Marianne Brough

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A Model for Teacher Development: Precursors to Change

Originally published at https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2016/08/06/a-model-for-teacher-development-precursors-to-change/<p><b>Too often</b> …

Educational Speculation: Learning Styles

September 5, 2016 by Scot McKnight<p>Some educrats had a hunch that different students learned differently and, voila, we have a theory: four different …

Making a classroom discussion an actual discussion

In this post I mentioned a time that I had my small (21 person) discussion based class recorded, and then watched the video with several colleagues …

How to Raise a Genius: 8 Tips | Inc.com

What do you learn about raising geniuses if you track 5,000 super high-performing young people for 45 years? First off, if you want your kid to fulfill their potential, you really, <i>really</i> shouldn't try to raise a genius.<p>"Setting out to raise a genius is the last thing we'd advise any parent to do," …

Human and nature dynamics (HANDY): Modeling inequality and use of resources in the collapse or sustainability of societies

Ecological Economics, Volume 101, Pages 90-102 | Motesharrei, S.; Rivas, J.; Kalnay, E.

Seven Key Features of Critical Thinking | Synonym

Critical thinking uses reflective and reasonable thought processes.<p>Critical thinking is the ability to apply a clear, rational thought process using …

Teaching Problem Solving

Tips and Techniques<p><b>Communicate</b><p>Have students <b>identify specific problems, difficulties, or confusions</b>. Don’t waste time working through problems that …

Students are not hard-wired to learn in different ways – we need to stop using unproven, harmful methods

<i>In our series, Better Teachers, we’ll explore how to improve teacher education in Australia. We’ll look at what the evidence says on a range of</i> …

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

Now Then Free - Time Tracking and Timesheet Management on the App Store

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.<p>Screenshots<p>Description<p>Use Now Then to record what you’re doing as you do it, and discover …

Is the university experience worth the cost?

As university students and their parents prepare for the return to class, furnishing residence rooms and apartments, buying supplies and writing tuition cheques, there may be a nagging question in the back of their minds: Is this experience worth the cost?<p>The value of a university education has …

College & University

What If Schools Abolished Grade Levels?

Sorting kids by age or ability creates problems, according to our panel of education experts.<p><i>This is the sixth installment in our series about school in a perfect world. Read previous entries on calendars, content, homework, teachers, and classrooms.</i><p>We asked prominent voices in education—from …

Education

‘I Wish My Teacher Knew’: Kids Share Heartbreaking Stories When Asked To Complete A Sentence

Teacher starts a movement by asking her kids to complete the sentence, “I wish my teacher knew…”<p>A Colorado teacher who felt she was struggling to …

Analysis: Child Care Centers Losing Ground at Public Colleges

Despite an increase in the number of college students with children, campus-based child care at public colleges is steadily becoming more scarce, …

How to Spend 5 Minutes in the Morning to Supercharge Your Whole Day

These activities offer a outsize impact with a short time investment.<p>Which investment would you take, one that costs a dollar and returns 100, or one that costs 20 and returns 25? This problem isn't a head scratcher. We all instantly recognize that the 100X payoff is the better bet. But when it …

17 Beautiful Ways to Add Some Green Indoor

Do you want to use plants to add some flair to your indoor space? You have come to the right place. Check out below for some ideas on building an …

High School Seniors Are Having A LOT Of Fun With Their Parking Spots

And some are a ‘stroke’ of genius.<p>High school students aren’t just decorating their lockers anymore.<p>In states including Texas and Florida, students are personalizing their parking spaces, and the photos showcasing their creativity are going viral.<p>Madi Bradley, who’s class president at Naaman Forest …

5 Needs Every Employee Has But Doesn't Ask For

There are some basic needs of your employees that should always remain priorities<p>In the new age of work, we have seen a growing trend towards people-first leadership. Workplaces are learning that the true key to business growth and success is to focus on employee happiness, engagement, and …

These students painted their parking spots, and the results are a win for arts education.

A few weeks ago, Martha Caldera tweeted a photo of her parking spot at West Orange High School that went insanely viral because, well ... just look …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

3 Types of Racists That Are More Dangerous Than What You Think a Racist Looks Like

These racists may not be card-carrying members of the KKK, but they’re probably familiar – and they’re holding us back from racial justice.

What the Heck Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

Teachers who use inquiry-based learning combat the “dunno” -- a chronic problem in student engagement.<p>Let’s face it, when you ask a student something …

Pedagogy

Start working smart with these amazing productivity tools

We live in a world where hard work, when not coupled with smart work, is of no use. And, thanks to technology we’ve got so much at our hands that can …

Getting Your Students to Think and Respond with Depth and Complexity.

As teachers, one of our most important goals is to teach our students to think critically. This life-long skill really transcends all programs, …

Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

As laptops become smaller and more ubiquitous, and with the advent of tablets, the idea of taking notes by hand just seems old-fashioned to many students today. Typing your notes is faster — which comes in handy when there's a lot of information to take down. But it turns out there are still …

Teaching

Actionable Steps to Bring Growth Mindset into the Classroom

<i>By Pauline Zdonek</i><p><i>This blog was published on the MIND Research Institute Blog.</i><p>“Growth mindset” is everywhere in education these days, to the point of …

Pedagogy

10 Must-Do Adventures In Glacier National Park

With over a million acres of pristine wilderness home to hundreds of species of animals, Glacier National Park is about as close as you can get to …

National Parks

How to discourage an attack when you meet a bear in the wild

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A basic rule on what to do when encountering a bear in the wilderness is so common, it’s long been a mantra: “If it’s brown, you …

Best Time To Visit Glacier National Park | Glacier Weather

Glacier National Park features a very short tourist season. In fact, much like the bears that inhabit the park, you could say the whole park goes …

National Parks