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Cult of Pedagogy. ToketaWare. Try different learning theories and models. A Map of Learning Theory Concepts, Theorists, Paradigms and Disciplines. Learning theory is complex, and while the graphic below may initially seem to reinforce that idea, it actually makes a complicated topic very digestible.

A Map of Learning Theory Concepts, Theorists, Paradigms and Disciplines

Richard Millwood is an assistant professor at Trinity College Dublin, and he also runs Core Education, a nonprofit that helps schools use technology for better learning outcomes. Learning Theory. 6 Apps Educators Shouldn’t Live Without. Copyright for Educators. Geometry. Central and inscribed angles in a circle. An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources – Turn to Your Neighbor: The Official Peer Instruction Blog.

Flipped Class Tool and Resource List from Turn to Your Neighbor We will keep a (clearly very incomplete) list of tools and resources we use and/or discover relative to flipped teaching here.

An Annotated List of Flipped Class Tools and Resources – Turn to Your Neighbor: The Official Peer Instruction Blog

Help us grow this list using the form at the bottom of the page. We try to emphasize free tools on this page. There are many paid, inexpensive tools that we are big fans of including Screenflow (screencasting software) and Learning Catalytics (classroom response and assessment system). Turn to Your Neighbor! Hundreds of Tips on Flipped Teaching and Peer Instruction Categorized tips and resources from the daily flipped classroom tip series – #flippedtip on Twitter, curated by @julieschell Some people who do cool stuff with flipped classrooms (very incomplete list in no order, please feel free to send suggestions – find others at flipped learning network and peer instruction network) Methods.

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple. By Dolores Gende Apple’s iBooks2 and authoring app has created big waves in education circles.

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple

But smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books. How educators think of content curation in the classroom is enough to change their reliance on print textbooks. Star Wars: Building a Galaxy With Code. Presentz.


What does an instructional designer do? In the past few months, I’ve been asked by a number of different people what an instructional designer does and how to get into the field.

What does an instructional designer do?

I love instructional design because it is a field where I am constantly learning and I have a great variety in what I do. I use so many different skills—writing, web design, graphics, collaboration, planning, plus of course how people learn. Since this question has come up more than once, I thought it would be useful to collect all the information I have emailed people privately and post it here.

This will be a series of posts over the week or so. Blooms taxonomy teacher planning kit1 (1) InstaGrok.

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Father Guido Sarducci's Five Minute University. Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories? Texas [Ed]Tech: Teaching Integer Rules with Google Sheets - Multiplication & Division. Math is the study of patterns, and there are few places that's clearer than multiplying and dividing positive and negative numbers.

Texas [Ed]Tech: Teaching Integer Rules with Google Sheets - Multiplication & Division

The beauty of a tool like Google Sheets is that students now have a place to explore integer relationships and discover these patterns on their own. In a previous post, I showed how Sheets can be used to help students explore the patterns produced by integer addition. By comparison, the rules for multiplication and divisions (same signs = positive, different signs = negative) are relatively straightforward. In this Sheet, students input positive and negative factors into the multiplication rows first, then answer the questions using the dropdowns. These are color-coded to make the patterns easy to recognize.

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Google Classroom. Great App Review Checklists for Teachers. The more apps I review here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning the better I become at recognizing and selecting the right educational apps to share with you.

Great App Review Checklists for Teachers

I have probably reviewed a little over 200 apps in the last couple of years but when I first started reviewing apps there were not many guidelines and checklists as is the case now. With the help of carefully crafted rubrics like the ones below, teachers can now follow a set of guidelines to select the apps that can work for them in their teaching. Parents too can use these checklists to sift through the piles and handpick the ones to give their kids. It is of paramount importance that you keep apps evaluative rubrics at your disposal to turn to whenever you want to recommend an app for your students . Today, I am sharing with you some new resources I came across through Speech Gagdet and Learning in Hand. Wikispaces.

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LMS Search. Swivl. Social Media Policy. Our View: Textbooks not a problem at IAIA - The Santa Fe New Mexican: Editorials. Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015 7:00 pm Our View: Textbooks not a problem at IAIA The New Mexican | Here’s a trend that more colleges and universities should investigate.

Our View: Textbooks not a problem at IAIA - The Santa Fe New Mexican: Editorials


General Education Maps and Markers: Designing Meaningful Pathways to Student Achievement. Ready to Learn: How to Get Your Students to Come to Class Prepared. FlowVella. Maps. Video: Lessons From a Competency-Based Education Experiment - Leadership & Governance. By Jeffrey R.

Video: Lessons From a Competency-Based Education Experiment - Leadership & Governance

Young Paul LeBlanc, president of Southern New Hampshire University, has become a leading proponent of competency-based education, a way to award degrees based on testing and portfolios rather than "seat-time" in a traditional course. Last year the university started a competency-based degree program, called College for America, that has enrolled about 2,000 students. Mr. LeBlanc has been in Washington to counsel the U.S. JEFFREY R. PAUL J. JEFFREY R. PAUL J. When you flip that in a competency-based model, what happens is that learning becomes fixed and non-negotiable, and time becomes the variable. I think also equally important are the stories of the person who takes a year and a half to master the writing competency.

JEFFREY R. PAUL J. So one is we're committing the frequent sin of confusing versions of higher education. They need this thing. JEFFREY R. PAUL J. JEFFREY R. PAUL J. Philosophers would say that their graduates can do things. JEFFREY R. PAUL J. JEFFREY R. Section508-Brief.pdf. Clickers Go Mobile. Information Technology Fundamentals. Re-assessing innovative assessment.

This blog post, which reflects on the key issues raised during a workshop held at the HEA enhancement event Ways of knowing, ways of learning: innovation in pedagogy for graduate success was compiled by Erica Morris, HEA Consultant in Academic Practice (

Re-assessing innovative assessment

Over the last ten years or so, much thought has been given to the use of innovative assessment, and more generally, universities and colleges have focused on enhancing assessment practices. Initiatives, research and developments on assessment have led to a rich collection of established theoretical perspectives and good practice guidance for those seeking to make changes to how assessment in designed for students.

Want to help students improve their work? Mark them on their progress. When academics get stuck into their piles of marking this Christmas, most will be assessing work competitively – assigning marks to indicate how well a student has performed relative to their classmates.

Want to help students improve their work? Mark them on their progress

Competitive marking is the cornerstone of meritocracy and is widely supported by parents, teachers and students. But while this form of assessment may help the most successful students to progress, many do not achieve their potential.

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Flipped Classroom. 14 Bloom's Taxonomy Posters For Teachers. 14 Brilliant Bloom’s Taxonomy Posters For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Bloom’s Taxonomy is a useful tool for assessment design, but using it only for that function is like using a race car to go to the grocery–a huge waste of potential. Emaze - Online Presentation Software – Create Amazing Presentations. Presentation Software that Inspires. Show What You Know Using Web & Mobile Apps [Infographic]

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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Socrative. Motivating Adult Learners. The purpose of the website is to provide a brief summary of the many parts of adult motivation in a learning environment. Included on each page are references plus additional resources for further review. “Learning is a naturally active and normally volitional process of constructing meaning from information experience” (Wlodkowski, 2004).

What works best. This page has now been revised (May 2010) in the light of John Hattie's recent apparently definitive work Visible Learning; a synthesis of over 800 meta-analyses relating to achievement (London; Routledge, 2009). The first thing to change has been the title, which used to be "What works and what doesn't". Hattie points out that in education most things work, more or less. The questions are around those which work best and therefore best repay the effort invested. This site is mainly about your own individual practice as a teacher, and as such it tries to take into account your particular circumstances, such as the students you teach (assumed largely to be over school-age), your subject, your setting (school, college, university, work-based or informal adult education).

It recognises that it is difficult and even unreasonable to generalise, but we ought to set alongside this the results of very generalised research in the form of meta-analyses. Questions and Answers About Formative Assessment.


Shaking Things Up. Teaching Writing. Welcome to a new kind of training platform. Competency Map Tutorial. 5 TED Talks Teachers Should Watch With Students. Periodically, I find it interesting to see what’s new over at TED Talks. While not every video they have really floats my boat, there is generally a wealth of inspiration and interesting stories shared there. We’ve shared a number of these inspiring talks in the past – some relate specifically to teaching, others cover more general life lessons or inspiration.

Wikispaces. A Must Have Questioning Toolkit for Teachers and Educators. Home. Free plan sign up. Overview of learning styles. Many people recognize that each person prefers different learning styles and techniques. Learning styles group common ways that people learn. Everyone has a mix of learning styles. Some people may find that they have a dominant style of learning, with far less use of the other styles. Others may find that they use different styles in different circumstances. About. 9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning. RSCON Schedule. Five PBL Hacks for Educators. The Learning Revolution. Create avatar (unregistered version)

DM 9 (2013) Accuracy and quality in historical representation: Wikipedia, textbooks and the Investiture Controversy. [ Skip to Abstract | Return to Top ] Peer-Reviewed Article Accepting Editor: Malte Rehbein, University of Passau. Ink Provoking - Creative Writing Prompts Updated Every Monday Through Friday. Overview of learning styles. Understanding OER in 10 videos. Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… ThenRandy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.

Dr. Elias A. Zerhoun. Steve Jobs' 2005. The Knowledge Project. 7 engaging video sites for teachers and students. 15 innovative Twitter accounts you should follow. Technology for Education. GeoGebra. Make Your Images Interactive - ThingLink. World History Timeline History - About Us. Design & Teach a Course - Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation. Useful Online. Ally_blackwell.