# Pedagogy on Flipboard

## By dkuropatwa | A curated collection of articles about continuously improving teaching & learning.

### How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn

Psychologists are finding that when students are motivated by a desire to have a positive impact on the world they are more able to plug away at …

### How to Learn Better: Evidence for Well-Known But Little-Used Technique

*The powerful effect of the right kind of learning technique.*

Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making …

### Students Riding on Coattails during Group Work? Five Simple Ideas to Try

The idea for sharing this post came from a session I recently conducted at the annual teaching conference organized by my university. A pedagogical …

### 11. How can questioning unlock learning?

**Use questions to check and deepen understanding.**

According to Robert Marzano’s book, *Classroom Instruction that Works*, 80 percent of what is considered …

### Starting at the Ending

*Want more teaching tips? Browse the Pedagogy Unbound archives**.*

Search the Web for "first day of class activities" and what you'll find are a lot of …

Students### Wikipedia challenges us to adopt a pedagogy of questions

Notes from David White’s talk at Wikimania 2014Continue reading on Medium »

Wikipedia### Using "Mulligans" to Enhance Student Participation and Reduce Test Anxiety

When I speak with other professors who work extensively in the classroom, we often find that we share many of the same challenges. Students’ lack of …

Participation### First Day of Class Activities that Create a Climate for Learning

January 9, 2013

First Day of Class Activities that Create a Climate for Learning

There’s no discounting the importance of the first day of class. What …

Learning### The Value of Admitting What We Don't Know

Applying for a fellowship recently, I was asked to respond to one of the following two prompts:

**A.** Describe the most significant thing about teaching …

### PhD research

Facilitating the use of recorded lectures:

Analysing students' interactions to understand their navigational needs

PhD research into the use of …

### Putting an End to Americans' Lousy Math Rap

*RCEd Commentary*

Over the weekend New York Times Magazine ran an article titled “Why do Americans Stink at Math?” by Elizabeth Green. The article is as …

Mathematics### Boys need help to see patterns

Boys generally are less verbal than girls. Tests find—and educators confirm—that boys lag far behind girls in writing skills.

Veteran teachers (like …

Patterns### Improving Participation with Talk Moves

Lesson ObjectiveEncourage participation and collaborationLength2 minQuestions to ConsiderHow do talk moves encourage students to make connections …

Education### Just-in-Time Teaching: An Interactive Engagement Pedagogy

Guest blogger Gregor Novak introduces Just-in-Time Teaching, a strategy for personalizing education via active learning that builds in-class lessons …

Pedagogy### Praise child for his efforts, not grades

Much research has been done in the area of child motivation.

A leading expert on child motivation, Sydney University Professor Andrew Martin, points …

Kids### Does Memorizing Multiplication Tables Hurt More Than Help?

Are students suffering in math because we no longer memorize multiplication tables?Understanding multiplication is much more valuable for students to …

Multiplication### Questioning - Top Ten Strategies

*“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning.”* – **Albert Einstein**

Questioning is the very …

Top 10### Pedagogy Postcard #10: Personal Projects

*A series of short posts about specific elements of teaching practice that I think are effective and make life interesting. Some are based on my own* …

### Pedagogy Postcard #8: Big Picture - Small Picture

A series of short posts about specific elements of teaching practice that I think are effective and make life interesting. Some are based on my own …

Pedagogy### Pedagogy Postcard #7: Learning by Heart and Drilling

*A series of short posts about specific elements of teaching practice that I think are effective and make life interesting. Some are based on my own* …

### Pedagogy Postcard #6: Modelling: Showing how it's done.

*A series of short posts about specific elements of teaching practice that I think are effective and make life interesting. Some are based on my own* …