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DidacticsJakko2.pdf. Promoting-academic-integrity-in-online-edu1. What works in education – Hattie’s list of the greatest effects and why it matters. [UPDATE February 2015: Over the past few years, numerous people have commented on my last paragraph as being an overstated and overheated conclusion, unwarranted by the data and of no help in advancing reform.

What works in education – Hattie’s list of the greatest effects and why it matters

Fair enough: I have come to think that they are correct. So, a new concluding comment is attached, with the old concluding paragraph available for inspection. I agree with my critics: there is no need to pile on teachers in this era of teacher-bashing – and it was not my point. My point was to say: we can improve learning, so let’s do it.] [UPDATE 11/2014: There have been recent reports suggesting that some of Hattie’s math is flawed. I have been a fan of John Hattie’s work ever since I encountered Visible Learning.

Perhaps most importantly, Hattie was able to identify a ‘hinge point’ (as he calls it) from exhaustively comparing everything: the effect size of .40. The caveat in any meta-anlysis, of course, is that we have little idea as to the validity of the underlying research. AISMOOC Assignment Share Out (session 2) (Responses)


My Learning Journey: Can I be that little bit better at ......using methods to make feedbackstick? In my previous post I looked at reasons why feedback might not stick.

My Learning Journey: Can I be that little bit better at ......using methods to make feedbackstick?

It focused on whether it was the way in which we as teachers approached it, or was it simply the way that students perceived feedback that was the issue. Whatever or however we approach it, we probably have methods that we use on a regular basis with students. These methods are used day in day out and vary from subject to subject, student to student. In the same theme as my last post, is it the methods that we use with students that causes feedback not to stick? If we look at what the key principles from the last post are, can we design strategies in our lessons that are efficient for teachers as well as effective for students? What makes a good method? Now this isn't a criteria or a magic tick list that we should use every time we give feedback. Have we got a plan? Now this is a simple and powerful message, but one I never thought of before.

Where am I going? In a summary, they also addressed these as: "Where to next? "


GivingWritingFeedbackApril2012.pdf. Reports. 11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios. According to the Office of Research Consumer Guide, portfolios are "a collection of student work representing a selection of performance.

11 Essentials for Excellent ePortfolios

" While artists have kept them for hundreds of years, portfolios emerged in modern education (PDF) from college writing courses in the 1980s. Electronic portfolios are online versions of this tool. If done well, portfolios can aid students in metacognition (PDF), reflection, and ownership of learning (PDF). If done poorly, students and teachers may feel like portfolios are a waste of time. While some see portfolios as excellent qualitative measures instead of standardized tests, we know that the subjective nature of portfolio assessment can make it an unreliable comparison between schools.

You'll face 11 essential decisions in your pursuit of portfolio excellence. 1. Will you have elements of a showcase portfolio? As outlined in Dr. A portfolio for learning is often a short-term capstone project that will be assessed summatively. 2. Web2 tools. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2014. Twenty Five Interesting Ways To Use Twitter in the Classroom.


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