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Connect With Students and Parents in Your Paperless Classroom. How it works - Kahoot! Zaption - Interact & Learn with Video Lessons. Collaborative Decision-Making. Moodle - the world's open source learning platform. Making quizzes and worksheets. Tech Tools. 21st Century teaching? 23_artikel-2-de-zeven-gewoontes-voor-een-hogere-effectiviteit-van-steven-covey. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - Home Page.

The Dos and Don’ts of Effective Study. Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about. 37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow. 37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow by Dr.

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

Justin Marquis Remixing the curriculum – compiling resources from a variety of sources such as free online texts, proprietary information from publishers, and self-created media such as podcasts – is starting to push its way into K-12 and higher education. Get ahead of the curve with these tips for remixing your own online course materials. Gathering the Ingredients Before Remixing Like any course development process, there is a good deal of research that goes into remixing the contents of a new or existing class curriculum.

Consider including a small selection of remixed materials at first and expand each time you teach the class. Free Courseware Free Online Texts Video Resources Remember, as will all sources from the Internet, you will want to confirm the validity of each one that you choose to include in a class. The 5 Decisive Components of Outstanding Learning Games. The 5 Decisive Components of Outstanding Learning Games It's a common phrase to say "learn by playing.

The 5 Decisive Components of Outstanding Learning Games

" Different communication theories confirm this. Games make us produce dopamine, a brain chemical that increases learning and stimulates our state of attention. eLearning experts believe that games and playing need to be part of a course for adults to learn effectively. As a result, learning games are a necessary part of great eLearning these days. Without them, your courseware wouldn’t be so engaging... Since the ultimate goal is to get your learners to complete the course and actually learn the content in it, games are a great way to achieve this. WEU - World Education University. 12 Dozen Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. How we will learn.

How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles Observations of early America by Alexis de Tocqueville helped articulate the nation’s values.

How we will learn

With the guidance of an inquiry based teacher, students create their own interpretations of democracy in America. Continue Reading. 10 Infographics for Learning. We all love infographics.

10 Infographics for Learning

Why? Well, they help us grasp information in a quick and fun way that appeals to our visual senses. In fact, there’s an infographic here explaining that. Below you’ll find 10 infographics that discuss learning in many different capacities – online, blended, mobile, etc. The fun way to learn anything. Learn, teach, and share online video lessons. 13 Ways to Learn in 2013. Sharebar In The eLearning Coach New Year’s tradition, I’m presenting another list of compelling ways to learn online this year.

13 Ways to Learn in 2013

Opportunities for learning seem limitless, applications get smarter and the content gets richer. I just hope we don’t all evolve into robot heads at some point. Enjoy! At the end you’ll find links to lists from the three previous years. 1. This collection of speech collections will thrill speech lovers as well as history buffs. 2. If you don’t have access to a college library you can pay for online access to a journal database, make the trip to your nearest university or try this Directory of Open Access Journals first. 3.

Peering Into Learning. The aim of the Peeragogy Handbook is to establish effective peer-learning techniques that you can implement “on the ground.”

Peering Into Learning

We suggest that you look through the Handbook, try a few of these suggestions, and see how they work for you. Then we invite you share your experiences, ask for feedback, and work with us to improve the Handbook and the field we affectionately call “Peeragogy.”In this part of the Peeragogy Handbook, we “peeragogues” have summarised the most important and applicable research and insights from two years of inquiry and discussion.

Although there’s been no shortage of experimentation and formal research into collaborative, connective, and shared learning systems in the past, there is a new rumbling among education thinkers that suggests that when combined with new platforms and technologies, peer-learning strategies as described here could have a huge impact on the way educational institutions evolve in the future. 30 Surprising (And Controversial) Ways Students Learn. Have you checked your assumptions about student learning at the door? People in general, hold onto beliefs that are shaped by early experiences, the media, and faulty influences. The following list is a compilation of research that may surprise you.

Video games, e-books, playtime, and music are all a part of an educator’s repertoire. Read on, and be prepared to put your traditional beliefs aside as science points to innovative methods that indicate future success. 1. Until recently, studies done with regards to children and video games usually centered on the negative impacts and consequences of prolonged use. She recognized several social motivations for playing video games including competition, a reason to hang out and casually converse with friends, and teaching peers how to play a game.

The 7 Styles Of Learning: Which Works For You? Best and Worst Learning Strategies: Why Highlighting is a Waste of Time. In a world as fast-changing and full of information as our own, every one of us — from schoolchildren to college students to working adults — needs to know how to learn well.

Best and Worst Learning Strategies: Why Highlighting is a Waste of Time

Yet evidence suggests that most of us don’t use the learning techniques that science has proved most effective. Worse, research finds that learning strategies we do commonly employ, like rereading and highlighting, are among the least effective. (MORE: How to Use Technology to Make You Smarter) The scientific literature evaluating these techniques stretches back decades and across thousands of articles. It’s far too extensive and complex for the average parent, teacher or employer to sift through. The WorstHighlighting and underlining led the authors’ list of ineffective learning strategies. The BestIn contrast to familiar practices like highlighting and rereading, the learning strategies with the most evidence to support them aren’t well known outside the psych lab.