Pedagogy

Keeping Up with… The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

This edition of <i>Keeping Up With...</i> was written by Lauren Hays and Melissa Mallon.<p>Lauren Hays is Instructional and Research Librarian at MidAmerica …

Students

Do You Need Some Ideas For Promoting Active Learning? 5 Tips via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes.<p>Do you need some ideas for promoting active learning?<p>In a previous post, How To Improve A-level Attainment, this highlighted …

Teaching

No, you aren't a 'visual' learner

The idea that people have different styles of learning — that the visually inclined do best by seeing new information, for example, or others by …

Students

Helping Young Children Build 21st-Century Skills

<b>Be sure to join the @P21Learning early learning Twitter chat today (9/20)</b> <b>at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET</b> <b>using #p21Exemplar</b><p><i>By David Ross</i><p>The development of …

Learning

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Us Solve the 33-Year-Old “Two-Sigma Problem”

We used to talk about artificial intelligence (AI) as a “new frontier” for technology – something exciting and powerful that will inevitably affect our lives but is still a ways down the road.<p>That’s no longer the case. AI is here and we’re interacting with it every day, from virtual assistants like …

Students

What drives student performance in Latin America?

Our analysis of OECD PISA results from the region offers five findings on student mindsets, teaching practices, technology, instructional hours, and …

Education

Teaching independence in a play-based classroom

It is through play that our students practice and master new skills; put into action their own ideas; figure out how to solve problems; work in …

Students

Questions of Compliance or Empowerment?

This visual is from a great post by Katie Martin titled, “Creating a Learning Orientation Versus a Performance Orientation“:<p>Two things here that are …

Students

Using an action learning model

<b>This is an edited version of a case study originally published in the 2017 Excellence in Professional Practice Conference Case studies of practice</b> …

Teaching

B is for Blended with Technology: The ABC’s of PBL … Building Blocks to Transform Learning

<i>Welcome to this second post in a series that promotes PBL and 21st Century Learning through the examination of Seven Building Blocks. In this second</i> …

Learning

New eCourse/e-book bundle: Learner-Centered Pedagogy for Library Instruction

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new facilitated eCourse/e-book bundle, Learner-Centered Pedagogy for Library Instruction. Dani …

Students

Understanding 3 Different Learning Styles Can Improve Your Grades

One way to be truly successful in the classroom is to wrap your head around the three different learning styles according to Fleming's <b>VAK</b> (visual, …

Students

Note Taking: my most popular “innovative” topic

<i>I learned from Audrey Watters that if an email reply requries more than 500 words, hit publish. Here goes…</i><p>Of all the dozens of articles that I have …

Note-Taking

Creating Stronger Learners, Stronger Leaders

As I think about what I really want for our students, it always comes back to learning and leading. I want our students to be stronger learners <b>and</b> …

Leadership

3 Examples Of Game-Based Learning: Actual Stories From The Classroom

<b>3 Examples Of Game-Based Learning: Actual Stories From The Classroom</b><p>by <b>Ryan L. Schaaf</b><p>Game-based learning is, in short, learning through games. Using …

Social Studies

Why 'Learning Styles' and Other Education Neuromyths Won't Go Away

« Police Brutality Scandal the Focus of New Curriculum in Chicago | Main<p>Chances are you've heard someone say recently: "We only use 10 percent of our …

Learning

15 Dimensions of Personalized Learning

« Two KC Schools That Use Projects to Engage and Transform | Main<p>| No comments<p><i>Tailoring learning for each student’s strengths,</i> needs <i>and</i> …

Learning

Lessons to Be Learned From Paulo Freire as Education Is Being Taken Over by the Mega Rich

(This is a much expanded version of "Lessons From Paulo Freire," which appeared in a recent issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.)<p>At a time …

Students

MI in Ireland: Strengthening Students Multiple Intelligences During Transition Year

In an article featured in The Irish Times on September 4th 2017, Brian Mooney, guidance counselor and assistant principal at Oatlands College, Mount …

Students

Getting to Know You: Learner Profiles for Personalization

« Little Kids, Big Ideas: Inspiring Project-Based Learning | Main | Building Empathy With Extreme Users in the Classroom With Design Thinking »<p>| No …

Students

5 Great Formative Assessment Strategies That Never Miss

Formative assessment strategies in the classroom provide both teachers and students with invaluable information about what students understand, and …

Learning

Two KC Schools That Use Projects to Engage and Transform

« Michael Moe on AI in Human Resources in Education | Main<p>| No comments<p><i>By Corey Scholes & Tom Vander Ark</i><p>Human beings grow when tested.<p>Outward Bound …

Education

Giving Peer Feedback Helps Writers Grow

I recently participated in a two-session writing class, and at the end of the first session, we were tasked with writing a short scene that we would …

Students

Leadership, Pedagogy, and Change in Education

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, <b>Frankenstein</b><p>Change is hard. In fact, if Mary …

eLearning

5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching

...The post 5 Simple Ideas That Can Transform Your Teaching appeared first on TeachThought.

Teaching

Most teachers believe that kids have different ‘learning styles.’ Here’s why they are wrong.

Surely you’ve heard that kids have different “learning styles.” Some supposedly learn better visually, others through listening. Some kids are cooperative while others are competitive.<p>Well, there is no consensus on what “learning styles” actually are, and some experts say they don’t, in fact, exist.<p>…

Learning

Use Visible Thinking to Power Up Co-Teaching

How can co-teachers honor the strengths and needs of each learner and assure everyone becomes an important contributor to the classroom learning …

Teaching

Teaching methods go from lab to classroom

Sure, students in the classroom have to remember facts, but they also have to apply them. Some research efforts to enhance learning zero in on …

Education

How Project-Based Learning Guides Students Into Holistic Learning

Project-based learning has really picked up as a useful teaching methodology- especially in school focusing on STEM education. Project-based learning …

Learning

Shanahan on Literacy

<b>The Learner Characteristic that Leads to Different Learning</b><p><b></b>Last week, I pointed out that research had found few interactions in literacy learning. …

Education