Lesley-Ann Blackburn

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Brain Training Doesn’t Make You Smarter

If you’ve spent more than about 5 minutes surfing the web, listening to the radio, or watching TV in the past few years, you will know that cognitive …

Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment

It’s not a stretch to say that assessment is a hot button issue in education; however, you’d be hard pressed to find an educator who doesn’t see the …

10 Recommendations for Improving Group Work

Many faculty now have students do some graded work in groups. The task may be, for example, preparation of a paper or report, collection and analysis …

Pedagogy

Robert Gagne's Nine Steps of Instruction: Do’s and Don’ts in E-Learning - Origin Learning Blog - E learning solutions | LMS | Mobile Learning

In 1985, American educational psychologist Robert Gagne created a nine-step process of instructional design which can guide the process of learning. …

Submit your e-Learning Blog's RSS Feed - e-Learning Feeds

<b>If you are the owner of a Top eLearning blog feel free to Submit your Top eLearning Blog’s RSS Feed.</b><p>eLearning Feeds is ranking and scoring hundreds …

Turnitin Releases Scoring Engine for Texts

Automatic Grading<p>Turnitin has released the Turnitin Scoring Engine, a service designed to provide automated scoring of essays and short answer …

Education Technology

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.<p>The legal …

20 Lessons The Avengers Can Teach You About Design

<b>Avengers: Age of Ultron</b> is currently the talk of the town, so let’s talk about this famous super-team. There are six distinct characters, each with …

Marvel Universe

eXeLearning: A Free Software Tool To Create Educational Contents

<b>eXeLearning</b> is a free software tool under GPL-2 that can be used to create educational interactive web contents. eXeLearning can generate interactive …

Jerome Bruner On The Scaffolding Of Learning

<b>Learning Theories: Jerome Bruner On The Scaffolding Of Learning</b><p>by <b>Steve Wheeler</b>, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education<p>In this post, we …

Pedagogy

How The Activity Learning Theory Works

<b>How The Activity Learning Theory Works</b> by <b>Steve Wheeler</b>, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of EducationThis is number 8 in my series on learning …

Pedagogy

Fostering a Constructionist Learning Environment, the Qualities of a Maker-Educator | FabLearn Fellows

by Christa Flores - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 23:30<p>“Constructionism is not interested in pitting serious against playful, but instead finds ways to live at …

Teaching Strategies: The 16 Habits of Mind

Pedagogic experts have spent an enormous amount of time attempting to unravel the definition of “educated.” It used to be the 3 R's -- reading, …

Teaching

This Is How You Should Learn

Over the last year, I've signed up for multiple online courses in graphic design, screenwriting, web design, computer programming - <i>you name it</i> - only …

Teaching

Report: Utah is 'one of the best examples' of quality digital learning

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is leading the nation in the way it uses technology to enhance learning among students, according to a national education …

Education Technology