"James Joyce affirms that geniuses not only accept mistakes as part of the learning process, but willingly seek them out as doors to self-discovery. In education, our perception of mistakes is important. It challenges conceptions of what defines success and failure."
"In a traditional classroom, the teacher is the center of attention, the owner of knowledge and information. Teachers often ask questions of their students to gauge comprehension, but it’s a passive model that relies on students to absorb information they need to reproduce on tests. What would happen if the roles were flipped and students asked the questions?"
Problem Based Learning: An instructional model and its constructivist framework at Muntori School.
Esta es una revista digital sobre Educación y Tecnología de distribución gratuita con suscripción, para educadores y futuros docentes de habla hispana de todo el mundo. Se trata de una iniciativa de Extensión Universitaria del Instituto Nacional Superior del Profesorado Técnico de la Universidad Tecnológica Nacional de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina.-
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"Increasingly, digital games are cropping up everywhere in education. And that’s stimulated a flurry of activity leading to the expectation that no longer are learning games only likely to come from traditional education companies, but a wide variety of sources. The expectation-setting stats and statements, at least, are straightforward. Both the New Media Consortium’s 2012 Horizon Report on higher education and its 2011 Horizon Report for K-12 put game-based learning in the mainstream (defined as adopted by about 20% of institutions) in the next two-to-three years."
¿Podrías involucrar más a las alumnos en los proyectos de clase, generar más debate, estimular preguntas o simplemente inducir al esfuerzo? Las investigaciones científicas confirman reiteradamente que sí y han encontrado las claves.
"The majority of American students go through their K-12 years grouped by age. If my memory serves me correctly, my classmates and I turned six in kindergarten, thirteen in seventh grade, sixteen as sophomores, and so on. There were always the lucky ones who got their driver’s licenses as freshmen and the unlucky ones who still couldn’t go to a PG-13 movie in eighth grade, but for the most part, everyone in your class hit the big age milestones at the same time."
"As we gear up for yet another school year; we know the students are all the more tech savvy, right? They’ve also become savvy on their homework excuses too. Here’s a top ten list of the top ten new homework excuses taken from scientific research (re: my crazy head)."
La Wikipedia acaba de incorporar una herramienta que, desde este blog, consideramos sumamente interesante y útil, pues se nos permite crear directamente desde la propia Web un e-book con formato, usando el contenido de uno o varios artículos de la Wikipedia.
A summary paper, Student Motivation: An Overlooked Piece of School Reform, was recently released. The paper pulls together research findings from the six background papers, each of which includes a brief overview of ...
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