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10 Resources For A Student-Centered 1:1 Program

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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Business | WIRED

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Business | WIRED | esl-efl teaching and learning | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.
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Your Lesson's First Five Minutes: Make Them Grand

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If you have ever lived with another person and come home to find them in a bad mood, how long did it take you to figure it out? Hours? Minutes? Seconds? Most people say "seconds," and some can tell b

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:19 AM

The start of class can greatly influence how the rest of the class goes. Here's some practical, detailed advice for how to get students wanting to learn.

1) Do something you love

2) Use teasers

3) Ask compelling questions

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The Shift From Teaching Content To Teaching Learning

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, November 13, 2013 3:18 AM

When facilitating in a student-centered classroom, we teachers need to actively be thinking about how we can help students learn. Some of the most complex thought processes we have developed as professionals differ from students in ways we haven't yet defined. With awareness, we can help students go through the challenging small steps necessary to reach competence in thinking, including this example of helping them to make inferences while reading.

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Self-Direction is the Key to Mastery

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What do Thomas Edison, Vincent Van Gogh, Maya Angelou, Bob Dylan, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John Lennon, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln and Malcolm X have in common? W...

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, April 30, 2014 3:44 AM

Student-centered teaching is about maximizing self-direction in learners. Although the famous individuals referenced in this article left school to learn on their own, teachers can make school more appealing and useful to students by allowing them autonomy, ownership, and a carefully prepared, engaging, and achievable curriculum.

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10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

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Brainy Approaches to Learning | Students at the Center

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"We know that each student is unique, but what about each student's brain? This new Students at the Center infographic draws on the research from Mind, Brain, and Education to depict the brain science behind student-centered approaches to learning."


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Yasemin Allsop's curator insight, July 17, 2013 2:23 PM

What about, the learning processthat drawn by pupils.. thats interesting way of entering their minds...

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I loved it! thank you
Tony Meehan's curator insight, August 2, 2014 1:36 PM

Nice infographic of how the brain works in the context of learning. New technology, new understanding of brain science and psychology can and must lend themselves to the creation of a critical pedagogy which leaves no child left behind.

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Great Teachers Don't Teach

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Great teachers engineer learning experiences that maneuver the students into the driver's seat and then the teachers get out of the way. Students learn best by personally experiencing learning that is physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual.


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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, October 7, 2013 12:38 AM

Johnson: Great teachers do not teach. They stack the deck so that students have a reason to learn and in the process can't help but learn mainly by teaching themselves. This knowledge then becomes permanent and cherished rather than illusory and irrelevant.

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A Case for Student-Centered Learning

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Good news for students and schools: A new study, released last week by the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE), looks closely at four schools that are achieving positive outco

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Rainbow Bridges EFL Materials's curator insight, February 24, 2014 1:25 AM

Positive outcomes for personalized learning, positive teacher-student relationships, and strong revision and reflection strategies.