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Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps | Emerging Education Technology

Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps | Emerging Education Technology | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
This simple technique is an easy way to turn those PowerPoint Slides into flipped course content. Article collaboratively written with by Allison
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Using a Flipped Classroom Approach and Just-in-Time Teaching to Engage Students

Using a Flipped Classroom Approach and Just-in-Time Teaching to Engage Students | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Course gets redesigned using the flipped classroom model and Just-in-Time-Teaching techniques that promote the use of class time for more active learning.
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Brains in Pain Cannot Learn!

Brains in Pain Cannot Learn! | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Young people experiencing anxiety or depression are unable to learn. We can overcome this through physical movement, focused attention practices, and teaching them about how brains work.
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There’s a powerful hack to remember something new you’ve just learned

There’s a powerful hack to remember something new you’ve just learned | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
The more we understand how our bodies and brains work, the more we realize that what's good for the body is often good for the brain. In recent years, for instance, many studies have shown that a powerful way to improving your memory is to exercise. A new study even provides a hack to remember things you've just learned. To find it
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Why Teachers, Parents, and Society at Large Have Destroyed Kids’ Love of Learning

Why Teachers, Parents, and Society at Large Have Destroyed Kids’ Love of Learning | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
The pressure to achieve academically is a crime against learning.
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How Teaching is Like Composting | Faculty Focus

How Teaching is Like Composting | Faculty Focus | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
At the end of four years, students come out of the "educational composter" looking and acting a whole lot different than they did when they first entered.
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Point-Based Grading Systems: Benefits and Liabilities

Point-Based Grading Systems: Benefits and Liabilities | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
There’s no perfect grading system. This post is about point systems—not because they’re the best or the worst but because they’re so widely used.
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How to Overcome Taking Criticism Personally - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How to Overcome Taking Criticism Personally - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
For many years of my life, I had this problem of taking what people say to me personally. It didn't matter if their intentions were good or not, for some reason my ego would take control my thoughts and I'd take offense to it. This negative thought pattern I had was on auto-pilot. I'd get offended even if what that person said to me was true. Which actually made it hurt even worse.
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A Memo to Students about Studying for Finals

A Memo to Students about Studying for Finals | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
The end of the semester is rarely pretty. You’re tired. I’m tired. We both have too much to do, and you're feeling the pressure to perform well on finals.
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Student Writing Conferences: Metaphors and Office Décor

Student Writing Conferences: Metaphors and Office Décor | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
When faculty hold writing conferences with their students, they provide individualized attention and feedback young writers need. Here's how to get started.
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What Happened When I Stopped Lecturing

What Happened When I Stopped Lecturing | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Now, instead of listening to a lecture, students analyze case studies, work through ethics dilemmas, and complete ethics surveys in teams of three.
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Five Ways to Get Students Thinking about Learning, Not Grades

Five Ways to Get Students Thinking about Learning, Not Grades | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Grades matter, of course, but we need to get students more focused on learning and more accurately understanding it's a matter of effort more than ability.
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You Think You Know Grades? Here’s How They Really Work

You Think You Know Grades? Here’s How They Really Work | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
When you grade on a curve, you make assumptions about the student population. When you don't, you make an assumption about the test.
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Teachers Going Gradeless – Arthur Chiaravalli – Medium

Teachers Going Gradeless – Arthur Chiaravalli – Medium | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
After years of teaching using the principles of standards-based learning and grading, I encountered two findings that radically changed my perspective on assessment, grading, and reporting. The first…
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Using Metacognition to Reframe our Thinking about Learning Styles

Using Metacognition to Reframe our Thinking about Learning Styles | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Helping students discover who they are as learners and how learning works can create opportunities for deeper and more integrative learning to occur.
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“Why Do I Need to Know This?”

“Why Do I Need to Know This?” | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
I’m working to be more intentional in addressing students’ disconnect between what I’m really teaching and what they think they’re learning.
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Student Rights and the Role of Faculty

Student Rights and the Role of Faculty | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Here's a list we could use to start a conversation about the learning-related conditions students have the right to expect in every college course.
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How a lack of sleep affects your brain – and personality

How a lack of sleep affects your brain – and personality | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Feeling tired? Not yourself? Here's what's happening inside your head.
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In Praise of the First Person

In Praise of the First Person | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Why you should be encouraging your undergraduate and graduate students to write in the first person.
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Four Types of Group Work Activities to Engage Students

Four Types of Group Work Activities to Engage Students | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Faculty often encounter some resistance from students when they introduce a group work project. Here are four types of low-stakes collaborative activities.
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Why so many college students are lousy at writing — and how Mr. Miyagi can help

Why so many college students are lousy at writing — and how Mr. Miyagi can help | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Colleges should teach the important writing behaviors first, one at a time, in sequence.
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Literacy Levels Among College Students

Literacy Levels Among College Students | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Some may wonder why we need to examine reading strategies for college students. After all, shouldn't they have already developed advanced reading abilities?
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Why Focus Makes Us Smarter--and 8 Ways to Sharpen Yours

Why Focus Makes Us Smarter--and 8 Ways to Sharpen Yours | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Focus makes us smarter. In a recent study using mice, when their attention improved, so did their cognitive performance. The same is true for humans. 
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Icebreakers that Rock

Icebreakers that Rock | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Too many classroom icebreakers require students to take big social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other
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Study Strategies for Before, During, and After Class

Study Strategies for Before, During, and After Class | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Students direct the majority of their energy to learning material after class, which causes an unnecessary cycle of complication. Here's a better option.
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