We've been using Twitter for about five months. 10 Ways Twitter Has Made Better Teachers
Cramlington Learning Village « Reflective Teacher And Learner
As I talked about in an earlier blog post, next year our school will be taking the next step up on our L2L journey. It’s been one that has been going for around 5 years now and has been an exciting learning journey as it has progressed. One of the mistakes we have learnt from during its infancy came from not having a framework which we were driving L2L towards. The RRRRRvengers!
Resilience I was extremely privileged to be asked to record a short video for #TMClevedon last week by the rather wonderful Mark Anderson @ICTEvangelist. I decided to talk about Resilience: Our journey to become Independent Learners – this is the story so far of how at Temple Moor High School we are trying to develop our students to become resilient and independent learners. The presentation was also recorded on the night http://www.youtube.com/watch?
Fixed Mindset vs. Growth Mindset: Which One Are You? « Michael Graham Richard Here is an excerpt from an article about Carol Dweck, a professor of psychology at Stanford University: Through more than three decades of systematic research, [Carol Dweck] has been figuring out answers to why some people achieve their potential while equally talented others don’t—why some become Muhammad Ali and others Mike Tyson.
E2F - Independent Learning - Independent learning
A group of staff met this week to discuss key skills and attributes to develop our students as independent learners: Developing Independent Learners | Class Teaching
British archaeologist Mary Leakey described her own learning as being "compelled by curiosity." Curiosity is the name we give to the state of having unanswered questions. Four Strategies to Spark Curiosity via Student Questioning
Having children causes one to (re)think seriously about education and the role of school. Videos to help you rethink education, learning, & school
25 TED Talks Perfect For Classrooms
Kids in today’s school system are not being prepared well for tomorrow’s world. 9 Essential Skills Kids Should Learn, by Leo Babauta
20 Essential TED Talks for Future Leaders
Technology is a tool that can be used to help teachers facilitate learning experiences that address the diverse learning needs of all students and help them develop 21st Century Skills. At it's most basic level, digital tools can be used to help students find, understand and use information. When combined with student-driven learning experiences fueled by Essential Questions offering flexible learning paths, it can be the ticket to success. Here is a closer look at three components of effectively using technology as a tool for digital differentiation. Digital Differentiation
Developing Independent Learners « Reflective Teacher and Learner As part of the work I have been doing as part of my PLC group (see this previous post about PLC’s) I have been thinking a lot recently about different strategies that could be used to help pupils become better independent learners. The PLC group began our work by discussing what was meant by ‘independent learning’. Could you be an independent learner whilst working in a group?
Today's research in adolescent development validates a statement made over 100 years ago by the great African American educator, Booker T. Washington. He said, "I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles overcome while trying to succeed." What Teens Learn by Overcoming Challenges
Big Ideas Getty By Annie Murphy Paul Discovering How to Learn Smarter
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For Each to Excel:Preparing Students to Learn Without Us
International Society for Technology in Education - Learning & Leading > Feature: Teach Your Students to Fail Better
What should we be teaching? « The Window
10 Important Skills Students need for the Future
The Power of Feedback
5 Basic Elements of Cooperative Learning - Cooperative Learning
Today's Teachers Must Become Connected Educators | Teach.com
OMG: Engaging Students on Their Own Terms
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Pedagogy and People over Places and Spaces | A View from the Middle Pedagogy and People over Places and Spaces | Thoughts on Learning with Middle School Students
Thoughts and Crosses - Solving Equations Differentiation - reflectivemathsteacher's posterous
Where does the time go!?
3 Tips on Flipping Your Classroom with #iPads #flippedclassroom
Think For Yourself - Before It's Too Late...
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