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Should Principals Be Treated Like CEOs?

Should Principals Be Treated Like CEOs? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
A new report argues that the way to attract and hold onto high quality school leaders is to give them more autonomy, administrative support, and a $100,000 raise.
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I would be cautious with this thinking. My experience is many principals are managers and not leaders. Many of them had been out of the classroom for years. A new cohort appeared. These were teachers, and I use the word loosely, sprinted through the classroom in a few years and became managers.

 

A good point it made about raising pay is not the only prerequisite to leadership. Rather than thinking of principals as CEO's, what if we had smaller schools where community formed and classroom teachers were seen in a different light, as professionals. Research tells us schools with more than 500-700 students and teachers who have more than 80 students in a school year or term lead to compromises. We can tinker with the external pieces i.e. School managers, using consultants, standardizing how things are done, etc, but is that the real answer?

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Why It's Time To Put Students In The Driver's Seat

Why It's Time To Put Students In The Driver's Seat | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Think about how you or the people you work with approach the creation of a blended learning lesson plan. The first steps of coming up with and flushing out your initial idea. Then, scouring the web to find safe, factually accurate sites that are not blocked by your school filters and checking the fine print …

 

This method of teaching does require a certain amount of bravery. There is a very real chance that when a student asks you a question (How do I add media? How do I change the font? How do I import pictures? etc. etc.) you will have to say the dreaded “I don’t know”. But the neat thing is, your students are ok with this. You’re all learning as you go. More often than not another child in the class will be using the same site or will have at least used it before. If a classmate knows the answer, they can step into the role of teacher – from which much confidence is gained and leadership skills are learned.


Even the most reserved kid really enjoys teaching their teacher a trick or two. If no one knows the answer, they can collaborate to find the solution; an activity that provides important life skills with many real-world applications. All while leaving the initiative, process development and ownership of the learning itself right where it belongs, in the hands of the learners.


Gust MEES: I started with it in 2002 already and was a pioneer in my country, BUT I got BEST results! Make sure to work TOGETHER as a TEAM with the students, learners, create ALSO some groups where the BEST work together with the weakest. YOU will love it later and YOU will miss it as it gives YOU a direct feedback of WHAT THEY learned and YOU adjust on demand and necessity... WHEN the BEST feel boring, give THEM a special task to motivate THEM ;) ===> Adjust <===.


Concerning the questions from the students, please check my advice here:


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/practice-better-ways-to-say-i-dont-know-in-the-classroom/


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/work-sheet-teachers-best-practiceshowto/



Via Gust MEES
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I am not sure what is being suggested is putting students in charge. It is more about a complicated conversation between teachers and students about the subject matter. There is an in-between space where teachers and students meet.

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Gust MEES's comment, May 28, 2014 3:40 PM
@Ivon Prefontaine Hi, give me some time (???), please and I will create a blog about how I did it ages ago (2002-2003), thanks. For the moment GO for #DeepTHINKing and try to find out (paper & notes & ideas) how You could realize it with your actual #ProfessionalDevelopment, make some #Brainstorming with THE #LEARNERS in mind ;) A good exercise ;) Let me know, thanks ;)
Ivon Prefontaine's comment, May 28, 2014 6:57 PM
Thank you Gust.
Gust MEES's comment, May 28, 2014 7:18 PM
@Ivon Prefontaine I will take it is a priority to create THAT blog, stay tuned, please ;)
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Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks

Leadership Courage: Creating A Culture Where People Feel Safe To Take Risks | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
The human ingenuity within any organisation are it's greatest competitive advantage. Yet according to the latest statistics, over half of todays workers are disengaged . When leaders are committed and actively working to engage, inspire and embolden – they unleash untapped potential and raise the bar not just on productivity, but on the value their organization contributes to all stakeholders.

Via Steven Engravalle, Aki Puustinen, donhornsby
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A substantial issue in many organizations i.e. School is the desire to manage and control the work. There is rhetoric and posturing that suggests something different, but it is rarely followed through on.

 

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donhornsby's curator insight, March 3, 6:21 PM

(From the article): Leading in today’s increasingly competitive, accelerated and uncertain world takes courage.

The Future Shapers's curator insight, Today, 5:39 AM

Taking 'smart risk' is a crucial skill leaders need to build across their organisation if they want game-changing innovation.

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How to Educate Boys - New York Times

How to Educate Boys - New York Times | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Readers discuss if and how schools should address the differences in how boys and girls learn.

Via RJ Lavallee, Dean J. Fusto
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I think we should consider that each person learns differently. Although gender can influence learning, it is not the only influence. We need Schools that are not based on industrial age models.

 

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25 Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset - InformED

25 Ways to Develop a Growth Mindset - InformED | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

"In one world, effort is a bad thing. It, like failure, means you’re not smart or talented. If you were, you wouldn’t need effort. In the other world, effort is what makes you smart or talented." Carol Dweck


Via Beth Dichter, Heidi Podjasek
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Several points i.e. acknowledge and embrace imperfections overlap with mindfulness and neuroscience.

 

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Richard Varey's curator insight, February 23, 2:40 PM

In this sense, I think that 'enrichment' is a better term than growth, since the latter implies that quantity matters above quality.

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, March 1, 2:57 PM

Thx Beth Dichter

Mika Auramo's curator insight, March 3, 12:08 AM

There is very useful listing how to improve understanding about growth mindset in classroom.

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Active Learning - create an active classroom

Active Learning - create an active classroom | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
How to create an active classroom experience with technology.   GUEST COLUMN | by Jessica Sanders The traditional teaching method of giving a lesson at the front of the class puts you, the teacher,...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Ressources pour les cours d'anglais
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Another way to consider this is that curriculum is a complex conversation. Engaging with students and curricula in this fashion creates an active and dialogic experience.

 

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M. Fagot-Karcher's curator insight, March 1, 6:49 AM

excellent, I absolutely recommend

Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, March 1, 9:50 AM

I really like the advice given in this article.  Not reinventing something, using the objectives and easing into technology eases the stress of trying new technologies in class.  Good suggestions are also given.

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Study: Long-term meditation can help slow down aging-related brain volume decline | SharpBrains

Study: Long-term meditation can help slow down aging-related brain volume decline | SharpBrains | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
“Peo­ple who reported med­i­tat­ing for an aver­age of 20 years had higher brain vol­umes than the aver­age per­son, researchers report in Fron­tiers in Psychology.

Kurth and his col­leagues write that they can’t say med­i­ta­tion caused its prac­ti­tion­ers to lose less brain vol­ume, how­ever. Other habits of long-term med­i­ta­tors may also influ­ence brain volume…

Nearly 18 mil­lion adults and 1 mil­lion chil­dren prac­ticed med­i­ta­tion in the U.S. in 2012, accord­ing to a sur­vey on com­ple­men­tary med­i­cine from the National Insti­tutes of Health and the Cen­ters for Dis­ease Con­trol and Prevention…

Over­all, the vol­ume of gray mat­ter shown on the brain scans decreased as the age of the par­tic­i­pants increased. But the med­i­ta­tors’ brains appeared bet­ter pre­served than aver­age peo­ple of the same age…

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This is an interesting abstract and link.

 

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Education Readings February 27th

Education Readings February 27th | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
By Allan Alach  I welcome suggested articles, so if you come across a gem, email it to me at allan.alach@ihug.co.nz. This week’s homework!   Four reasons to seriously worry about ‘personalized...
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There are good articles linked.

 

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The disposable professor crisis

The disposable professor crisis | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
For decades, colleges have been turning to adjuncts to cut costs -- and it's hurting students and educators alike

Via Bonnie Bracey Sutton
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The same thing is happening in K-12. In Alberta, using part-time teachers has become a cost-cutting measure in many Schools. What it does for students is less well-known, but I suspect it does not help learning.

 

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The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom

The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

"Imagine you are a slave. You belong to a farmer who owns a tobacco plantation on the eastern shore of Maryland. Six long days a week you tend his field. But not for much longer . . .What will you do? Make your choices well as you embark on your journey to freedom.

 

To play The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom, you must download and install the free Sandstone Player Software on your computer. Sandstone is required to support the 3-D style interaction in the game. Click here to find instructions for downloading Sandstone on a Mac or PC.  The game is also available as both an iOS and an android app."

 

Tags: USA, historical, National Geographic.


Via Seth Dixon, Suvi Salo
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I enjoyed including the underground railroad in my Social Studies work. Canada played a role as the destination of many who escaped via the railway.

 

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Arizona State University, Claire McLaughlin's curator insight, February 27, 2:10 PM

This link could be used in a potential CLIL lesson.

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leading and learning: Personalising learning – what does it mean? How does it relate to Modern Learning Environments?

leading and learning: Personalising learning – what does it mean? How does it relate to Modern Learning Environments? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
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What is/are the difference/differences?

 

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More Than Half of America's Millennials Lack Basic Workplace Skills

More Than Half of America's Millennials Lack Basic Workplace Skills | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

A new report finds that, despite being more educated than ever before, more than half of US millennials lack proficiency when it comes to applying reading and math skills at the workplace.


Via Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), Dr. Deborah Brennan
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We need to rethink School, but not as part of a neo-liberal economic and political agenda. That is what got Canadian and American School reform into its current quandary.

 

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Carlos Oropeza's curator insight, February 18, 5:09 PM

Modelos organizacionales que dan y quitan.

Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, February 25, 1:27 PM

Too many reports cite American students falling behind their global peers.  This report rightly mentions that we have been talking Bout school reform for years.  the social and economic gap in our society continues fueled by inequity in educational outcomes.  Perhaps it is time to talk about a revolution in education rather than reform.  We need new frameworks in poverty schools--creative problem solving by educators that will create a vision of providing all students the skills needed for a changed world

Arturo Gutiérrez-Luna's curator insight, February 27, 10:08 PM

añada su visión ...

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Design Thinking, Deconstructed

Design Thinking, Deconstructed | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives.

Via Gust MEES, Robert Hubert
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I wonder if this is what Derrida had in mind when he used the word deconstructed?

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 21, 10:57 AM
At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students' and teachers' everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff.


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Design-Thinking


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Learning+2+Learn



Teresita Moreno's curator insight, February 26, 11:49 AM
Read please
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Important for networks and self-organiizing.
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Noam Chomsky on the Dangers of Standardized Testing

Noam Chomsky on the Dangers of Standardized Testing | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
"The assessment itself is completely artificial. It’s not ranking teachers in accordance with their ability to help develop children who will reach their potential, explore their creative interests...

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This is an excellent article with great quotes from Chomsky.

 

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ADHD & the brain: Does ADHD treatment improve long-term academic, social and behavioral outcomes? | SharpBrains

ADHD & the brain: Does ADHD treatment improve long-term academic, social and behavioral outcomes? | SharpBrains | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
The core symp­toms of ADHD fre­quently cause sig­nif­i­cant impair­ment in aca­d­e­mic, social and behav­ioral func­tion­ing that adversely impact indi­vid­u­als’ qual­ity of life. These symp­toms often per­sist into adult­hood, poten­tially com­pro­mis­ing an individual’s func­tion­ing over many years. Under­stand­ing how ADHD impacts long-term func­tion­ing, and whether adverse long-term affects are dimin­ished with treat­ment, is thus extremely impor­tant. How­ever, despite ample evi­dence that treat­ments such as med­ica­tion and behav­ior ther­apy yield sub­stan­tial short-term ben­e­fits for most indi­vid­u­als, the impact of treat­ment on longer-term out­comes remains less well-established. This is an impor­tant gap in the research literature.

Via iPamba
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As in all cases, learning is a personal situation. I suspect for some treatment helps and for others it may not. Being a parent of an ADHD child, I experienced the biggest obstacle was School.

 

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terry clarke's curator insight, March 3, 9:38 PM

I know medical management of ADHD is a controversial issue, but one I feel strongly about, having suffered badly from the disorder as a child (God bless my dear mother), and I, on the farther end of middle age, continue to take Adderal with great results.

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Tools for Teaching: Managing a Large Class Size

Tools for Teaching: Managing a Large Class Size | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

Do you have more than 30 students? Check out these strategies for keeping a large group of kids engaged and managed.


Via Cindy Riley Klages
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Many of the points are excellent. I found that larger classes provided both challenges and opportunities not present in smaller classes. What if we only had 10 students? What would the challenges and opportunities be there?

 

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The Disease of Being Busy

The Disease of Being Busy | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Our overscheduled lives leave little time for contemplation and reflection. How do we enable each other to pause and reflect together and ask how our hearts are doing?

Via craig daniels
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And the article is not just about adults.

 

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craig daniels's curator insight, March 2, 10:30 AM

It's almost impossible to not get caught in the distraction trap. Everywhere we turn something is waving at us, something is pleading for our attention and focus.


Take a moment (yes I'm waving for your attention) to read this post, you'll be glad you did.

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Ontario Research - 21st Century teaching and learning


Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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This is timely as I move into some polishing work on a dissertation.

 

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What do you want leaders to do with technology?

What do you want leaders to do with technology? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Recently in a workshop, I asked the group how many people thought Twitter was “stupid”, to which had seen several hands raised.  I followed up with the question, “How many of you think it is beneficial to learn from other teachers?

Via Yashy Tohsaku, Dean J. Fusto
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I found most digital technology was forced on teachers in unacceptable ways. This is not leadership. It is not even management. It is coercive and oppressive. I found the people leading the charge were the most likely to speak the right words and not walk their talk.

 

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The real brain drain: How unemployment depletes cognitive and emotional resources | SharpBrains

The real brain drain: How unemployment depletes cognitive and emotional resources | SharpBrains | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
“Unem­ploy­ment is no cake­walk. It’s well doc­u­mented that an invol­un­tary job­less state can take a steep toll on one’s emo­tional and phys­i­cal health, and now new research illu­mi­nates a more sub­tle, if highly cor­ro­sive, con­se­quence the inabil­ity to find work can have on a per­son. In short, it appears that unem­ploy­ment has the power to change what we gen­er­ally con­sider rel­a­tively fixed – i.e., it can alter our per­son­al­ity, mak­ing us less agree­able and less con­sci­en­tious, while affect­ing our lev­els of open­ness, accord­ing to a study pub­lished in the Jour­nal of Applied Psychology…Self-reported per­son­al­ity results for the employed changed lit­tle from the first test to the sec­ond, but self-evaluations by the unem­ployed – par­tic­u­larly those who had been out of work for a long time –changed sig­nif­i­cantly. Lev­els of agree­able­ness, con­sci­en­tious­ness and open­ness were all depleted.

“The results are con­sis­tent with the view that per­son­al­ity changes as a func­tion of con­tex­tual and envi­ron­men­tal fac­tors,” they write.

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There is an abstract and link to a research article.

 

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leading and learning: Education Readings- Personalized learning and 21stC learning.

leading and learning: Education Readings- Personalized learning and 21stC learning. | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

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Steve Hargadon: Escaping the Education Matrix

“What are most kids getting out of 12 years of school?” he asks. “The honest answer is they’re learning how to follow, and that was the original intent"


This is a great question and answer. Even the reform we propose is replicating what we have been doing.


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Steps to Creating the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning

Steps to Creating the Conditions for Deep, Rigorous, Applied Learning | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Check out some resources meant to help education leaders find ways transform the vision and goals of schools to move towards applied, connected and real-world learning opportunities for students.

Via Suvi Salo
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It is interesting how the infographic portrays the role of teachers as important in this process. My experience was quite different. Teachers, except those who bought into the School ideology offered up by School managers, were largely shut out.

 

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World's Shortest Books

World's Shortest Books | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Aussie Friends of Treehorn World’s Shortest Books “My View of Equity” by C. Pyne Gillard & Pyne : “Our Love for Teachers.” “Everything ACARA knows About Classroom Learning” "The Holistic Curric...
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The images says it all. We need to be thoughtful and caring in our work. We do not know what extinguishes and ignites the flame in each child.

 

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for the love of learning: Diane Ravitch's Forward for Finnish Lessons 2.0

for the love of learning: Diane Ravitch's Forward for Finnish Lessons 2.0 | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
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In reading and hearing Pasi Sahlberg present, I am struck by the key point he makes. Finland is a small and homogenous nation which needs to be considered when using ideas that have worked well there. Even Alberta, which is about the same size in terms of population, but is more heterogeneous, would have to consider that what worked in Finland might not work here. One thing I experienced as a teacher was a reluctance for the centralized bureaucracies, provincial and school boards, to let go of the decision making process. A second point is we have a much more centralized structure even at the school level. For the most part, teachers are shut out of the decision making and conversations.

 

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Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.

Via Sandeep Gautam, Jose Luis Yañez
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There are links which will take some exploring in reading and reflecting upon this interesting article.

 

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, February 25, 10:11 AM

Love the neuroscientist insights of Alice in wonderland!

Miguel Herrera E.'s curator insight, February 26, 11:22 AM

5 revelaciones sobre el cerebro en "Alicia en el País de las Maravillas" de L. Carrol: Micropsias y macropsias, los múltiples cambios de forma,( metamorfosis), relaciones en el significado de las palabras,  memoria para anticipaciones ("recuerdos del futuro") y pensar en lo imposible. Los Boys scouts creo que afirman: "Imposible es aquello que se logra después"

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Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff

Developing a Growth Mindset in Teachers and Staff | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

An idea that is beginning to gain a lot of favour in educational circles at the moment is the notion of fixed versus growth mindsets, and how they might relate to students and learning. Based on the work of Stanford University psychologist, Carol Dweck, the idea of mindset is related to our understanding of where ability comes from. It has recently been seized upon by educators as a tool to explore our knowledge of student achievement, and ways that such achievement might be improved.


Via Patti Kinney, Dean J. Fusto
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"According to Jackie Gerstein, teachers, like the students they teach, can learn to develop a growth mindset, but this requires careful planning by school management."

 

Are we including teachers in this work or is it just something being downloaded by School managers?

 

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The science of homework: tips to engage students' brains

The science of homework: tips to engage students' brains | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Neurologist Judy Willis explores what kinds of homework help students at different stages of development and just how long out-of-hours work should take

Via Cindy Riley Klages
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"Computer-assisted learning cannot replace good teaching: it is only from teachers that students can experience rich interactive learning and build conceptual understanding."

 

Good teaching is about figuring out how children learn best and actively working with students in this way.

 

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