How Reflection Improves Performance Working Knowledge They argue that learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection—that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught...
The ideas presented in this article can and should be applied to all levels of education not only higher education or those in the work force. Reflection is the connection to experience and learning according to Dewey's 1938 quote “Experience plus Reflections equals Learning”.
Blogging is an excellent way of motivating students to develop a lifelong love of learning. Writing is a process, and when they learn this they will be able to apply the skills to other aspects of their schooling.
I once sat on an interview committee in which the candidate proudly proclaimed that to integrate technology her students would use word processors and publish their work in a monthly book. My toes instantly curled.
Undergraduates and grad students alike will appreciate the usefulness of these search engines that allow them to find books, journal articles and even primary source material for whatever kind of research they're working …...
Teachers around the world have found innovative ways to use Twitter as a teaching tool.
Twitter is microblogging so technically it fits on a scoop about blogging in education. This blog has some wonderful ideas on how to use microblogging in your classroom. Might be able to extend the idea to include full blogging.
Having a blog is the first step to an efficient content strategy. Unfortunately, many bloggers quickly give up posting disappointed by low response. I would like to share with you technics and tips that have worked for my blog to be successful.
Case study-Teaching with web 2.0 technologies: Twitter, wikis & blogs
8:52 Minute video discussing the utilizing web 2.0 technologies in online and Face to Face classes. These tools can improve student engagement in class. Video gives a good overview of these tools and provides examples of how to use them in your class.
The blog is primarily a vehicle for disseminating homework assignments (though, of course, they're on the board in my room & in student's planners as well). I also use the blog for sharing study materials with my students: previous years' tests for practice, links to good study sites online, Powerpoints used in class for test review, etc. There is always a huge spike in the number of visits to my blog as a test date approaches!
Finally, I used my blog when I taught a writing inservice on our district workshop day after we returned from winter break. All the handouts I would have wasted paper on, all the student examples I shared in the class that day, were all posted on my blog for attendees to reference later.
The intended audience is my biology students who are in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade. I use it mainly as a way to deliver interactive, engaging assignments to my students. They use the blog to create their biology notebook in my class. I also post other items like links to science fair information, books I'm reading, etc.
I create a blog each year for our year-long Exhibition project. Throughout the year as we conduct various learning engagements, entries are made to the blog to record our inquiry process and our learning. Students assist with this process by identifying topics to add, crafting the text, and using digital photography to add visuals. We use iWeb to craft the blog and upload it to SchoolPage.
Jane Ellen Zimmerman 5th Grade Wakeland Elementary School of International Studies
When I was little, I thought power was having laser eyes, or being able to fly. Not necessarily! Does it? I have a power: The Power To Write, To Blog, To Sing, To Speak, To Draw, To befriend different people. I have a lot of powers.
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How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
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Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.