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English Teaching Online ~ the one with all the STARTER ACTIVITIES

Do you wake in the morning with a spring in your step, knowing that you've got 30 sets of beautifully prepared cards waiting to be chopped into tiny pieces before period 1? No? Then worry not. None of these writers assumes you're really a Blue Peter presenter (as Geoff Barton so succinctly puts it) with a production team to match.

On the other hand, there's plenty here that you will want to try: creative, realistic ideas to get your students thinking, that won't involve you doing fifty times as much work as them. Humanistic Approaches to Teaching. A Link to "An Overview of Humanistic Education" by Bill Huitt The Trouble with Behaviourism - How a humanist teacher keeps his students motivated Humanism would concentrate upon the development of the child's self-concept.

Humanistic Approaches to Teaching

If the child feels good about him or herself then that is a positive start. Maslow Updated: Reworking of the famous psychological pyramid of needs puts parenting at the top. If you have ever felt that your children are your life's work, then you may in fact be recognizing a high-level psychological need.

Maslow Updated: Reworking of the famous psychological pyramid of needs puts parenting at the top

Caring for your children, feeding them, nurturing them, educating them and making sure they get off on the right foot in life -- all of the things that make parenting successful -- may actually be deep rooted psychological urges that we fulfill as part of being human. This is according to a team of psychologists who have updated a cornerstone of modern psychology -- Abraham Maslow's pyramid of needs. Maslow's pyramid describes human motivations from the most basic to the most advanced. But Maslow's time tested pyramid, first proposed in the 1940s, had begun to look a bit weathered and outdated. So a team of psychologists, including two from Arizona State University, recast the pyramid.

"Within the psychological sciences, the pyramid was increasingly viewed as quaint and old fashioned, and badly in need of updating," Neuberg added. Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and diagrams of Maslow's motivational theory - pyramid diagrams of Maslow's theory. Home » leadership/management » maslow's hierarchy of needs Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs motivational model Abraham Maslow developed the Hierarchy of Needs model in 1940-50s USA, and the Hierarchy of Needs theory remains valid today for understanding human motivation, management training, and personal development.

Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and diagrams of Maslow's motivational theory - pyramid diagrams of Maslow's theory

Indeed, Maslow's ideas surrounding the Hierarchy of Needs concerning the responsibility of employers to provide a workplace environment that encourages and enables employees to fulfil their own unique potential (self-actualization) are today more relevant than ever. Abraham Maslow's book Motivation and Personality, published in 1954 (second edition 1970) introduced the Hierarchy of Needs, and Maslow extended his ideas in other work, notably his later book Toward A Psychology Of Being, a significant and relevant commentary, which has been revised in recent times by Richard Lowry, who is in his own right a leading academic in the field of motivational psychology. (N.B. 1. Flip this lesson! A new way to teach with video from TED-Ed.

Announcing a new way to use video to create customized lessons: the “Flip This Lesson” feature from TED-Ed, now in beta at

Flip this lesson! A new way to teach with video from TED-Ed

With this feature, educators can use, tweak, or completely redo any video lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on a TEDTalk or any video from YouTube. How? Just plug the video in and start writing questions, comments, even quizzes — then save the lesson as a private link and share with your students. The site allows you to see who’s completed the lessons and track individual progress.

It’s still in beta, but we’re so excited about this feature we had to share. Watch the short video to learn how it works: “Flip This Lesson” is an open platform — you can create a lesson from any video, whether from the TED-Ed library, from more than 1,000 TEDTalks, or from any video on YouTube. How the Flipped Classroom Is Radically Transforming Learning. Editor's Note:Posts about the flipped class on The Daily Riff beginning in January 2011 have generated over 240,000 views to-date - thanks contributors and readers . . .

How the Flipped Classroom Is Radically Transforming Learning

See our other links related to the flipped class below this guest post. Since this post was written, Bergmann and Sams have released their book, Flip your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day. Do check it out. - C.J. Westerberg How the Flipped Classroom was Born by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams In 2004, we both started teaching at Woodland Park High School in Woodland Park, Colorado. "And how the Flipped Classroom changes the way teachers talk with parents. Reviews and recommendations of tools for education. Teaching Websites. Project-Based Learning Activity. What is Project-Based Learning? For Teachers – Google in Education.

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Laurillard conversational framework

A stub is an entry that did not yet receive substantial attention from editors, and as such does not yet contain enough information to be considered a real article. Gilly Salmon’s Five Stage Model of E-learning. JD – critique of LD standard as an implementation of LD theory: it does not define how to develop and implement Learning Design “activity tools” (or environments) and it only names two activity tools – email and conferencing; it does not have a concept o. Welcome to the Excellence Gateway. Workshop titles. T & F Online. The purpose of this study was to better understand the instructional and assessment strategies that are most effective in the online learning environment.

Faculty and students identified several strategies for maintaining instructional quality in the online environment, including the importance of using a variety of instructional methods to appeal to various learning styles and building an interactive and cohesive learning environment that includes group work. Online assessment strategies include having a wide variety of clearly explained assignments on a regular basis and providing meaningful and timely feedback to students regarding the quality of their work. Effective assessment techniques include projects, portfolios, self-assessments, peer evaluations, and weekly assignments with immediate feedback. The role of meaningful feedback cannot be overemphasized. Related articles View all related articles. FE News Exclusives. Learning Platform - itslearning. Teaching. Formative Assessment. Foundation Learning - Children and young people.

Foundation-learning-in-the-itp-sector-experiences-of-foundation-learners. Itslife - Learning for Teaching - Evaluation and Quality Assurance. Examples of Formative Assessment. When incorporated into classroom practice, the formative assessment process provides information needed to adjust teaching and learning while they are still happening.

Examples of Formative Assessment

The process serves as practice for the student and a check for understanding during the learning process. The formative assessment process guides teachers in making decisions about future instruction. Here are a few examples that may be used in the classroom during the formative assessment process to collect evidence of student learning.