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What Are the Differences Between Knowledge, Wisdom, and Insight? Knowledge, Wisdom, and Insight may sound like synonyms, but they are not.

What Are the Differences Between Knowledge, Wisdom, and Insight?

Theory of Knowledge. The Art of Complex Problem Solving. SOTF. 5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms. Google Forms allows you to create pages so that all of the questions are not all on one screen.

5 Things You Did Not Know About Google Forms

In some circumstances the questions do not apply for every student. If students answer no they are not participating in a sport the section of questions about which sports the student participates in can be skipped. If you are using a Google Form as a formative assessment quiz you can direct students to a page with instruction on the topic if they get the question wrong or go to the next question if they get the question correct. Start by creating all of your pages. Use the “Add item” drop down menu to add multiple page breaks. For Multiple Choice questions there is an option to “Go to page based on answer.” When students finish filling out a Google Form the default message is “Your response has been recorded.” If some of the fields of your Google Form are highly likely to have a specific answer or if you reuse your Form it can be handy to pre-select some of the answers in Form.

How to write a good multiple choice question?

Communities of practice & personal learning networks. Pi (π) explained visually. Explained Visually By Victor Powell Before we define π, let's define a circle.

Pi (π) explained visually

Theory of Knowledge. Learning. Tech to Enhance Learning. 11 Ways to Learn Something New Every Day. Wise Bread Picks A while back, I wrote about the benefits of improving your memory, and I did so for a very specific reason: My mother is in the beginning stages of dementia and I've been looking for ways to slow it down and potentially even reverse its effects.

11 Ways to Learn Something New Every Day

What I found is that in addition to nutrition, exercise, and practiced recall, learning new things is a key component to combating this disease.

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Learning Authors. Motivation. What's The BlogID Of My Blog? This blog is (for those of you not familiar with it) "The Real Blogger Status".

What's The BlogID Of My Blog?

The URL (name) of this blog is currently " and it was previously " Subject to the details involved in the renaming process, I am entitled to rename this blog anytime that I wish, and the name (URL) can change, anytime I do so. Center for Teaching. There is a very good series of articles in Education Week on rethinking evaluation and the future of teaching.

Center for Teaching

I highly recommend reading these series for public and independent school teachers and administrators. Many interesting ideas and provocative questions come out of this series that hopefully inform the dialogue that leads towards excellent schooling for the 21st Century. Here are the links to the articles in the series called, Commentary Collection: The Future of Teaching. TPACK (was TPCK) Key links: TPACK wiki | TPACK Newsletter | Key pubs: Mishra & Koehler 2006 | Koehler & Mishra 2008 Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK), builds on Shulman’s idea of PCK, and attempts to capture some of the essential qualities of knowledge required by teachers for technology integration in their teaching, while addressing the complex, multifaceted and situated nature of teacher knowledge.


At the heart of the TPACK framework, is the complex interplay of three primary forms of knowledge: Content (CK), Pedagogy (PK), and Technology (TK). See Figure. Effective technology integration for pedagogy around specific subject matter requires developing sensitivity to the dynamic, transactional relationship between all three components.

CDTL Brief, Newsletter. Lectures: Common Weakness.

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Learning Tools. OTL - Tools. References. Actividades de Aprendizaje. Infographic: Brick and mortar schools are so last year. By Carmel DeAmicis On September 18, 2013 Virtual classes are hypin’ hot these days.

Infographic: Brick and mortar schools are so last year

You can’t read the news without coming across mention of MOOCs or cyber schools or computers that teach students how to do their homework. Now, a new info graphic from startup Vidyo shows that the numbers of students attending such classes support the buzz. Vidyo surveyed 500 students in higher education, and a third of them said they will attend a virtual classroom in the coming year. Virtual classrooms have gotten mixed reviews from educators and experts in the industry. Manifesto. With a giant "People of Earth!


" The Cluetrain Manifesto roared into the Web’s consciousness in 1999. Appearing first as a website, quickly followed by the book, the Manifesto proclaimed an "end of business as usual. " The authors, four Internet experts, led readers through the new reality of the networked marketplace with their 95 Theses, including the first one—startling in its simplicity and truth: "Markets are conversations. " And business listened.

But ten years after Cluetrain's original publication, too many companies are still ignoring the idea that their markets are really made up of people—and the book's message remains more relevant than ever. Setting SMART Goals for Students and Employees. Teaching students to set goals for themselves is not a skill that is typically taught in most educational situations, yet it is a valuable life long discipline.

Setting SMART Goals for Students and Employees

Most managers will agree that in order to be successful one must begin with the end in mind. Both students and employees can therefore benefit from learning how to set goals. The old adage of “if you fail to plan, you plan to fail!” Rings true, and we recommend making sure anyone taking a course have a goal or desired outcome that they can work towards accomplishing. Set SMART Goals A helpful guide to setting goals is found within the acronym SMART. Specific Goals need to be well defined and easy to understand.

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Learning Styles.