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It’s not about making learning happen, it’s about letting it happen…

<b>“It’s not about making learning happen, it’s about letting it happen”</b>… This is the crux of Sugata Mitra’s message, whether he is talking about …

10 Indicators Of Efficient Teaching

Do Students Really Have Different Learning Styles?

Lenny Gonzales Learning styles—the notion that each student has a particular mode by which he or she learns best, whether it’s visual, auditory o

50 Crazy Ideas To Change Education

<b>50 Crazy Ideas To Change Education</b><p><i>This post has been updated from previous publishing.</i><p>Below are 50 ideas for a new education. Note, most of these are …

Teaching

4 Pillars & 11 Indicators Of Flipped Learning

The Great Peer Learning Pyramid Scheme

I often get asked questions like these: Does peer learning really work? Don’t we need experts to learn from? Can the (proverbially) blind really lead …

Pedagogy

How Can We Promote Teacher Collaboration

The attitude of professional privacy is most prevalent among teachers. When it comes to their performance in the classroom, most teachers tend to …

Teaching

10 Ways To Naturally Support Teacher Collaboration In Higher Ed

<b>10 Ways To Naturally Support Teacher Collaboration In Higher Ed</b><p>by <b>OpenColleges</b><p>A recent story on <i>The Onion</i>, the Internet’s beloved satire site renowned …

Why Are Some People So Critical?

Harsh critics are often talented, intelligent, and productive people. Unfortunately, they have a flaw that compels them to disparage others – almost, at times, as though they are diagnosing an illness in need of eradication. It seems they’re living according to the famous quip by Mark Twain: …

Making the Most Out of Teacher Collaboration

Nose to the grindstone, I prepared for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday -- what to teach, what to test, and how to learn. I gave it my best …

How to Revitalize Your Students

Yes, I could blame the students for their behaviors or I could look at what I have been doing to allow these pesky learning inhibiting weeds to …

Teaching

KQED

There’s no shortage of different opinions about how the education system should adapt to a shifting world and a future with unknown demands, but for …

It's Time To Plan For Non-Proficient Students

Focus on Audience for Better PBL Results

From Social Media to the Mayor<p>Audience interactions might unfold on YouTube or Twitter, where Wettrick (@DonWettrick)helps students "navigate social …

Teaching

Teachers are Learning Designers

Late in 2012, I wrote a blog for the Huffington Post that articulated what I really feel should be and is a role of great teachers. Great teachers …

100+ Teaching With the iPad Hacks: A Curated Playlist of Quick Start Resources | Emerging Education Technologies

The Resources in This Playlist Contain Hundreds of Tips, Insights, and Suggestions for Getting up to Speed and off to a Good Start Teaching With the …

8 (free) websites to create cool student projects online

Creating an online project is a great way to help students to demonstrate that they have learned something. Below you will find 8 websites that offer …

35 Top Psychology-Based Critical Thinking Strategies

<b>35 Psychology-Based Critical Thinking Strategies</b><p>by <b>Sara Briggs</b>, <i>opencolleges.edu.au</i><p>Have you ever considered letting your students listen to hardcore …

Pedagogy

Student Achievement Is Not The Same As Learning

I never liked the term student achievement. I haven’ always able to articulate it just as I wasn’t always able to articulate why I hated SMART goals. …

Teaching

Great Teachers Don't Teach

In a conversation on LinkedIn, one person asked, "What are the characteristics of an effective teacher?" I read quite a few excellent remarks that …

32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

<b>32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms: Spotting The Holes In Your Teaching</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Instructional design is the strategic creation of …