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BYOD: The Benefits of Embracing Diversity

I encourage my students to bring their own devices to class. As a result, they walk through the door with a diverse assortment of tech tools — …

Google Expands Role In Digital Education, Teams Up With edX To Build A YouTube For Free Online Courses

It’s turning into a busy week for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) providers, and the tech companies that love them — particularly Google. On Monday, Udacity co-founder and CEO Sebastian Thrun and California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the Open Education Alliance, a consortium of online …

Hi folks, I teach sociology and psychology at Reading College, Berkshire, UK....

Hi folks, I teach sociology and psychology at Reading College, Berkshire, UK. Google Apps have totally changed how I deliver my classes. I can …

Elaborative Interrogation and Facilitation of Fact Learning: Why Having a Knowledge Base Is One Thing and Using It Is Quite Another

Alvermann, D. E., Smith, L. C., & Readence, J. E. (1985). Prior knowledge activation and the comprehension of compatible and incompatible text.</i> …

Session 4.1 - Introduction to Assessment for Learning

<b>Learning intentions and objectives.</b><br>In this session you will learn about:<p>using an <b>assessment inventory</b> as a self-assessment measure<p>using Traffic Lights …

Performance assessments may not be ‘reliable’ or ‘valid.’ So what?

In a comment on Dan Willingham’s recent post, I said<p><i>we have plenty of alternatives that have been offered, over and over again, to counteract our</i> …

Who says a TEST OF KNOWLEDGE has to be an EXAM?

The Industrial Technology Timber scope and sequence for year 10 set from last year is crap. Yeah, that’s kind of harsh, but the over testing of …

Where Does Informal Learning Fit In?

"Every minute, 35 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube," Pea said. "There are 700 billion videos up, and many of them are about learning."<p>It's all …

science-learning2011 - ASSESSMENT

22 Easy Formative Assessment Techniques for Measuring Student Learning

I came across Terry Heick’s blog – 10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds – at TeachThought from earlier this year and really enjoyed the …

20+ Ways to Enhance Team Work in your Class

Getting students to work in teams has several educational pluses for their overall learning. While in groups everyone contributes their unique …

Rebecca Stacey on Twitter: "Round up of ideas from this evening's #sltchat - How do you share good practice? http://t.co/lzA9VUvk4X"

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RT @LearningCurve_: Developing independent learning: great poster to prompt students http://t.co/qhdBXwFxW7 thanks @dandesignthink

Hey, look at me! I am sharing, not pontificating !

In the past few weeks I have had several requests to share with colleagues the work we are doing with PLTS.<p>The school that I have the pleasure of …

Wrapping it up - Embedded Formative Assessment

I love when a book really makes me think, and Embedded Formative Assessment is no exception. I've already posted a few times on quotes that really …

Made4MathMonday:The Best FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT EVER!

Here is a rough video. My 1st one on my iPhone as, I forgot my flip camera.<br>But here it is, this is the easiest best way to use a formative assessment …

Learning to Love Assessment - Educational Leadership

The one element I knew I was unprepared to confront was classroom management. Consequently, that's the element that garnered most of my attention …

13 Concrete Examples Of Better Feedback For Learning

<b>By Grant Wiggins</b><p>Below, find thirteen examples of how teachers have made feedback (as opposed to advice and evaluation) more central to their work …

Teaching

12 Ways to Become the Office Superstar

How to beat your generation's bad rap and become the office superstar<p>You've heard that millennials are power-hungry, overconfident people who spend all day attached to their iPhones and want constant promotions. Crush the stereotype with these tips from Gen Y career expert Dan Schawbel, author of …

This is what a feminist really looks like

Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom has landed himself in more trouble after claiming that women are better finding mustard in a pantry than driving. The remarks came only a few weeks after he complained that UK foreign aid was going to countries like "bongo bongo land".<p>Writing for Politics.co.uk, Bloom said …

Write for us on … the job market

A survey of human resource managers has found that 45 people are applying for every low-skilled job available. The report is peppered with stories of cafes and coffee shops inundated with applications for jobs that pay around the minimum wage. According to the Resolution Foundation, job creation …