Educación disruptiva

By Manel Rives | Metodologías, dinámicas y dispositivos que permiten una educación diferente.

Empathy Is Tough to Teach, But Is One Of the Most Important Life Lessons

Dr. Brené Brown has become famous for her speaking and writing about vulnerability, worthiness, shame and the other important emotions running …

Empathy

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

Students can better understand math and physics problems by acting them out. This type of embodied learning can help open up the mind to abstract …

Pedagogy

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

Research every teacher should know: setting expectations

In his series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a research project on expectations<p><b>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with</b> …

Teaching

Guía para diseñar una Escape Room Educativa

Todo el que ha diseñado una <b>experiencia educativa</b> para dar <b>respuesta</b> a unos <b>contenidos concretos</b> sabe que la <b>creatividad</b> juega un papel fundamental y que …

CIRCÓPOLIS. Un proyecto Outliers School | El diseño de una autoevaluación por rúbricas

<i>Sección de Pseudónimo</i>. Sirve para identificar el tablero. El joven podrá elegir su pseudónimo libremente, evitando nombres ofensivos. Puede utilizar …

Rúbricas de autoevaluación. Gamificar el rendimiento en tiempo real

Uno de los momentos más críticos y poco estimulantes de un profesor universitario es el momento de la evaluación. Con quienes son estudiantes …

A student take on what works and what does not when it comes to teaching children with dyslexia

As Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017 draws to an end, it is interesting to look at how much of the content and talk around dyslexia this week has been …

' Too many teaching methods are based on myths and assumptions – it's time to wake up to reality'

I always take pleasure in seeing teachers being celebrated for their hard work and contribution. Although I was travelling for much of World Teachers …

game creator social and mobile gaming

Classroom Management<p>Provides a group environment where student / teacher teams can develop and work on all of their games together in one …

How to improve the school results: not extra maths but music, loads of it

A Bradford primary school wants the world to know its newfound Sats success is down to giving all children up to six hours of music a week<p>Abiha Nasir, aged nine, walks quietly into the small classroom, takes a seat, adjusts her hijab and picks up the drumsticks. A shy smile spreads across her face …

Education

Gamification in Education: A Board Game Approach to Knowledge Acquisition

Volume 99, 2016, Pages 101-116<p>open access<p>Show more<p>Under a Creative Commons license<p>Peer-review under responsibility of the Organizing Committee of …

6 simple ways to infuse growth mindset into daily classroom routines

Growth mindset has been a buzzword in education for quite awhile and I think a lot of teachers and kids are already familiar with it. But I’ve …

Self-improvement

Music instruction improves cognitive, socio-emotional development in young children

Flute

El aprendizaje con música modifica el encéfalo

El descubrimiento puede ser útil para pacientes de ictus<p>El empleo de música para aprender tareas físicas desarrolla una zona importante del encéfalo, …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

Psychology

Writing Effective Quiz Questions | Centre for Innovation and Excellence in Learning

15 Tips for Writing Multiple Choice Questions<p>Multiple choice is a form of assessment in which learners are asked to select the best possible answer …

Pedagogy

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates' favorite style of education

Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has said repeatedly that one of his favorite ways of teaching kids is by letting them guide their own education, typically with laptops or tablets, and moving the teacher more into the role of coach.<p>The style is known as "personalized learning," and a study involving …

Dinámicas y mecánicas en Gamificación | Gamificación & ABJ

Llevaba algún tiempo con dudas (<i>bastantes</i>) en este aspecto y desde que parece que las he aclarado ligeramente (<i>por lo menos en mi cabeza</i>) <b>me han dado</b> …

How Design Thinking Became a Buzzword at School

The trendy concept is in high demand among educators, but its specifics are vague.<p>At a recent teaching conference in Richmond, Virginia, a session on “design thinking” in education drew a capacity crowd. Two middle-school teachers demonstrated how they had used the concept to plan and execute an …

Chapter 6: Mechanics

Courtesy of Janaki Kumar and Mario Herger. Copyright: CC-Att-ND (Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported).<p>Figure 6.18: Core engagement loop<p>…

Interaction Design

Cómo crear rúbricas automáticas en Google

ABP / PBL

ABP / PBL | El Aprendizaje basado en proyectos como tecnica didactica- Universidad de Monterrey, Recursos metodológicos para el desarrollo de las …

Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

<b>By Beth Holland</b>As digital devices become more common in classrooms, teachers and students are discovering that what worked in the analog world may …

Pedagogy

The Periodic Table of Gamification Elements

Just a quick post to officially introduce the Periodic Table of Gamification Elements. This is all 51 of my Gamification Mechanics and Elements in a …

Periodic Table

Cómo aplicar el aprendizaje basado en proyectos en diez pasos (INFOGRAFÍA)

El trabajo por proyectos sitúa a los alumnos en el centro del proceso de aprendizaje gracias a un planteamiento mucho más motivador en el que entran …

Liberal arts grads: Tech companies want YOU!

Education

Your 'useless' liberal arts degree can give you an edge in tech. Here's why

You’ve heard the rhetoric before: Liberal arts majors are broke and can’t find jobs. Their skills are less useful than those with STEM degrees. Even former President Barack Obama took a famous jab at art history majors before apologizing.<p>But consider this: the potential value of a liberal arts …

Education

Tech firms are forgetting about STEM and focusing on STEAM

It was recently thought that four subjects alone could spur innovation by bringing order and logic to creative thinking: Science, technology, engineering, and math—fields known to much of the modern world by their acronym STEM. But STEM is already passé.<p>A new acronym has come to the fore, pioneered …

Education