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SEDL - SCIMAST Classroom Compass - Constructing Knowledge in the Classroom. Self-directed learning. The Classroom. Research: online learning. Promoting #growthmindset, strengthening memory and preparing for the GCSE anthology paper – Strategy 2. I wrote here about why I think that drawing on Booth’s evidence-based ‘Memory Magic’ strategies to teach GCSE anthology poetry is an important idea.

Promoting #growthmindset, strengthening memory and preparing for the GCSE anthology paper – Strategy 2

Progress 8 means that students of all ability will be entered for English Literature. Further, they will sit a closed book exam. Recall is therefore going to be crucial and Booth’s intervention supplies us with a range of strategies that are proven to strengthen this. I looked at her first ‘magic trick’ here, exploring its possibilities through Agard’s ‘Half Caste’. In this post I move onto Booth’s second memory-enhancing strategy, which is ‘Rehearsal’.

Once again, my starting point with Year 10, when we get onto this, will be to explain to them why ‘rehearsal’ is an effective strategy. JTE v7n1 - Collaborative Learning Enhances Critical Thinking. Chpt1.pdf. Problem loading page. Five Best Mind Mapping Tools. Assessment and feedback with ipads. ContemporaryTheoriesofLearning Learning theorists in their own words - Knud Illeris. Prefrontal-hippocampal dynamics involved in learning regularities across episodes. + Author Affiliations Address correspondence to Christian F.

Prefrontal-hippocampal dynamics involved in learning regularities across episodes

Doeller, Saarland University, Department of Psychology, Experimental Neuropsychology Unit, PO Box 15 11 50, Saarbrücken D-66041, Germany. Email: Abstract Using functional magnetic resonance imaging, the neural correlates of context-specific memories and invariant memories about regularities across episodes were investigated. The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct and Use Them. Writing In The 21st Century. What are the arts but products of the human mind which resonate with our aesthetic and emotional faculties?

Writing In The 21st Century

What are social issues, but ways in which humans try to coordinate their behavior and come to working arrangements that benefit everyone? There's no aspect of life that cannot be illuminated by a better understanding of the mind from scientific psychology. And for me the most recent example is the process of writing itself. (37 minutes) Introduction Psychologist Steven Pinker's 1994 book The Language Instinct discussed all aspects of language in a unified, Darwinian framework, and in his next book, How The Mind Works he did the same for the rest of the mind, explaining "what the mind is, how it evolved, and how it allows us to see, think, feel, laugh, interact, enjoy the arts, and ponder the mysteries of life". He has written four more consequential books: Words and Rules (1999), The Blank Slate (2002), The Stuff of Thought (2007), and The Better Angels of Our Nature (2011).

Brain-Friendly Teaching (1): Putting Brain-Friendly Strategies To Work. How can the findings of current brain research be applied in the classroom to help students perform best on standardized tests?

Brain-Friendly Teaching (1): Putting Brain-Friendly Strategies To Work

Marilee Sprenger details seven steps to move information from sensory memory to long-term memory. "In the United States, most schools prepare for standardized tests by spending a large amount of time a few months prior to testing on review," observes brain expert Marilee Sprenger. "Although that has been known to raise test scores in comparison to schools that do not follow that process, it does not put information into long-term memory. Because working memory can hold information for just days or weeks, most of the time, the information is forgotten after the test. " According to Sprenger, meaning and emotion are key to placing information into long-term memory. "Within those two laws are four central ideas; therefore, there are four bits of information.

For Sprenger, step one in this process is to reach students. How humans learn best. Learning Techniques. One of the things that we expect you to pick up by osmosis, but almost never mention explicitly, is techniques for learning itself.

Learning Techniques

After you leave university, you will be expected to be able to learn by yourself for the rest of your life. And an hour spent addressing the meta-issue of learning skills pays off in reduced time to actually learn. A lot of work has been done over the past few decades about how people learn. This document suggests a wide range of techniques that may make your learning more effective.

Learning theory. Learning theory: models, product and process.

Learning theory

What is learning? Is it a change in behaviour or understanding? Is it a process? Here we survey some common models. Brain-Based Learning. Idea Ontology. Beyond the Comfort Zone: 6 Ways to Build Independent Thinking. Image credit: iStockphoto The shift toward applying more executive function (EF) within learning and assessment will cause some discomfort in teachers and students.

Beyond the Comfort Zone: 6 Ways to Build Independent Thinking

The transition will not eliminate the need for memorization, as automatic use of foundational knowledge is the toolkit for the executive functions. Programming Your Brain: The Art of Learning in Three Steps. From time to time, I run into people who are interested in breaking into programming.

Programming Your Brain: The Art of Learning in Three Steps

Last night at the company holiday party a guy (we’ll call him Sam) walked up and introduced himself, asking for advice on how to move from his current role over to development. Sam’s attitude impressed me – those with a genuine desire to learn go places quickly. And on many occasions I’ve hired someone very green simply because I could sense a genuine interest in the craft and a hunger for knowledge. I’ll take attitude over aptitude. Obviously, the road to becoming a better developer begins with learning. Watch someone Thus, I personally watch videos or read books and blogs. Now, be forewarned that according to National Training Laboratories, the percentages on this diagram have no known source behind them, so take my references to the absolute percentages with a grain of salt. Chris argyris, double-loop learning and organizational learning @ the encyclopedia of informal education.

Contents: introduction · life · theories of action: theory in use and espoused theory · single-loop and double-loop learning · model I and model II · organizational learning · conclusion · further reading and references · links · cite Chris Argyris has made a significant contribution to the development of our appreciation of organizational learning, and, almost in passing, deepened our understanding of experiential learning.

chris argyris, double-loop learning and organizational learning @ the encyclopedia of informal education

On this page we examine the significance of the models he developed with Donald Schön of single-loop and double-loop learning, and how these translate into contrasting models of organizational learning systems. Life Chris Argyris was born in Newark, New Jersey on July 16, 1923 and grew up in Irvington, New Jersey. During the Second World War he joined the Signal Corps in the U.S.

Chris Argyris enjoyed the outdoors – and, in particular hiking (especially in the mountains of New Hampshire and across New England). Learning theory - models, product and process. Donald Schon (Schön) - learning, reflection and change. Contents: introduction · donald schon · public and private learning and the learning society · double-loop learning · the reflective practitioner – reflection-in- and –on-action · conclusion · further reading and references · links · how to cite this article Note: I have used Donald Schon rather than Donald Schön (which is the correct spelling) as English language web search engines (and those using them!)

Donald Schon (Schön) - learning, reflection and change

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