Pedagogy

For Evidence or to Aid Students’ Progress? #LiveMarking by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 6 minutes.<p>Have you ever tried ‘live-marking’ in class? Of course you have …<p>Over the years, I’ve used ‘live-marking’ – marking in lesson …

Teaching

When Students Drive Learning, They Can Do So Much More

Learning Strategies<p>When Students Drive Learning, They Can Do So Much More<p>By Susannah Johnson     Nov 16, 2017<p>By welcomia/Shutterstock<p>The industrial …

Creative Commons

Project

A powerful way to foster citizenship is to use Project-Based Learning. PBL requires students to investigate authentic challenges and problems and …

Students

Howard Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligence

The next time you walk into a classroom full of students leaping mid air, painting passionately, singing soulfully, or writing madly, it's likely you …

Students

New Intro Engineering Course Engages Students In Underwater Robotics

At Harvey Mudd, women make up nearly half the students who major in computer science, engineering and physics, the three STEM fields where nationally women are least represented. One of the ways we’ve gotten to near gender parity in these field is by thinking deeply about how to teach disciplines …

Education

Coffee Break Series: The Global Impact of Freire’s Pedagogy

When the new issue of the American Evaluation Association’s <i>New Directions for Evaluation</i> arrived in the office, our whole team was excited to talk …

Students

6 Strategies for Promoting Student Autonomy

Flexible classrooms rely on students exercising a certain degree of independence. If teachers want to maximize their time working with individuals …

Teaching

About TQF | Teaching Quality Framework Initiative

<b>The Teaching Quality Framework (TQF) initiative facilitates departmental and campus-wide efforts to provide a richer evaluation of teaching to</b> …

Education

5 Reasons to Get Started Using Scenario-Based E-Learning

Core Inc.’s engagement survey results indicate that managers do not give enough feedback to their teams. After a needs assessment, Tara, the training …

Students

Grading For Learning

Guest Blogger – Ken O’Connor<p>CAfLN is a network that is “dedicated to nurturing and sustaining Assessment for Learning (AfL) . . . across Canada,” but …

Students

PBL in a Nutshell: Building Confidence & Fluency

by Brian M. Pete and Robin J. Fogarty<p>What Is <i>PBL in a Nutshell?</i><p><i>PBL in a Nutshell</i> is the Reader’s Digest version of Problem Based Learning. It’s a …

Students

Keeping Content in the Forefront: Standards- Based Grading in Project- Based Learning

by Andrew Larson<p>Through my Project- Based Learning journey, spanning ten years, I have been challenged in every conceivable way. Whether the “Defi du …

Learning

Psychology Term Paper on Critical Thinking

It is a pyschology term paper which discusses do’s and don’ts of critical thinking process. Critical thinking is the creation of a mixture of a set …

Students

Active Learning in Online Courses

Summary<p>Active learning is an activity in a course that goes beyond passively listening to a lecture or a video. It is a learning technique that …

Learning

Teaching kids 21st century skills early will help prepare them for their future

<i>This is an edited extract written by Iram Siraj, from Future Frontiers: Education for an AI World, a New South Wales Department of Education</i> …

Education

The significant learning benefits of getting rid of grades (essay)

Teaching TodayFormal education has led to a lack of learning in a number of ways, argues Susan D. Blum, and the one change that can make a big …

Teaching

Support for standardised tests boils down to beliefs about who benefits from it

<i>Since it was introduced in the 1800s, standardised testing in Australian schools has attracted controversy and divided opinion. In this series, we</i> …

Education

5 Myths about 70:20:10 - 70:20:10 Institute

<b>Discussions about 70:20:10</b><p>Internationally there are all kinds of discussions about the sense and nonsense of 70:20:10. The number of links is almost …

Learning

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 …

Students

How to Get Better Results with Online Learning

Learning stuff online is the new standard for learning. It’s not just “how to tie a tie” how-to videos, it’s also learning hard skills. In fact, …

The Brain

Simplistic advice for teachers on how to teach won't work

Big data analysis is now widespread in many fields, including education. Education systems look for large-scale evidence-based accounts of “what …

Students

Write Out Loud: Risk & Reward in Digital Publishing - Hybrid Pedagogy

Language is a source of power that makes things happen in the world, and that is an important and challenging lesson to teach in college writing …

Publishing

National Task Force on Assessment Education

The National Task Force on Assessment Education and AssessmentLiteracy.org provide thought leadership and resources to foster a comprehensive …

Students

Three core disciplines in teaching, training and learning

I really appreciated two related articles in the October issue of <i>The Psychologist</i>: Neil Martin’s ‘A persistent misconception’ highlighting the …

Learning

Designing Group Projects So That Everyone Participates

Collaborative projects can easily fall apart in the classroom. You start with a great idea but next thing you know, you have half of your students …

Students

Craig Piercy, MBT Faculty

In my 20+ years of teaching in higher education, I have had the opportunity to provide instruction for various types of students and in various …

Learning

How can educators best promote student agency?

In my school district we adopted the five learning beliefs from Education Reimagined to help drive our district vision: competency-based; …

Students

The Gifted: “got your siX” Review

<i>Warning: this review contains full spoilers for The Gifted: “got your siX”!</i><p>After a bit of a stumble last episode, The Gifted rebounded with its …

The Gifted

Ask the Experts: Underachieving Gifted Students

Can you recommend some resources to motivate an underachieving gifted student?<p>Dear Dr. Courtright,<p>Information you’ve shared in the past about traits …

Education

What Research Says About Driving Growth for Writers With Practice, Feedback and Revision

Because we know that becoming a successful writer is crucial to a student’s overall trajectory at school, work, and as a citizen, teachers must …

Teaching