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Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply

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Students enlisted to tutor others, these researchers have found, work harder to understand the material, recall it more accurately and apply it more effectively. In a phenomenon that scientists have dubbed “the protégé effect,” student teachers score higher on tests than pupils who are learning only for their own sake.

 


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I have found that when put into practice, these three words work together in learning new material: student summary presentations.

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Richard Evans's curator insight, July 6, 2013 4:41 PM

Old model, new thinking. 

Veronika Wuyts's curator insight, July 14, 2013 10:16 AM

teach to learn, used in every Covey workshop because helps best

Maria Persson's curator insight, July 17, 2013 10:34 AM

The model promotes Digital Literacy and skills that will hold our childdren up for any size of the tech wave.

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How the Common Core Ensures Equity by Fully Preparing Every Student for Postsecondary Success

SchoolsMovingUp provides quality resources and online professional development to help educators make sound decisions and take action in their school improvement efforts.


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Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply

Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply | Instructional Technology | Scoop.it

Students enlisted to tutor others, these researchers have found, work harder to understand the material, recall it more accurately and apply it more effectively. In a phenomenon that scientists have dubbed “the protégé effect,” student teachers score higher on tests than pupils who are learning only for their own sake.

 


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I have found that when put into practice, these three words work together in learning new material: student summary presentations.

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Richard Evans's curator insight, July 6, 2013 4:41 PM

Old model, new thinking. 

Veronika Wuyts's curator insight, July 14, 2013 10:16 AM

teach to learn, used in every Covey workshop because helps best

Maria Persson's curator insight, July 17, 2013 10:34 AM

The model promotes Digital Literacy and skills that will hold our childdren up for any size of the tech wave.

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25 Online Games for English Language Learners

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by Angelita Williams, OnlineCollegeCourses.com GameZone: Dozens of simple, straightforward games about grammar, spelling, and vocabulary reach out to English language learners at all levels. Keep i...

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ELLs should be taught to bookmark suggested sites on there ipad and practice at home.

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Ashok Rathod's comment, December 29, 2012 12:58 PM
Play Online Games FREEEEE... http://www.gaminghunks.com/
Cheynee Scott's curator insight, May 31, 2013 11:36 PM

1. In what way/s can online games help develop your english learning levels?

2. What genre of games could best identify with english criteria?

Cathy James's comment, August 22, 2013 12:56 AM
Well this is a good idea to learn English.
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Measures of Effective Teaching Project Releases Final Research Report

Measures of Effective Teaching Project Releases Final Research Report | Instructional Technology | Scoop.it

In January 2013, the MET project released its third and final set of findings, which sought to answer three questions from practitioners and policy-makers: Can measures of effective teaching identify teachers who better help students learn?; How much weight should be placed on each measure of effective teaching when combining classroom observations, student surveys, and student achievement gains?; And how can teachers be assured trustworthy results from classroom observations?


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, June 21, 2013 12:28 PM

There are a few reports here and quite a few other useful documents that can help with this really important issue.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, June 22, 2013 12:04 PM

I am never sure about the need to apply measures and numbers only to quality of something. It is seems so counter-intuitive. What number do we put on care, compassion, empathy, and honesty in a person?

Vanessa Monell Mercado's comment, June 23, 2013 12:17 PM
I agree, sadly those things cannot be measure with numbers and it seems more and more people disregard their importance in our craft!
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5 Excellent Math Games for your iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Excellent Math Games for your iPad ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Instructional Technology | Scoop.it

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