Becca Kimble

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Howard Gardner: ‘Multiple intelligences’ are not ‘learning styles’

The fields of psychology and education were revolutionized 30 years ago when the now world-renowned psychologist Howard Gardner published his 1983 book <i>Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,”</i> which detailed a new model of human intelligence that went beyond the traditional view that …

The Stereotypes That Distort How Americans Teach and Learn Math

Speed doesn't matter, and there's no such thing as a "math person." How the Common Core's approach to the discipline could correct these misperceptions.<p>Mathematics education in the United States is broken. Open any newspaper and stories of math failure shout from the pages: low international …

How To Not Quit At Flipclass

All flipclass teachers have this moment of existential crisis once or twice per semester/per year, depending on how long you have your students.<p>The …

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Looking For Real-World Math Problems? Try Google Earth!

Petra grouped the students on teams, competing to win the race. The cards that determined speed were random, so even the slower learners had a chance …

A School With No Teachers, Where Students Teach Themselves

Living here for the next month are some of the 4,000 potential students who already made the first cut by passing cognitive skill tests online.<p>Now …

What do we want kids to do with technology? (Pic) http://t.co/erS846np7O via @adele_b @maggiev #edreform #edchat #edtech #edrethink

InformED

The influence of parental involvement on a student’s academic success should not be underestimated. While brain power, work ethic, and even genetics …

How the Flipped Classroom Transformed One Teacher

Explain Everything & Google Drive Part 1: Sharing a Google Folder With a Class

8 Great Videos About the Flipped Classroom | Emerging Education Technologies

These videos provide a good overview of why the flipped classroom is more popular every day, offering many useful insights for those new to ‘the …

Knowmia: Tool to “Flip Your Classroom” Is Getting Even Better!

<b>Knowmia is a website and an iPad app that allows teachers to create, share, and view instructional videos for students.</b> It might be just the perfect …

Bring it: The most important thing a teacher can bring to school

My <b>air conditioner has been broken</b> all this week. They have ordered a part but we’re not sure if it is going to be here before school starts. If it is …

Student Resistance to Flipped Classrooms

“We want lecture!”<p>Faculty who try out flipped classroom techniques will undoubtably face this response from students. In February 2012, conversation …

RT @NikkiDRobertson: What do you want kids to do with technology? #edchat http://t.co/eS3euELAv7

Performance assessments may not be ‘reliable’ or ‘valid.’ So what?

In a comment on Dan Willingham’s recent post, I said<p><i>we have plenty of alternatives that have been offered, over and over again, to counteract our</i> …

7 Myths about the flipped classroom, debunked

Eric Mazur working with students during class time<p>by Julie Schell<p><b>Myth 1: Flipped classrooms are primarily about putting lecture videos online</b> …

Education Technology

What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic)

Via Benoit Anger and Thomas Roulet, comes this pretty useful infographic on the increasingly-famous “flipped classroom” model promoted by, among others, Khan Academy’s Sal Khan:<p>(More below.)<p>What’s great about this infographic is that it presents the arguments for and against the flipped classroom …

Students Speak Up: Trust Us With Devices

According to an expansive new Speak Up survey conducted by Project Tomorrow, “From Chalkboards to Tablets: The Emergence of the K-12 Digital …

Flipped Classroom Panel Discussion Provides Rich Insights into a Powerful Teaching Technique | Emerging Education Technologies

Thanks to McGraw-Hill for coordinating this great streamed panel discussion about ‘the flip'<p>On this past Thursday, I had the pleasure and privilege …

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'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills

Features<p>A Minnesota district relies on video and job-embedded coaching to improve teachers' tech skills<p>Anna Wilcek was comfortable instructing her …

18 Best U.S. Summer Music Festivals: From Bonnaroo to EDC (PHOTOS)

Jean Trinh rounds up the best music festivals in the U.S., with artists like Beyoncé and Nine Inch Nails.<p>Julie Jacobson/AP, Brian Spady/Spady …

Bangkok at dusk | Thailand (by Sanchai Loongroong)

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