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Differentiating Instruction: Meeting Students Where They Are
Why teach inductively?
Last week, former Silicon Valley CEO Ben Nelson announced that he has raised $25 million to start an "elite university" which would exist exclusively online.
By TONY WAGNER
Written by: Joel Bacha MATESOL / International Policy Studies candidate Educational Development Monterey Institute of International Studies
“‘Marxist’ psychology ... is developing before our eyes, ... it does not yet have its own methodology and attempts to find it ready-made in the haphazard psychological statements of the founders of Marxism, not to mention the fact that to find a ready-made formula of the mind in the writings of others would mean to demand ‘science before science itself.”.
Maria Tecla Artemesia Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator, a noted humanitarian and devout Roman Catholic best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name , and her writing on scientific pedagogy .
The Internet TESL Journal
The Internet TESL Journal Chris Boudreault solartrees [-at-] gmail.com (Lac La Biche, Canada)
NOTE: This is the first of a three-part series on the value of play, by Robert Hess.
Learning and Teaching
The term "Flipped Classroom" is being thrown around a lot lately in both positive and negative light. I think the term is a bit ambiguous and does not fully do justice to all that is being done under the guise of the Flipped Classroom.
As a sophomore and junior at Clintondale High School in suburban Detroit, Dominique Moody was barely squeaking by, getting Ds in geometry and algebra. He was not alone: two years ago, the average failure rate was 61% at the financially disadvantaged school, where three quarters of its 570 students qualify for free lunches.
Posted By Meris Stansbury On February 9, 2012 @ 2:39 pm In Curriculum,eClassroom News,school reform,School Reform News,Top News | Teachers say that even though the pilot is over, they won’t go back to the old way of teaching.
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