of Something and Knowing Something. The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything. We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea. So I decided to go to the source and talk to the guy who actually created the theory. Anders Ericsson is a professor of psychology at Florida State University. His wonderful new book is Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise. Tips for Effective Facilitation « Ideas for Great Facilitation.

I am frequently asked what it takes to be an effective facilitator. Guided Reflection: How Can We Use Metaphor to Reflect on Learning in a Meaningful Way? How to think critically and analytically. 38 Question Starters based on Bloom’s Taxonomy - Curriculet. 35 Psychology-Based Learning Strategies For Deeper Learning. Critical Thinking Skills in Education & Life. 5 tips to improve your critical thinking - Samantha Agoos. Dropbox Education. Dl-finley-53-ways-to-check-understanding. Gold Standard PBL: Essential Project Design Elements.

4 Essential Rules Of 21st Century Learning. Blended Learning Definitions. Carolyn Perlini sur Twitter : "Delivering effective feedback to students:... How to Read a Book a Week. Re-reading is inefficient. Here are 8 tips for studying smarter. Academic Phrasebank. Master the Art of Reading with Lewis Carroll’s Four Rules of Learning. Learning Styles. Adult learning. Learning from Reflection on Experiences & Capturing Lessons. Learning theories. Bloom's Taxonomy. What are the Intellectual Ideas Everybody Should Know? FE Skills Project. 4 Elements to Effective Adult Learning, According to Neuroscience. The ABC’s of Competency-Based Learning. The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn! Learning Theories, Learning Models, Learning Theory Summaries - in Plain English!

The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking. Differentiation Planning. 5 Questions To Drive Personal-Professional Learning. A Taxonomy of Reflection: A Model for Critical Thinking. Professional Knowledge and Skills Base. The Inquiry Process, Step By Step. Academic Phrasebank. Academic Writing Module. Find the Right Words - Words To Use.

Heutagogy and lifelong learning: A review of heutagogical practice and self-determined learning. Community of practice. Donald Schon (Schön): learning, reflection and change. 35 Psychological Tricks To Help You Learn Better. QR Codes Explained and Ideas for Classroom Use. Quote Generator - Make Your Own Unique Quote - Academic Phrasebank. Academic Phrasebank. 9 Learnings from 9 Years of Brain Pickings. The only technique to learn something new / Boing Boing. Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer. Management Study Guide - Library. Reading with intention can change your life — Quartz. John Hattie & Helen Timperley: Visible Learning and Feedback. Kolb Learning Cycle Tutorial - Static Version. History of Learning & Training. Experiential learning articles + critiques of David Kolb's theory.

40 websites that will make you cleverer right now. The Power of Chunking: How To Increase Learner Retention. Learning methods.