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Get students to teach

Get students to teach | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
A great talk at the SSAT National Conference 2012 had Professor Eric Mazur provide an entertaining and thought-provoking keynote (1). Within this, he discusses the theory of learning and demonstrat...
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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.
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The Research Pirates of the Dark Web

The Research Pirates of the Dark Web | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
After getting shut down late last year, a website that allows free access to paywalled academic papers has sprung back up in a shadowy corner of the Internet.
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6 Techniques for Building Reading Skills—in Any Subject

Students need good reading skills not just in English but in all classes. Here are some ways you can help them develop those skills.
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Timeless Quotes for Teaching and Learning Inspiration

Timeless Quotes for Teaching and Learning Inspiration | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
In this blog post, Maryellen Weimer shares some of her favorite quotations pulled from a variety of teaching and learning resources.
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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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When the Teacher Becomes the Student

When the Teacher Becomes the Student | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Do you remember what it's like to be a student? Even brief visits to a colleague’s class and experiencing it as a student yields timely teaching insights.
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Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn

Why Understanding These Four Types of Mistakes Can Help Us Learn | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
By understanding the level of learning and intentionality in our mistakes, we can identify what helps us grow as learners.
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6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students

6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Studying CAN be taught. Learn how retrieval practice, interleaving, elaboration, and other research-based study strategies can help your students learn better.
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An Activity That Promotes Engagement with Required Readings, Even in Large Classes

An Activity That Promotes Engagement with Required Readings, Even in Large Classes | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Encouraging students to read what's assigned is an age-old problem. This activity motivates students to complete the readings and engage at a deeper level.
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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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