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Anne Murphy Paul: Why Floundering Makes Learning Better 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. The learning paradox is at the heart of “productive failure,” a phenomenon identified by Manu Kapur, a researcher at the Learning Sciences Lab at the National Institute of Education of Singapore. Kapur points out that while the model adopted by many teachers and employers when introducing others to new knowledge — providing lots of structure and guidance early on, until the students or workers show that they can do it on their own — makes intuitive sense, it may not be the best way to promote learning.
Best Teacher I Ever Had by David Owen Extracted from Reader's Digest (Asian Edition), April 1991, pp. 47-48. Mr.
What measures the best teacher? More than scores, study shows By Stephanie Simon
Learning to learn: 10 essential skills for teachers! August 19, 2012 by NovaNews
Three Steps to Layering the Curriculum « How the Brain Learns: The Blog 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. Can ANYONE be a great teacher? SmartBlogs
How To Get Involved in the Peeragogy Project | Peeragogy.org Hello and welcome!
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How can you tell if a student really understands something?
Effective 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.
cational Psychology: 20 Things Educators Need To Know About How Students Learn
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Five Powerful Feedback Principles That Improve Student Learning - Philadelphia, PA
The Flipped Classroom Just been reading a white paper from Cisco about the Flipped Classroom -- linked here for download FlippedClassroomWhitepaper_D8_V5.
Jeremy Wilburn/Flickr The flipped classroom model generated a lot of excitement initially, but more recently some educators — even those who were initial advocates — have expressed disillusionment with the idea of assigning students to watch instructional videos at home and work on problem solving and practice in class. Biggest criticisms: watching videos of lectures wasn’t all that revolutionary, that it perpetuated bad teaching and raised questions about equal access to digital technology.
Educators Evaluate 'Flipped Classrooms' Published Online: August 27, 2012
A Powerful App For Every Level Of Bloom's Taxonomy
ICT in Education
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C. M. Rubin: The Global Search for Education: More Arts Please
Sal Khan: the man who tutored his cousin – and started a revolution | Education
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US idea of 'cultural literacy' and key facts a child should know arrives in UK | Education
Schools find active kids make smarter students
Donald Clark Plan B: Blog marathon: 50 blogs on learning theorists over next 50 days
The six secrets of a happy classroom - Schools - Education
Elyse Eidman-Aadahl - Communities of Practice for Professional Learning: Connected Learning for Adults
top 5 tools for collaborative teaching « Learning Activist
One way to grow a networked teacher, is to grow a networked learner #pln
Virtual Community/Social Media Stanford 2012 Course Wiki
Towards alternative lifelong learning(s): what Freire can still teach us
Learning in a Digital Age - extending higher education opportunities for lifelong learning
Use Google Forms to Make Grading More Efficient
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The History of Distance Learning and Online Education
The History of Distance Learning - Infographic
11 Tools to Turn Your Students Into Academic Superstars - Getting Smart by Guest Author - edchat, EdTech
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