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Transforming the Lecture Space (EdSurge News)

Transforming the Lecture Space (EdSurge News) | Newington Professional Reading | Scoop.it
Imagine yourself sitting in a large lecture hall--which can range between 300 to 500 students--and while you are trying your best to digest what your instructor is saying, your mind is on everything else except what the teacher is saying. Who can blame you? Within an arm’s reach, you have instant ac
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How and why universities are moving away from lecture methodology.

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The More I Lecture, The Less I Know If They Understand

The More I Lecture, The Less I Know If They Understand by Grant Wiggins, Authentic Education I recently wrote that Understanding by Design is agnostic about any specific method or pedagogy.…
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A great article to get teachers thinking about the value of lecture methodology.

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Why do so many HS history teachers lecture so much?

Why do so many HS history teachers lecture so much? | Newington Professional Reading | Scoop.it
Really, why do HS teachers lecture so much? Almost every HS I go to I see teachers talking and kids listening (or not) more in History than any other course. And you needn't take my anecdotal word ...
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Interesting data and questions.

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