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The national debate about education seems omnipresent in the media, whether on TV or the radio, in newspapers and magazines, or in social media, from …Language
There is a set of vocabulary words that, if taken seriously, are designed to give students a competitive edge.
Hear me out -- I'm an English teacher. I believe in the power of words.
And by "new" students, I do not mean new college students, per se. I mean, specifically, first-generation college …Vocabulary
Because sometimes Google Translate just isn’t enough…
Until exploded? You sure?
Yes, this is an ob/gyn department, but this is still a bit harsh, no?
I’m not sure that’s such a good mixer for whiskey.
Lots of options to go with that whiskey.
Well I guess you can have some more if you really need it.
Is …Creative Commons
If the promise of mobile technology in classrooms has been to equalize opportunities for all students through access to the internet, that potential …Education
March 27, 2015
You have probably already used iPad on your lessons before, and you know that children love everything connected with modern …
Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know …The Brain
Finland schools: Subjects are out and ‘topics’ are in as country reforms its education system - Europe - World
Only far eastern countries such as Singapore and China outperform the Nordic nation in the influential Programme for International Student Assessment …Finland
For a long time, when educators discussed differentiating instruction and meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of …Education
Interested in growing your personal learning network? We informally queried the AACE community and beyond resulting in these top 20 suggestions for …Education Technology
By David Price
Along with Google search, Wikipedia has become the first point of reference for most of us. Wikipedia’s first incarnation, …Learning
Educators around the world have been making expeditions to Finland to learn the secrets of the nation’s top performing students. Finnish students …Finland
Research Seeks Scale For Measuring Student Engagement
by TeachThought Staff
From a press release
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Educators believe that student …Research
A project funded by the AHRC has been looking at the history of Modern Foreign Language teaching in the UK and its future in education.
Who should …British History
Living in the United States, I'm interested in "all things digital content" (especially in marketing, sales and educational contexts), organizational …Digital Storytelling
Mar 24, 2015 | Posted by | Instructional Design, Learning | 0 comments |
Haveyou ever been "in the zone"? As an instructional designer have you ever …Learning
The notion that teachers improve over their first three or so years in the classroom and plateau thereafter is deeply ingrained in K-12 policy …Education
(I really struggled with the title of this post, because I am not really sure if these are “shifts” or just ideas that have evolved, and they are …Education
March 24, 2015
Electronic Learning, conventionally known as e-learning, is a digitally mediated type of learning. The standard way of lesson delivery …
When we look at a known word, our brain sees it like a picture, not a group of letters needing to be processed. That's the finding from a new study …The Brain
Of the world’s more than 6,000 languages, up to half could be gone in the next fifty years.
But why? Findings published in September in the journal …Language
Despite fears that U.S. students are behind the international curve in science and math, most Americans think communication skills are more important …Students
As a parent you are probably well aware of the benefits of teaching your child a second language. Multiple studies have shown that teaching your …Babies
When Teaching Generation Text was published in 2011 there were numerous ways to use text-only enabled phones for learning. This was great for …SMS
Are you allowing students to bring their own devices to learn where you work? If so, you'll want to become familiar with these seven digital …Education
Kahoot is a fantastic free tool that can be a game changer in BYOD or one-to-one classrooms. This interactive platform lets teachers create quizzes …Game Based Learning
Nine Things Administrators Can Do To Improve Instruction
9. Make sure your teachers are 100% clear on what you mean when you provide feedback. If you …Instruction
I’ve long thought that one of the weakest proxy indicators of effective learning is engagement, and yet it’s a term persistently used by school …Education
March 8, 2015
Getting students engaged is not an easy task particularly in an age that is full of all kinds of distractions. Some argue that some of …
8 Steps To Designing A Flipped Teacher Professional Development Program: Shifting From Corrective Training To Staff Capacity Traditional teacher …Professional Development
5 Strategies For Better Teacher Professional Developmentby Joel ZarrowJust as a teacher has to create conditions that support and encourage student …Professional Development