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20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network

20 Tips for Creating a Professional Learning Network | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Networking is a prime form of 21st century learning. The world is much smaller thanks to technology. Learning is transforming into a globally collaborative enterprise. Take for example scientist...
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Same Lesson, Different Semester

Same Lesson, Different Semester | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Class prep gets easier and easier the more you teach a particular course. But is that always a good thing?
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Media Literacy: Five Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News

Media Literacy: Five Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
In an era of national attention to what's real and what isn't, we asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.
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Assignment Helps Students Assess Their Progress

Assignment Helps Students Assess Their Progress | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
It is best to implement this assignment about a third of the way through a course so that underperforming students can change trajectory before the midterm.
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31 Words and Phrases You No Longer Need in 2017

31 Words and Phrases You No Longer Need in 2017 | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
To keep your writing strong, make sure every word pulls its weight. Here are 31 do-nothing words and phrases to watch out for.
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Archiving Information in a Digital Age – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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What Trump Could Learn From My First-Year Rhetoric Course

What Trump Could Learn From My First-Year Rhetoric Course | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
It’s not just the president and his administration who would benefit. We all would.
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Collecting Student Work with Google Forms – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Collecting Student Work with Google Forms – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
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Course Evaluations: How Can We Improve Response Rates?

Course Evaluations: How Can We Improve Response Rates? | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
If instructors and courses are to improve as a result of course evaluations, we need to get more students to take the process seriously and participate.
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A Simple Invitation: Please See Me!

A Simple Invitation: Please See Me! | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
It all began with a simple message I wrote on tests or assignments of students who were struggling: “Please see me so we can discuss your performance..."
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Why We Teach: Exploring the Teacher-as-Midwife Metaphor

Why We Teach: Exploring the Teacher-as-Midwife Metaphor | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
There’s something about being there when a student finally gets it that never ceases to thrill. It doesn’t matter that we've has seen it 100 times before.
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Trying Something New? Seven Things that Boost Success Rates

Trying Something New? Seven Things that Boost Success Rates | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Trying a new quizzing strategy, assignment, or group activity? There are things you can do to boost the chance of success when you roll out something new.
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Frame Your Feedback: Making Peer Review Work in Class

Frame Your Feedback: Making Peer Review Work in Class | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
When you provide a framework to peer review, it allows students to receive more feedback and engage more frequently in the content they are learning.
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My New Crush on the Dictionary – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

My New Crush on the Dictionary – Lingua Franca - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
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You Will Be Assessed and Found Mediocre

You Will Be Assessed and Found Mediocre | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
How to cope with the endless urge to evaluate every aspect of faculty work.
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Teaching and Learning Strategies, Resources, Tips,

Teaching and Learning Strategies, Resources, Tips, | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Teaching writing is often back-breaking, but you can save time and help writers with a Writing Response Letter to the Class
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Do Quizzes Improve Student Learning? A Look at the Evidence

Do Quizzes Improve Student Learning? A Look at the Evidence | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Not all of the studies report the same positive results, but if they are viewed collectively, the use of quizzes seems to yield some impressive benefits.
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New Pedagogical Resource – Prompt – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Classroom Spaces Where Great and Magical Things Can Happen

Classroom Spaces Where Great and Magical Things Can Happen | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Great and magical things don’t happen every day in a course, but as we return to our classrooms, let's work to create spaces where they occur more often.
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The things we can really learn from books

The things we can really learn from books | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Asking someone what they are reading is like saying, ‘Who are you and who are you becoming?’ By Will Schwalbe
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The Fine Art of Sniffing Out Crappy Science

The Fine Art of Sniffing Out Crappy Science | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Two professors at the University of Washington want to teach students how to survive the avalanche of false or misleading data shaken loose by shifts in media, technology, and politics.
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Getting More out of Exam Debriefs

Getting More out of Exam Debriefs | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Most exam debriefs feature the teacher going over the missed questions while students sit passively. Here are two approaches for getting students involved.
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A Simple Invitation: Please See Me!

A Simple Invitation: Please See Me! | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
It all began with a simple message I wrote on tests or assignments of students who were struggling: “Please see me so we can discuss your performance..."
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Testing What You’re Teaching Without Teaching to the Test

Testing What You’re Teaching Without Teaching to the Test | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
If learning objectives drive the assessments and learning opportunities that we create for students, then they must be meaningful, specific and measurable.
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Prior Knowledge as an Unexpected Obstacle to Learning

Prior Knowledge as an Unexpected Obstacle to Learning | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Prior knowledge helps us make sense of new ideas and information. But when that prior is incomplete, confused or flawed, it can create barriers to learning.
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