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I was in a meeting with a prospective PhD candidate today and the conversation inevitably led to learning.
<img src="http://timeopinions.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/a108006197.jpg?w=480&h=320&crop=1" alt="Floundering" title="Floundering"/> Call it the “learning paradox”: the more you struggle and even fail while you’re trying to master new information, the better you’re likely to recall and apply that information later.
Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Extracted from Reader's Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48. Mr.
By Stephanie Simon
August 19, 2012 by NovaNews
Layering the curriculum is a simple way to differentiate instruction, encourage higher-level thinking, prepare students for adult-world decision making and hold them accountable for learning.
We’ve all known them — that elite group of teachers we deem the great ones.
Hello and welcome! The peeragogy project was kicked off around the time of Howard Rheingold’s January 23, 2012 Regents Lecture at UC Berkeley on Social Media and Peer Learning: From Mediated Pedagogy to Peeragogy . We have put together a handbook about peer learning: you’re reading it — maybe on our website , or in your hammock with the beverage of your choice and our print on demand paperback.
About Me Steve Wheeler
How can you tell if a student really understands something?
E ffective thinking-centered instruction aims to achieve two educational objectives: To cultivate the active use of knowledge, and To help students become self-regulated learners. Toward that end, this section of The Thinking Classroom highlights four thinking-centered approaches for infusing high-level thinking instruction into your regular curriculum. The Ways of Teaching Thinking region features a preview and description of each of the approaches. Why These Four Approaches?
by Maria Popova The importance of “the umwelt,” or why failure and uncertainty are essential for science and life.
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Just been reading a white paper from Cisco about the Flipped Classroom -- linked here for download FlippedClassroomWhitepaper_D8_V5 .
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