From school e-readers and flipped classroom models to computerized testing and online courses, educators are still grappling with ways to shift an educational paradigm of the 20th century into one of the 21st.
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD. This article discusses the research of Dr. Dimitri Christakis, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington. His studies link over-stimulation from early television watching to ADHD in later school life.
Blog post at LivingMontessoriNow.com : Learning to play competitive games with grace and sportsmanship requires practice. I like to use cooperative games as a way to promote collaborative skills and as an introduction to the etiquette of sportsmanship.
Eshu Bumpus is a teller of tales and a weaver of dreams. He visited our school this week to share some of his favorite folktales and then to help the kindergarten classes in weaving a story of their own.
There is a cute 5 part series of videos on Sesame Street that entertain children while teaching about hurricane preparation. Thanks go to Arvind S. Grover @arvind on Twitter for bringing it to my attention.
Taking Google's lead, and inspired by Dan Pink's book, Drive, I decided to take the plunge and give my students the kind of radical autonomy they both suggest, and I gave my students 20% of their time in my English class to pursue a project of their choosing.
This presentation about the deep learning that results from the ePortfolio process. In addition, the author discusses four powerful tools that are free and available online to build the ePortfolio. The online tools for design include: Windows Movie Maker, Windows Photo Story, Blogs, and Wikis.
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