Rosemary Abdelmessih

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Textbooks elude digital death blow, for now

Hard copy textbooks have survived the initial waves of digital disruption and they’re here to stay – for a little while anyway.<p>Please login below to …

Pedagogy for boys gets more sophisticated

<b>‘I reckon’ as a basis for teachers making decisions about teaching and learning has given way to the use of sophisticated research into best practice</b> …

Pyne touts study linking school autonomy to achievement

High levels of school autonomy could be the key to greater student achievement, based on new research launched by the education minister, Christopher …

'Chalk and talk' teaching might be the best way after all

Seventy teachers from the UK were sent to Shanghai to study classroom methods to investigate why Chinese students perform so well. Upon their return, …

Pedagogy

The ‘most powerful’ classroom innovation — by the $1 million teaching prize winner

Nancie Atwell is the renowned founder of the Center for Teaching and Learning, an award-winning non-profit independent K-8 demonstration school in Edgecomb, Maine, where she teaches seventh- and eighth-grade writing, reading and history. She is the author of numerous books, including the classic …

Hands-Off Teaching Cultivates Metacognition

Thinking About Learning<p>In 2005, the National Academy of Sciences reviewed everything we know about learning in a paper called <i>How Students Learn</i>. In …

Pedagogy

This school in Norway abandoned teaching subjects 40 years ago

Finland has announced that in their new national curriculum, they will emphasize phenomena-based project studies instead of traditional subjects. The Ringstabekk school—with 425 students aged 13 to 16 years just outside Norway’s capital, Oslo—has been doing this for 40 years with great success. It …

Teaching

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

<b>8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>We recently offered a definition of project-based learning, and looked at <b>keys to</b> …

The Purpose and Value for Students of PBL Groups for Learning

Article Title<p>The Purpose and Value for Students of PBL Groups for Learning<p>Authors<p>Abstract<p>Groups are central to problem-based learning (PBL) and …

Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and …

Educators Innovating Learning From the Inside Out

Here are some examples of identities that teachers have assumed in Ashoka Changemaker Schools that empower them to restructure …

What a classroom engaged in real learning looks like

Aleta Margolis is the founder and executive director of the Center for Inspired Teaching, a D.C.-based nonprofit organization that works with teachers, principals, and entire school faculties to foster the best teaching practices. In a recent post wrote a post titled “Letting kids move in class …

Create Effective eLearning Interactions Using The CCAF Model

<b>Using The CCAF Model To Design Effective Interactions For eLearning</b><p>Although any type of learners’ interaction with the eLearning content is …

Education Technology

A Project-Based Learning Cheat Sheet For Authentic Learning

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