Pedagogy

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

<b>10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Social media is here to stay.<p>No matter how much we lament a loss of …

Critical Thinking

3 Ways to Prepare Educators to Teach PBL

<i>By Dr. Art Fessler</i><p>Passion is a driving force in all facets of life, especially teaching and learning. Learning in Community Consolidated School …

Professional Development

Cross-Talk #2: Pedagogy — Introduction

pedagogy<p>|ˈpedəˌɡäjē|<p>noun (plural <b>pedagogies</b>) the method and practice of teaching, especially as an academic subject or theoretical concept: <i>the</i> …

Students

Part Two: Beyond SAMR… Honoring Teacher Experience and Knowledge with TPACK

<i>Welcome to the second in this series of posts promting the idea of going to SAMR and beyond. Every school I visit that is attempting to integrate</i> …

Students

Memory, Transfer, Metacognition - Defining Learning

« From "EduSpeak" to a Language of Pedagogy | Main<p>Memory, Transfer, & Metacognition - Defining Learning<p>A few weeks ago, I wrote about the lost …

Students

Quantitative and Qualitative and Assessment Methods | Tomorrow's Professor Postings

Folks:<p>The posting below describes the differences between quantitative and qualitative research and the appropriate uses of each of them. It is from …

Stanford University

Deepening Assessment, Digitally

This week, I head to Rhode Island for my second year as a faculty member in the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy in Providence. I’ve been …

Students

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Teaching

Choosing the (digital) pedagogical tool fit for the learning

source: pixabay.com @byrev<p>The list of digital technologies that might be used for teaching and learning is extensive. It includes: LMSs (Learning …

Students

Letting Students Succeed as Themselves

For many students, the experience of school is a series of lessons on the necessity of submerging their primary identity and culture in order to …

Teaching

Make the Connection Between Learning Forward's Standards and ESSA

« Send the Message That Learning Is for Leaders, Too | Main<p>It should be easy for states that have adopted Learning Forward's Standards for …

Professional Development

Why competency-based learning matters, now more than ever.

<b>What kind of learning should happen here?</b><p>It’s a deceptively simple question, one that gets to the heart of why schools and other educational …

Learning

4 ways teachers can supersize Hattie effects

In 2015, researcher John Hattie updated his seminal research Visible Learning. Hailed as “teaching’s Holy Grail,”1 Hattie synthesized 15 years of …

Students

Finding Your Happy Place Along the Problematic 'Personalized Learning' Continuum

Learning Strategies<p>Finding Your Happy Place Along the Problematic 'Personalized Learning' Continuum<p>By Jennie Magiera     Jul 19, …

Learning

Visualize Ideas and Improve Content Delivery in Teaching with Concept Maps | Emerging Education Technologies

Effective teaching is a result of well-planned out ideas and content that is organized in its delivery. Concept maps or mind maps are valuable tools …

Students

Helping Students Aim for Understanding in Today's Lesson

Most of the questions contained in this study guide are ones you can think about on your own, but you might consider pairing with a colleague or …

Teaching

Promoting Student Reflection to Improve Mathematics Learning

Critical reflection is a skill that doesn’t come naturally for many students, yet it is one of the most important elements of the learning process. …

Students

Project-Based Learning: Bringing the Real World into the Classroom

Project Based Learning (PBL) is nothing new, but it has recently resurfaced as a reliable and meaningful way to both engage all students and focus on …

Learning

Shanahan on Literacy

<i>First, I think the way you're describing instructional/skill levels obfuscates the issue a bit. Instructional level, by definition, means the level</i> …

Teaching

From "EduSpeak" to a Language of Pedagogy

« To Make Summer School More Successful, Communicate With Parents | Main<p>A few weeks ago, I had a chance to conduct a workshop for EdTechTeacher on</i> …

Teaching

Assessment = Opportunity (To Show What You Know)

by Kathy Dyer<p>As I read the first sentence in an Ed Week article, I had to shake my head. “Assessments may change in many ways, but for most students, …

Students

Learning from model experiments

If you think about your chemistry lessons in school you should be able to recall one or two model experiments. They are a key part of many lessons. …

Students

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

The post 8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century appeared first on TeachThought. Project-Based Learning Terry Heick The Future Of …

eLearning

Author Interview: 'Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies'

« Response: 'Double Flip' Your Classroom | Main<p><i>Cover Art by Favianna Rodriguez</i><p>Django Paris and H. Samy Alim agreed to answer a few questions about …

Students

10 Instructional Strategies for the Differentiated Classroom

In a Differentiated Classroom, teachers begin where students are, not from the front of the textbook. They recognize the strengths and areas of …

Students

A Teacher Planning Model For Multiple Intelligences

<b>A Teacher Planning Model For Multiple Intelligences</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Until recently, the prevailing thought in education was that differentiation …

Students

Project Based Learning with Mobile Devices

My books- Learning to Go https://gumroad.com/l/learn2go & The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers http://amazon.com/The-Goals-Challenge-Teachers-Transform/dp/0415735343<p>Resources at http://shellyterrell.com/pbl

Mobile Devices

Resurrecting the Radical Pedagogy of the Black Panther Party

Not long ago I had the opportunity to visit The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s <i>Black Power!</i> exhibition, an unforgettable …

Black History

Summer Fundamentals

Take a Deep Dive into Your Summer Learning<p>Summer reading takes on a whole new meaning with books and interactive resources from ASCD. Profit from …

Students

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Cognitive Science