Crystal Marshall-Krauss

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7 Tips To Reduce Cognitive Overload In eLearning

How To Reduce Cognitive Overload In eLearning<p>Cognitive overload stems from the Cognitive Load Theory, which is attributed to John Sweller, an …

4 Best Practices To Apply The Cognitive Flexibility Theory In eLearning

How To Apply The Cognitive Flexibility Theory In eLearning<p>The Cognitive Flexibility Theory was introduced by Spiro and Jehng in 1990 [1]. They stated …

Seven Keys to Effective Feedback - Educational Leadership

The term <i>feedback</i> is often used to describe all kinds of comments made after the fact, including advice, praise, and evaluation. But none of these are …

Pedagogy

Love by design: when science meets sex, lust, attraction and attachment

<i>CHANGING FAMILIES: In this ten-part series, we examine some major changes in family and relationships, and how that might in turn reshape law, policy</i> …

Google Forms + Add-ons = An Awesome Event Registration System

I was recently entrusted with the task of creating an online, registration system for 1700 high school students for a neat event we run at Lake …

Google Docs

Vox: Here's what it would take for the US to run on 100% renewable energy

By David Roberts; Original story here<p>It is technically and economically feasible to run the US economy entirely on renewable energy, and to do so by …

Energy

How this Bay Area charter school network is reinventing education

Diane Tavenner scanned the list of names a staffer at Summit Preparatory Charter High School had just handed her. She began to cry. They weren't happy tears.<p>Where many would see signs of success, Tavenner saw failure.<p>"I taught those kids," Tavenner said of that moment in 2011. "I was their …

For Internet Access, Hop on the Bus—and Discover What Really Prevents Teachers from Using Digital Tools

Research<p>For Internet Access, Hop on the Bus—and Discover What Really Prevents Teachers from Using Digital Tools<p>sponsored content from Bill & Melinda …

Education Technology

Blended Learning Helps Students at Different Cognitive Levels

What is the best way to meet today's students "in the middle?" Kids today are more tech-savvy than ever before, and teachers are struggling to make sure that every student is educated according to their needs. From elementary to secondary school, students learn at different rates and have varying …

Flipped Classroom

Remembering Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey: The Mothers of Modern Gynecology

There are three statues in the United States honoring Dr. James Marion Sims, a 19th-century physician dubbed the father of modern gynecology. Invisible in his shadow are the enslaved women whom he experimented on. Today, they are unknown and unnamed except for three: Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey. This …

Black History

Key characteristics of learners in a digital age and their influence on the design of teaching and learning

In my previous post, I outlined some key components of learning environments, which will form part of Chapter 5 of my open textbook, ‘Teaching in a …

Incremental vs Revolutionary Transformation: How School Innovation Works, the case of New Tech Schools

New Tech aims at aligning the teaching and learning ecosystems by having a strong philosophy of building a 21st century classroom: They want their …

20 Tools and 16 Browser Extensions to Add to Your Arsenal for 2016

Albert Einstein once said:“Genius is the ability to focus on one particular thing for a long time without losing concentration.”But I’m sure you’ll …

High-Performance Teacher Education: An Essential Component of the New System

By onFebruary 18, 2016 6:06 AM<p>This blog is another in the series devoted to proposing reforms in the American education system based on the …

Learning about learning: What every teacher needs to know

When I trained to be teacher I was told little or nothing about how children learn. Because a lot of what we intuitively suppose about the process of …

Where to Teach: Elementary, Middle or High School?

Where Should I Teach? Comparing Elementary, Middle and High Schools<p>By Brian Gatens <i>•</i> June 10, 2015<p>“Why should I be a teacher?”<p>A lot of young people …

Teaching

Teaching: Just Like Performing Magic

One half of the entertainment duo Penn & Teller explains how performance and discomfort make education come alive.<p>Education, at its most engaging, is performance art. From the moment a teacher steps into the classroom, students look to him or her to set the tone and course of study for everyone, …

Teaching

Teacher turns class into a video game — and now every student is passing

It’s tough being a teacher. Kids have so many distractions in their lives, and it’s getting harder to engage tech-savvy students with more traditional subjects.<p>Elizabeth Box was struggling with engagement in her seventh-grade civics class in Okeechobee, Florida — the third-poorest Florida county, …

School Districts Need To Be More Strategic About School Leadership Roles

By onJanuary 14, 2016 10:36 AM<p>In recent years, school districts have added more leadership staff—assistant principals, teacher-leaders, instructional …

Education

Here Are the Most and Least Paid Teachers in the World

<b>Even the education industry has a 1 percent.</b><p>Ever met a teacher making over $138,000 a year? Maybe you should talk to educators in Luxembourg, where the starting salary of lower secondary teachers is $79,000 in equivalent U.S. dollars. Teachers in Luxembourg earn 30 percent more than any other …

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

<b>37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow</b><p>Remixing the curriculum – compiling resources from a variety of sources such as free online texts, …

A VC who helped build Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn explains what's next in social and messaging

Looking back every year, I've felt like there was always one big new theme to how people were connecting and sharing information. Over the past several years I feel like we could find at least one key transformation that was starting to break out among mainstream users that year:<p>2003: Friendster …

Exploding The Myth Of 'Unengaged' Students

Jordan Shapiro drew a lot of attention this year with his four misconceptions about the future of education. As with much of his work, he tries to take a cattle prod to the conventional education narrative.<p>In an era of highly polarized ed debates, Shapiro doesn't fit neatly into any of the …

Temple University

Adele can’t fix everything: Neuroscience explains why we fight with Donald Trump-loving racist uncle

<b>"A Thanksgiving Miracle" sketch on "Saturday Night Live." (NBC)</b><p>Determined not to argue politics over Christmas dinner? Good luck. Science explains why family is a trigger<p>Margee Kerr<p>December 23, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p><i>Ritual sacrifice: “To commemorate a past event, you kill and eat an animal. It’s a</i> …

6 Habits of Great Teachers

Individual and societal success depends on raising and educating children who care about others. But we have misled today’s children to believe …

How to become an online teacher: Creating content

<i>Don’t miss part one and part two of this series on becoming an online teacher.</i><p>There comes a point when you’re creating your course where you sit down to a blank page and think, ‘I have to create ALL the content?’<p>From organizing modules to creating videos, blog posts and PDFs for each lecture, it …

Teaching the Whole Child: Waldorf Schools and Exemplary Teacher Engagement

Waldorf schools take an unconventionally nurturing approach to learning, making them a unique approach to education. Initially, some viewed the schools as emphasizing play over learning, but now a growing number recognize that the Waldorf model supports educational and personal habits which often …

Why Binge Watching is to Blame for Kids Not Learning

Craig Blewett, <i>University of KwaZulu-Natal</i><p>The Collins English Dictionary unveiled a thoroughly modern concept as its word of the year for 2015: binge watching. It usually refers to consuming endless hours of movies or series on Netflix, one after the other. But binge watching is about the more …