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Down With Homework: Teacher's Viral Note Tells Of Growing Attitude. In the blink of a few thousand likes and shares, Texas teacher Brandy Young's homework policy gained the viral notoriety normally reserved for tip-shaming.

Down With Homework: Teacher's Viral Note Tells Of Growing Attitude

How 3 Interlocking Pedagogies Can Change the World. "Students are capable of producing brilliant work right now.

How 3 Interlocking Pedagogies Can Change the World

Not in 20 years' time," insists Joe Pardoe, a history teacher at School 21. This public, London-based, combined primary and secondary school earned a 2015 Character Award from the U.K. El cerebro necesita emocionarse para aprender. “El cerebro necesita emocionarse para aprender”, explica José Ramón Gamo, neuropsicólogo infantil y director del Máster en Neurodidáctica de la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos.

El cerebro necesita emocionarse para aprender

En el último lustro, en España han aparecido diferentes corrientes que quieren transformar el modelo educativo y una de ellas es la neurodidáctica. No es una metodología, sino un conjunto de conocimientos que está aportando la investigación científica en el campo de la neurociencia y su relación con los procesos de aprendizaje. Transformation Center. Déjales que sean autónomos: la tabla inspirada en Montessori para saber qué tareas pueden hacer en cada edad.

Son muchas las madres (y muchos los padres) que en algún momento dicen que no pueden más, que están agotados, que todo el día están recogiendo, limpiando y continuamente detrás de sus hijos para conseguir que todo esté en su sitio y mínimamente presentable.

Déjales que sean autónomos: la tabla inspirada en Montessori para saber qué tareas pueden hacer en cada edad

Bien, no están solos... todos andamos más o menos igual. A Thousand Rivers — Carol Black. “The rainbows kind of wilt like flowers.”

A Thousand Rivers — Carol Black

That’s what my daughter said as she stood at the top of a mountain one rainy, sunny day, watching the colors arcing and dissolving in the air. She was two and a half. So I always knew this child had a gift for words. She loved to be read to, she made up stories and songs and poems and plays; she invented her own mythologies; she composed endless letters to her beloved granny. But she did not read early. El método KiVa, una idea que está acabando con el bullying. En España, el 70% de los escolares de 15 años ha sido víctima o verdugo (en muchos casos, ambos) de bullying, tanto de forma presencial como mediante nuevas tecnologías.

El método KiVa, una idea que está acabando con el bullying

Los expertos señalan que este tipo de acoso existe en todas las sociedades humanas, y han pedido a las escuelas que acepten el problema para poder estudiar e implementar medidas dirigidas a prevenirlo allí donde puede aparecer y hacerlo desaparecer allí donde existe. El método KiVa es una de las propuestas más prometedoras en este sentido. Staying on Track: How to Monitor Your Students’ Practice Time. The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher. "21st Century Educator" is probably the most popular buzzword in today's education.

The 27 Characteristics of A 21st Century Teacher

There is a growing and heated debate whether or not to label educators as 21st century and each camp has its own concept and arguments, however, for me personally I see teaching in 21st century as having undergone a paradigmatic shift. This is basically due to the emerging of the " social web" and the huge embrace of technology and particularly the mobile gadgetry in our classrooms. It would be unfair to ignore these huge transformations and their impact on education.

Therefore, and as a result of these changes teachers now are required to have digital skills that were not called for before. It also becomes imperative for teachers to adapt their teaching practices to the developing learning needs of their students if ever this teaching is to be effective. Awesome Graphic Featuring 12 Learning Skills for 21st Century Learners.

Interesting Graphic on The Difference between Traditional and Modern Learning. Learning has witnessed a transformative change within the last two decades not because of technology solely but also because of the widespread of literacy and the democratization of education.

Interesting Graphic on The Difference between Traditional and Modern Learning

With the uptake of internet, knowledge became liberated and no longer under the controle of gate keepers. With this free access to information, there emerged some new learning styles. Most of these styles are self-dependent. To cater to these emerging learning needs teachers need to adopt a more student centered approach to their instruction. Updated Padagogy Wheel Tackles The Problem Of Motivation In Education. One of the biggest problems at the core of education is motivation. That’s according to the newest iteration of the popular Padagogy Wheel (pad for iPad instead of ‘ped’agogy) we showcased a couple weeks ago. Allan Carrington spent what must be counless hours thinking, revising, and refining the wheel you see below which is now at version 3.0. Be sure to click here to view version 2.0 of the wheel and click here to view version 1.0.

What’s New In The Padagogy Wheel Version 3.0 The new version tackles a major question that is lurking in the back of everyone’s mind. So why yet another version only one week later? How It Works Start at the center. Inquiry Learning Vs. Standardized Content: Can They Coexist? By Thom Markham As Common Core State Standards are incorporated from school to school across the country, educators are discussing their value.

Inquiry Learning Vs. Standardized Content: Can They Coexist?

It may seem that educators are arguing over whether the CCSS will roll out as a substitute No Child Left Behind curriculum or as an innovative guide to encourage inquiry rather than rote learning. In reality, as time will prove, we’re arguing over whether content standards are still appropriate. To encourage creativity, Mr Gove, you must first understand what it is. During a recent appearance on BBC's Question Time, Michael Gove, the secretary of state for education, extolled the importance of encouraging creativity in schools.

To encourage creativity, Mr Gove, you must first understand what it is

He's right. Creativity is essential to the success and fulfilment of young people, to the vitality of our communities and to the long-term health of the economy. The trouble is that his current plans for the national curriculum seem likely to stifle the creativity of students and teachers alike. Consequently, anyone with a serious interest in student achievement, cultural vitality and economic sustainability should be deeply concerned. 5 Good Lesson Plans for Teaching Copyright. 7 Key Ingredients in the successful 21st Century Classroom. Every modern school should have at least 4 things in technology or take off the modern and just call yourself a school:a STEM Lab. The Learning Revolution Project – Together we can imagine the future of education. Henry Jenkins: Sobre cómo sacar provecho de las nuevas competencias mediáticas en la escuela Primera parte.

Inspiring classrooms and learning environments – in pictures. 10 Expectations. Leaving to Learn.