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10 Places to Learn for Free Online

10 Places to Learn for Free Online | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Everyday, more resources are becoming available to any one who spends time online. Colleges and universities are opening up and letting everyone access some of their best courses and learning material.
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Six Things That Make College Teachers Successful

Six Things That Make College Teachers Successful | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
1. Study the knowledge base of teaching and learning. You have chosen to teach in higher education because you are a subject-matter specialist with a tremendous knowledge of your discipline.
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How to Deal With Kids’ Math Anxiety

How to Deal With Kids’ Math Anxiety | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Flickr: Grisha By Annie Murphy Paul In children with math anxiety, seeing numbers on a page stimulates the same part of the brain that would respond
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Why You Read Like an Expert – and Why Your Students Probably Don't

Why You Read Like an Expert – and Why Your Students Probably Don't | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
A recent experience in class left me a bit rattled, and made me wonder if I’ve long been trying to teach an impossible skill. It confronted me with a fundamental question: What’s teachable, and what do students simply have to figure out on their own with the passage of time?
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Professors’ Place in the Classroom Is Shifting to the Side

Professors’ Place in the Classroom Is Shifting to the Side | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Colleges have long seen students as passive receivers of content. That view is changing, and it could portend an even more "radical" shift in teaching.
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4 scientific ways to become a better student

4 scientific ways to become a better student | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Exercising (and tweeting) daily are just a couple of things you can do to ensure your brain gets a healthy workout
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5 Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher

5 Great Teachers On What Makes A Great Teacher | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
For our 50 Great Teachers series, a panel of experts shares thoughts on great teaching: past, present and future.
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What Book Changed Your Mind?

What Book Changed Your Mind? | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
The Review asked 12 scholars what nonfiction book published in the last 30 years has most influenced their thinking.
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What Can We Learn from Accidental Learning?

What Can We Learn from Accidental Learning? | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
“I just stumbled onto this. . .” I heard the phrase a couple of times in presentations during the recent Teaching Professor Technology Conference.
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In the Classroom, One Size Does Not Fit All

In the Classroom, One Size Does Not Fit All | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
No matter how ingenious a teaching strategy is, it will not work in all situations, with all students.
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The Habits of Highly Productive Writers

The Habits of Highly Productive Writers | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
There are no tricks to make writing easier, just practices you can develop to get it done.
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The 4 Keys To Learning From Failure

The 4 Keys To Learning From Failure | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
To be able to learn from our failures, we need a way to decode the "teachable moments" hidden within them. We need a method for deducing what exactly those lessons are and how they can improve our chances of future success....
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How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
U want 2B a better writer? Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry.…
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The Art of Stillness in an age of distraction

The Art of Stillness in an age of distraction | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
The “T” in TED stands for technology. So it might sound counterintuitive that we would release a book about the need to unplug. But we live in a madly accelerating world, where new technologies --...
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Prompts to Help Students Reflect on How They Approach Learning

Prompts to Help Students Reflect on How They Approach Learning | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
One of the best gifts teachers can give students are the experiences that open their eyes to themselves as learners. Most students don’t think much about how they learn. Mine used to struggle to write a paragraph describing the study approaches they planned to use in my communication courses. However, to be fair, I’m not sure I had a lot of insights about my learning when I was a student. Did you?
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Leave Me Alone

Leave Me Alone | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
Free for 24 hours. We live in an age of networking and collaboration, but scholarship is not a team sport.
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Develop a Habit, Create a Lifestyle - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Develop a Habit, Create a Lifestyle - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
There's an old statistic that says "It takes 30 days to develop a habit, and 7 days to break it."
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Cursive, Print, or Type? The Point is To Keep Writing

Cursive, Print, or Type? The Point is To Keep Writing | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
The real fear among those who study kids and handwriting is not that our schools will stop teaching cursive; it's that students aren't writing enough.
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The Blessings and Benefits of Using Guest Lecturers

The Blessings and Benefits of Using Guest Lecturers | Learning-Teaching | Scoop.it
As we face the perpetual challenge of keeping each class session fresh and interactive, I suggest we consider an old idea that never really got stale.
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