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The deception that elevates us

“A deception that elevates us is dearer than a host of low truths “<br>— Alexander PushkinThe nature of learning is complex. The most effective learning …

Pedagogy

Teaching and Learning Strategies, Resources, Tips,

The debate over grammar is not over whether it should be taught, but how. This post introduces a number of tactics. But let's start with the …

Language Learning

Avoiding "Learned Helplessness"

Similarly, we want students to be reflective, to ask themselves, "How do I know if I'm on the right track?" or "What could I do next?" Instead of …

Gmail Advanced Search – Ultimate Guide

One of the main reason why most of us love Gmail is because of its generous offering in terms of storage space. With more than 7Gb (and counting) …

The Drill vs. The Hole: The Importance of Being a Relevant Educator

Excellent Tutorials to Help You Create Presentations on Google Drive

January 13, 2015<br>Here is a set of practical video tutorials on Google Slides (formerly Presentation) I have bookmarked over the last couple of months. …

Could You Teach Without Grades?

Listen to my interview with Starr Sackstein (transcript):<p><b>A few months ago, I started hearing about a new movement,</b> where teachers were giving up …

Teaching

The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary

<b>The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary</b>by <b>Steve Wheeler</b>, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of EducationThis is number 7 in my blog series on major …

Pedagogy

Project Based Learning, Some Research (Part 3)

Skills are getting a ton of facetime in the education world. With the advent of Common Core and a greater emphasis on 21st Century Skills, there …

Assessment for Learning: 12 Easy Tools for Creating Quizzes

NWEA recognizes formative assessment practice as an important component of assessment literacy and an integral part of teaching and learning. We’ve …

Engagement Does Not Always Equate to Learning

No matter where I am, whether it is a physical location or virtual, I am always hearing conversations about how technology can be used to effectively …

'Colossus of Rhodes Project' to Revive One of Ancient World's 7 Wonders

Young professionals from Greece, Spain, Italy and the United Kingdom have been inspired to take up the ambitious “Colossus of Rhodes Project,” aiming …

Ancient History

Society for Classical Studies

About SCS<p>SCS at a Glance<p>Outline of SCS Governance, Reports, and Official Statements<p>Awards & Fellowships<p>Prizes and Awards<p>The President’s Award of the …

How learning works in the Greek and Latin classroom, part 7

<i>This month’s column is the final in my series about how we can apply and see in action the 7 principles of research-based pedagogy described in the</i> …

Pedagogy

An Introduction to Integrated Studies

Edutopia<p>https://www.edutopia.org/video/introduction-integrated-studies<p>video.other<p>Combining academic subjects produces deeper learning.

Seneca: A Life review – absorbing account of the philosopher’s life

He may not have always followed his own teachings, but that doesn’t make Seneca unworthy of study<p>Should philosophers practise what they preach? The question is unavoidable when it comes to Seneca. Here is a man who said “being poor is not having too little but wanting more” while pocketing 300 …

Non-violence

How turning to Trollope saved my life

On the 200th anniversary of Anthony Trollope's birth, novelist Amanda Craig explains how his work helped her through dark times<p>Were you to ask a reader for the name of the greatest Victorian novelist, they might well say Dickens, or George Eliot or the Brontes or Thackeray – and in terms of …

Literature