Michael Tira

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Three Theories of Educational Change

<i>This post is by Santiago Rincón-Gallardo, chief research officer at Michael Fullan's education consulting team, and a visiting scholar at the Ontario</i> …

8 Things to Look For in a Student-Centered Learning Environment

From years of teaching in the classroom and countless school visits and interactions with excellent educators worldwide, I’ve created a list of …

A Skill Strong Readers Share

Before Reading<p>We consider the prereading stage to be of critical importance. The way teachers frame reading, by modeling passion, purpose, and …

Younger people think they gain more knowledge from technology than from humans, study finds

A new study of generational divides shows that a majority of adults believe their children are unprepared for the oncoming challenges of adulthood. …

Education

Why Stubborn Myths Like ‘Learning Styles’ Persist

“Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.”We should learn from experiences, particularly if those experiences show our previous …

Critical Thinking

Florida Homework Ban: Marion County Implements ‘No Homework Policy’ For Elementary Schools

Parents and educators have strong opinions on whether homework is a necessity or if it is too much for young children. It seems that the theory that …