Pedagogy

Keeping Up with… Digital Pedagogy

What is Digital Pedagogy?<p>Digital pedagogy focuses specifically on the use of technology to break down learning barriers and enhance students’ …

Learning

Reaching Students With Emotional Disturbances

In the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the term “emotional disturbance” encompasses significant challenges in a student’s …

Learning

5 Ideas to Incorporate Assessment in Project Based Learning … Grounded in the Standards

Welcome to the third article in a series devoted to grounding PBL in the standards. As you explore the ideas in this article I do hope you can see …

Students

High-Impact Strategies to Provide Access to All Students

Differences, Not Disabilities<br>April 27, 2017 | Volume <b>12</b> | Issue <b>16</b> <b><br>Table of Contents</b> <b></b><p>Share |<p>High-Impact Strategies to Provide Access to All …

Teaching

Recent & Upcoming Conversations on Open & Networked Learning – ProfHacker - Blogs

If you are in the field of open and networked learning, you are likely going through a process of exploring the place of open philosophies and …

Learning

Teaching Students to Dissect Questions for Deeper Learning

« Keep Students Accountable With Weekly Class Logs | Main<p>Testing has become an unfortunate, but integrated part of the learning process in schools …

Teaching

Getting Started With Self-Organized Learning Environments

Sugata Mitra, promoter of the self-organized learning environment (SOLE) concept, challenges teachers to become the ultimate facilitators of learning …

Students

How to Ask Relevant Questions for Achieving Authentic Learning

Authentic learning is a useful approach for encouraging our learners to develop the critical thinking skills and confidence needed to tackle …

Teaching

What’s the difference between blended and personalized learning?

Earlier this month, after two exhilarating and exhausting days at the Blended and Personalized Learning Conference in Providence, R.I., (which we …

Learning

Why Your Organization Needs a Learning Culture

Gone are the days when an education will last a whole career. The world of work is changing rapidly, and organizations can’t expect to rely on …

Learning

Seven Media Literacy Lessons

October is National Information Literacy Awareness Month. While educators always teach their students how to find, access, and evaluate information, …

Education Technology

“Author Interview: ‘101 Strategies To Make Academic Vocabulary Stick'”

Author Interview: ‘101 Strategies To Make Academic Vocabulary Stick’ us the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>In it, Marilee …

Education

Graders’ Music and Visual Arts Skills

<b>WASHINGTON—</b>Statement by American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on the 2016 NAEP report on eighth-graders’ music and visual arts …

Education

How Education Research Can Track Intrapersonal Changes

Education research should focus on situations and processes, not just on differences between groups of people. Intrapersonal research advocates …

Students

Betsy DeVos, Listen to Us. We Might Surprise You.

« Successful Leaders Develop Their Expertise Through Daily Practice | Main<p>| No comments<p>Education needs reform. Everyone says so. Betsy DeVos thinks …

Education

8th Graders' Arts Scores Hold Steady on Latest National Assessment

« Educators, Scientists Gather on National Mall to March for Science | Main | In Elementary School Science, What's at Stake When We Call an …

Education

9 Tips for Teaching Emotional Regulation—and Improving Kids’ Behavior as a Result

It’s test day and emotions are running high in the classroom. Joe hasn’t stopped fidgeting all morning. He notices that his teacher is about to pass …

Emotions

What Is ‘Transfer of Learning’ and How Does It Help Students?

3:35<p>Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world …

Education

Author Interview: '101 Strategies To Make Academic Vocabulary Stick'

« Response: Teaching ELLs to Write Academic Essays | Main<p>Marilee Sprenger, author of the book, <i>101 Strategies To Make Academic Vocabulary Stick</i>, …

Language

4 Issues AltSchool Needs to Figure Out to Make Its ‘Personalized Learning Platform’ Work

No one can say Devin Vodicka lacks ambition. A holder of numerous Superintendent recognition awards, Vodicka has spent the last five years serving …

Learning

Is Anzac Day relevant to kids? That depends on how it's taught

By teaching the Anzac story well, teachers can equip primary students with the skills to critically examine the myths and legends surrounding the day<p>A rainy morning in London, one 25 April, I order a coffee from a friendly barista. “You Australian?” he asks with a grin. “Yes, I’m Australian,” I say …

Students

Skills for Today: Advancing Critical 21st Century Skills Through Collaborative Learning- How One School District in the U.S. is Taking the Lead

With the growing adoption of global 21st Century Learning initiatives, our administrators at <b>Albuquerque Public Schools (APS)</b> here in New Mexico felt …

Education

Daisy Christodoulou - Assessment, Multiple Choice Questions, 7 Myths about Education

On this episode of the <b>Mr Barton Maths Podcast</b>, I spoke to Daisy Christodoulou.<p>Daisy is a former English teacher and the current Head of Assessment at</b> …

Students

I see teachers who… – Learning in Technicolor

In my consulting role I have the opportunity to work with teams of teachers, administrators, and on occasion push into classrooms to work with …

Students

What do teachers think differentiation is? - David Didau

In Why Knowledge Matters, ED Hirsch Jr sets out the case against differentiated instruction, saying, “the attempt to individualize the content of the …

Students

What If There Was No Curriculum?

As an advocate of the transformation of learning, I am surrounded by all things technology when it comes to K-12. Much of the conversation currently …

Education

Skills For Today Week Highlights 21st-Century Learning

Walk into my classroom (or, more accurately, the newsroom) any day during second period – and you might see something like this: high-school students huddled at a table collaborating on a multimedia story that will eventually be published on our student-run news website. One student edits a video. …

Learning

The Global Search for Education: Is Clay Christensen Ready to Disrupt Parenting?

<i>"A good life is not one that is free from struggle, but one in which people have the tools to overcome what life throws at them. By that logic, a good parent is one who immerses his child in lots of small, authentic opportunities to navigate and conquer challenges."</i><p><i>--</i> <i>Clay Christensen</i><p>Clayton …

College Prep

How Can Students Better Apply Math Learning? New Studies Hold Answers

—Think3d!<p>Even within STEM, transfer is tough<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>Mathematics is the language of science, the foundation of …

Mathematics

10MT | The 10-Minute Teacher Show | The 5-day a week podcast for remarkable but very busy teachers.: #61 Combatting Emotional Fatigue: A Teacher's occupational Hazard

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life" Mary Oliver. Joan Flaherty, the author of Rest and An Approach to …

Education