Liz Falconer

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What’s Your Plan B?

While watching an observation training video, I noticed the teacher accidentally turned off the projector and then did not get it going again for a …

Education Technology

Sharing Economy: Disrupting Life As We Know It

The sharing economy has changed the way we consume goods and services. With $2.8 billion invested in food tech startups last year, there's no sign of …

10 tips for editing video

<b>By Kari Mulholland</b><p>One of TED’s video editors, Kari Mulholland, hard at work. Below, her editing advice. Photo: Biljana Labovic<p>The techniques that …

Neuroscientist: 'Compassion is best learned as a skill'

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - The neuroscientist whose research inspired the La Crosse Compassion Project visited the city on Monday to headline the "La …

Mindfulness

The Pedagogy of Learning Design: Creating Learning Communities with Social Presence

Social presence guides the design and development of learning spaces where emotional expression, open communication, and group cohesion come into …

Learning

The Play’s The Thing: Lessons from Preschool Storytimes for College Classrooms

Though one might imagine that suggestions emerging from a preschool storytime may not seem to be a likely source of wisdom for an adult audience, I …

Teaching

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Faculty Development at Honolulu Community College

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Honolulu

Introduction to Adult Learning

In order to learn through life, it’s helpful to understand something about how you learn. The following backgrounder will introduce you to the most …

Learning

OpenStax CNX

OpenStax CNX

BlendKit Course: Schedule

The following Schedule is suggested as a guide for individuals or groups wishing to work through the BlendKit course materials on their own. Specific …

Education Technology

Engaging students in learning

Close Menu<p>Research has demonstrated that engaging students in the learning process increases their attention and focus, motivates them to practice …

The Wrong Way to Teach Grammar

No more diagramming sentences: Students learn more from simply writing and reading.<p>A century of research shows that traditional grammar lessons—those hours spent diagramming sentences and memorizing parts of speech—don’t help and may even hinder students’ efforts to become better writers. Yes, they …

Students at Harvard’s Kennedy School will now be required to check their privilege

The class will teach students about the inherent power that comes with certain racial, gender and class identities<p>If Tal Fortgang, the Princeton freshman who refused to check his white privilege, ever wants to go to Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, he'll have to change his tune significantly …

Flipped learning skepticism: Do students want to have lectures? - Casting Out Nines

This article continues a look at some of the skepticisms I’ve seen about flipped learning and the flipped classroom. Previously, we discussed whether …

KQED

Educators have lots of ideas about how to improve education, to better reach learners and to give students the skills they’ll need in college and …

Copyright for Educators (Fair Use)

Teaching in the 21st Century

Inspire Student Writing with Picture Prompts

“But I can’t think of anything to write.” Can you even count the number of times you’ve heard that line? Probably not.<p>We’ve all experienced those …

Encouraging Online Learner Participation

Sustained, high-quality student participation usually doesn’t happen on its own in the online learning environment. The instructor needs to model …

Teaching

Understanding and learning outcomes

Cutting off the branch on which he sits. From the Catalog of Illuminated MS at the British Library: BL Stowe 955 f. 15 Man cutting down a tree<p>I trust …

Teaching

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Social Media