Jaclyn Garlock

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Finland's Revolutionary Education System

Education Policy

Learning World looks at how IT is boosting education worldwide - learning world

YouTube

Higher Order Questions In eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

The hallmark of a higher order question is that it prompts the learner to explore an idea or concept, instead of simply trying to find a singular …

Pedagogy

For Reading, Knowledge Matters More Than Strategies, Some Experts Say

Improving reading comprehension is not about giving students good "strategies," it's about increasing their knowledge base about the world, a panel …

Building Community in a Classroom

Simply Organizing<p>1 May 2015<p><i>Last week I reported live from our International Masters for Health Leadership (imhl.org), about the early days of a new</i> …

What We Learn from Making

What are the real benefits of a maker-centered approach to learning? It’s often described as a way to incubate STEM skills or drive technical …

Pedagogy

How to Create the Learning Community Vital to Project-Based Learning’s Success

Project-based learning has become a hot topic as educators look for ways to effectively get students solving problems, working collaboratively and …

What Is An Authentic Professional Learning Community?

Explore the six attributes of effective professional learning communities.

EduNinja: Teacher: a person who teaches?

<i>' A teacher must be anchored in pedagogy and blend imagination, creativity and inspiration into the teaching learning process to ignite a passion for</i> …

6 Elements of the Professional Learning Community Process

Learn the 6 Elements of the Professional Learning Community Process, as outlined in Learning By Doing. #atplc #edchat<p>Buy the book here: http://goo.gl/Cmdf1Q

We’re destroying our kids — for nothing: Too much homework, too many tests, too much needless pressure

We have our kids in an achievement race — it’s bad for their health, and not the way they learn<p>My own awakening to the toxicity of the achievement race came the way it does to many parents: via years of trying to keep up with it.<p>I sensed the problem in my home before I could name it. My daughters, …

People are up in arms over these Common Core math problems

Three school math problems have thousands of people on Facebook and Reddit talking.<p>The reason? Even though the students' answers appear to be totally correct, they were still marked wrong.<p>Here's one of the problems, a question about estimation from a third-grade math test. The problem was posted on …

Finland’s teachers -- with less stress and more free time -- collaborate naturally

I was 21 and naïve. I had been offered a long-term job as a computer teacher at an urban elementary school outside of Boston, and I jumped at the …

Teaching

On Reading Identity – An Essential Question to Ask Our Students

I have been watching my students carefully the last few weeks, waiting, holding my tongue, and just seeing what happens. We have started every day …

3 Vocabulary Strategies Help Students Decipher Unknown Words

Vocabulary knowledge is the heart of reading comprehension and academic achievement, says literacy consultant Brenda Overturf, "and it means way more …

Why Singapore has the smartest kids in the world

<b>Singapore (CNN) —</b> It's a world-class teacher's pet -- a straight-A student that's top of the class: Singapore is officially the country with the smartest high-school kids in the world.<p>The country's academic success has helped it become a thriving economy, and the way it has built its education …

4 Questions Writers Get Asked

1. <b>Are you sleeping?</b><p>Firstly, we are not sleeping. We are "working," which means although our eyes are closed and there is quite possibly drool emanating from the corner of our mouths, we are hard at work, mentally stringing together words in what will ultimately emerge as a perfectly crafted …