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5 Things I Love About Bing in the Classroom (or Confessions of a Former Rhymes-With-Noogle User) I like to say I grew up in Microsoft country.

5 Things I Love About Bing in the Classroom (or Confessions of a Former Rhymes-With-Noogle User)

Since my early teaching days, I have known more than a few people who worked there. That’s pretty much a given when you live in Washington State. Living so close to the company that helped shape 21st-century technology had a significant impact on my teaching. From the beginning, I was using Windows and other Microsoft programs, because that’s what parents were donating to my classroom.

Prövningar. Dan Gilbert: The psychology of your future self. Självskattningsmyten (I): Praktik är det vi gör när vi tror att vi egentligen... Om vikten av att som lärare visa hur man gör. PSPI_9_3. Your Brain On Audio Books: Distracted, Forgetful, And Bored.

With so much focus in the publishing world on e-books, you might have missed the recent explosion in the popularity of audio books.

Your Brain On Audio Books: Distracted, Forgetful, And Bored

They've become a billion-dollar industry with huge annual sales growth, in part because anyone with a smartphone can now also pocket an audio book. Alexandra Alter of the Wall Street Journal writes that the audio surge is changing the very way people read, "creating a new breed of literary omnivores who see narrated books and text as interchangeable. " These Narratextasaurs are certainly free to consume books however they please, and authors everywhere are no doubt thrilled with the rise of the species. Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’ The fields of psychology and education were revolutionized 30 years ago when the now world-renowned psychologist Howard Gardner published his 1983 book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,” which detailed a new model of human intelligence that went beyond the traditional view that there was a single kind that could be measured by standardized tests.

Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

(You can read his account of how he came up with the theory here.) Gardner’s theory initially listed seven intelligences which work together: linguistic, logical-mathematical, musical, bodily-kinesthetic, spatial, interpersonal and intrapersonal; he later added an eighth, naturalist intelligence and says there may be a few more. The theory became highly popular with K-12 educators around the world seeking ways to reach students who did not respond to traditional approaches, but over time, “multiple intelligences” somehow became synonymous with the concept of “learning styles.” Lärares kännedom om egna lärstilar kan öka motivationen. Kahoot!

Dylan Wiliam. Robb Brewer – Surprising Reading Facts (Infographic) An infographic I posted a several months ago has produced much interest.

Robb Brewer – Surprising Reading Facts (Infographic)

Several websites used the graphic on their own pages which has caused large numbers of people to blow up my email wondering about my statistical sources. Tom Chatfield: 7 ways games reward the brain. YouTube. What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? June Arbelo, a second-grade teacher at Central School, comforts a student who wants to go home during the first day of school.

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong?

Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff. An idea that is beginning to gain a lot of favour in educational circles at the moment is the notion of fixed versus growth mindsets, and how they might relate to students and learning.

Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

Based on the work of Stanford University psychologist, Carol Dweck, the idea of mindset is related to our understanding of where ability comes from. It has recently been seized upon by educators as a tool to explore our knowledge of student achievement, and ways that such achievement might be improved. However, in my work, I have found that the notion of developing a growth mindset is as equally applicable to staff and teacher performance as it is to students. This article begins with a brief discussion about the difference between the two mindsets, what that means for education, and concludes with some ideas for how school leaders might seek to develop a growth mindset amongst their staff.

Teaching. Learning. Living. Idéer. How Schools Discourage Risk-Taking. Picture a baby.

How Schools Discourage Risk-Taking

A fresh one. Straight out of the womb. It's probably making a bunch of noise. It's probably gross looking (let's be honest: this whole “cute newborn” thing is a myth). Despite the grossness of this baby, it came into the world wired with a certain skill set. JARMAC_Carpenter_2014.pdf. När plan A inte funkarAlice Goffman: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison. Close Help with subtitles Desktop / laptop users: please make sure you have the most updated versions of your browser and Flash player, and that Flash is enabled when you visit TED.com. iOS users: to access subtitles, start playing the video, then tap the speech bubble icon that appears in the bottom row of video controls.

Alice Goffman: How we're priming some kids for college — and others for prison

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The funniest TED Talks. Now playing The New Yorker receives around 1,000 cartoons each week; it only publishes about 17 of them.

The funniest TED Talks

In this hilarious, fast-paced, and insightful talk, the magazine's longstanding cartoon editor and self-proclaimed "humor analyst" Bob Mankoff dissects the comedy within just some of the "idea drawings" featured in the magazine, explaining what works, what doesn't, and why. Multitasking gör dig dummare än marijuana. Super Teacher Tools. Att undervisa i läsförståelse, Andra upplagan - Barbro Westlund - böcker(9789... Animoto - Video Maker & Photo Slideshow Maker. Språk i alla ämnen : handbok för kunskaps- och språkutvecklande undervisning ... The unintended consequences of being “tough on crime” “We’re in this exciting moment where we’ve had 40 years of being ‘tough on crime,’ and we’ve finally come to recognize that it really hasn’t worked very well,” says sociologist Alice Goffman bluntly.

The unintended consequences of being “tough on crime”

“Scientists have shown in the past few years that the relationship between incarceration and crime is basically zip. The crime rate goes up and down, incarceration just continues to grow. Proving the Myth of Multitasking with a Simple Experiment. Incoming text. Snapchat alert. Netflix flashing in the background. Music blaring. A computer screen with flashing alerts from Instagram and Twitter and Vine. Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit. Carol Dweck: Kraften i att tro att du kan bli bättre. Gästinlägg av Karl Harmenberg om ”Den postmoderna sanningsrelativismen leder oss ner i en antiintellektuell avgrund”, DN Debatt 22 mars. Vanliga missuppfattningar vid bedömning. Skrivmallar som stöd i undervisningen. Den här texten om ADHD är bland det bästa vi någonsin läst. Detta borde alla ...

Urn:nbn:se:su:diva-113655 : Medborgarbildning i gymnasiet : Ämneskunnande och medborgarbildning i gymnasieskolans samhälls- och historieundervisning. Medborgarbildning i gymnasiet : Ämneskunnande och medborgarbildning i gymnasieskolans samhälls- och historieundervisning2015 (Swedish)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)Alternative title Citizenship Education in Upper Secondary School : Subject Knowledge and Citizenship Education in History and Social Science Education (English) Abstract [en] The school subjects of history and social science are expected to contribute with historical and social scientific knowledge, skills and abilities: that is, subject knowledge.

The subject knowledge that students achieve during their schooling is not only meant for future studies, but is also expected to inform a life as democratic citizens. However, the curriculum and syllabus have not always been explicit about this aim, and the relationship between subject knowledge and citizenship education is only vaguely explained. Interactive Reading Strategies. Reading aloud is an important skill, but it can be all too easy for us to allow this activity to become mundane and detached by repeatedly conducting “popcorn reading” or simply reading aloud to the class and asking students questions.

Deb, a 9th grade english teacher, asked the WeAreTeachers HELPLINE! For recommendations on reading strategies to promote student engagement. Read on to learn six strategies for interactive reading that are recommended for teachers, by teachers. 20 Ways To Get A Noisy Classroom's Attention. 20 Ways To Get A Noisy Classroom’s Attention by Terry Heick Okay, so this isn’t about rethinking teaching and learning in a connected world, but that doesn’t change the fact that for many of you, simply beginning class can be the most challenging thing you do all day.

It’s not easy. My go-to for years what to simply start teaching, somewhat quietly, and hope students caught on, but I found that stressed some students who were trying to hear and couldn’t, so I had to come up with different strategies. While muting an entire classroom for 35 minutes at a time so they “listen” isn’t ideal, every teacher needs to quiet a noisy classroom at some point. 27 Ways to Assess Students Understanding. Events in Instruction- Event #8. A Visual Chart on Summative Vs Formative Assessment.