Pedagogy

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Here’s How I’m Trying To Incorporate More Retrieval Practice In Class – Let Me Know How I Can Improve

I’ve been spending some time learning about “retrieval practice” (see The Best Resources For Learning About Retrieval Practice) and thinking about …

Teaching

Deliberate Practice

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>How committed are you to differentiation?<p>Effective learning cannot be left to chance and differentiation is the most critical …

Teaching

10 Ways To Beat #BlueMonday by @TeacherToolkit

<b>Blog of the Week</b><p>Dear <<First Name>>,<p>The most popular blog over the last few weeks is 12 Research Myths by John Dabell.<p>He explains, <i>"Zeitgeist</i> …

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Acknowledging Ungraded Skills

One of my goals this year was to find a way to recognize all of the amazing things students do in the makerspace at University Liggett School. It’s …

Teaching

A Look Back: This Is Interesting: Hattie Says Jigsaw Strategy Hits a Homerun

<b>Over the next few days, I’ll be taking a break now-and-then from blogging to both take some R & R and to finish-up some more extended writing</b> …

Pedagogy

When School Becomes a Game

Adam Avery<p>How can educators get students to be more engaged? Some experts say it's a matter of gamifying the learning experience.<p>Every year, the American Psychological Society talks to Americans about their mental state. In 2013, the topic was stress—and the group found that, of the teenagers who …

Education

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Teaching

Teaching Introverted Students: How a 'Quiet Revolution' Is Changing Classroom Practice

—Photo by Michael Glass<p>At the end of each lesson, when 2nd grade teacher Erin Pawlak asked her students at P.S. 11 in New York City to reflect on …

Teaching

Build the Pedagogy Before the Technology

<b>Hear more from Steven Anderson and other innovative analysts, thought leaders, and educators at the</b> <b>2018 Future of Education Technology Conference</b> …

Education

15 Questions To Ask When Introducing New Content To Students - TeachThought PD

<b>15 Questions To Ask When Introducing New Content To Students</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>It just might be that in a society where information is abundant, thinking …

Curriculum Mapping: Definition, Purpose, and Tips

Curriculum mapping is a reflective process that helps teachers understand what has been taught in a class, how it has been taught, and how learning …

Teaching

Getting educational research right

Research can guide teachers, but it cannot determine what will work in their classrooms<p>by Dylan Wiliam @dylanwiliam<p>In debates about whether education …

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The Surprising Reason We Shouldn't Use Laptops in Classrooms

More and more research backs up banning personal tech.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Academia, Computers & Social Networks<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Step …

Do Leaders Really Understand the Research They Promote? - Corwin Connect

How often have you heard the words “research-based” used in your presence? Are you tired of hearing them? If you often drop those words in a …

The Best Resources For Learning About “Learning Strategies”

Self-efficacy, or the feeling of competence that you have the skills and ability to accomplish a task, is a critical element behind developing …

Teaching Strategies

Teaching Strategy<p>Gauge students’ understanding and interest in a topic by asking them to write down takeaways, questions, and something they enjoyed …

3 Fun Strategies for Note Taking

There are few things my students hate more than taking notes—and I don’t blame them. Hardly anyone enjoys taking notes. No matter the energy of the …

Teaching

How to Help Students Ask Better Questions by Creating a Culture of Inquiry

Student inquiry is at the heart of student choice. When students are able to ask their own questions, they can chase their curiosity and tap into …

Flipped Teaching is NOT about making videos

I was chatting with a History teacher this week, who like most history teachers, was discussing how much content he had to get through and how some …

Teaching

The evidence on feedback: a decision tree

I’ve been trying to make sense of the evidence on feedback and to share what I’ve learned. This has proved challenging. Feedback can improve …

You've Probably Been Taking Notes Wrong -- Here Are 5 Ways to Fix It

Disorganized or ineffective note-taking could be hurting your bottom line.<p>In the Information Age, one of the primary challenges we face is how to process and store all the data available to us so that we can use it. With so many stimuli flying at us, many of us find ourselves multitasking by …

A curriculum that prevents bullying finds a home in Catholic schools

Article Author: Claire ZulkeyLast year Lauren Bowman, an eighth grader at St. Christine School in Youngstown, Ohio, died at home of a self-inflicted …

Education