People have different learning styles -- or different ways that they best learn new information. Dave from The Jellyvision Lab is here to tell you a little b...
Bridget Hillas's insight:
The 'blues clues' look alike poses the question:
"What is the implication of these different learning styles for how we communicate?". He says "create communication materials that go for each of the four VARK groups or where possible create a multi-media piece that uses visual, audio, text and interactive moments to reach all the four learning groups"
Do you have any techniques, links to technology, resources or tasks that could help us do this in the classroom?
This article outlines some limitations of Bloom's Taxonomy including the fact that, despite recent attempts to update the theory, it continues to be outdated as educators now view learning as being about a lot more than just thinking. There are also some challenges in classifying more difficult learning activities using Bloom's Taxonomy as they come under more than one label. How could these limitations be overcome?
It also outlines some strengths of the theory and, despite the limitations, it does help to develop higher level thinking.
This work traces the development of educational technology from its inception in the fields of engineering, science, and audiovisual education and its official beginning in the 1960s to the present.
Deanne Kathagen's insight:
Believed...."A well educated person has amind stacked with a rich variety of concepts grounded in personal experiences.and such experiences are classifiable through a picoorial device a metaphorical "Cone of experience""
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
Link to criticism of Gardner's mulitple intelligence theory - educators are saying that it lacks empircal evidence (amongst other problems)... and the MI supporters have responded to these criticisms - which side are you on?
The renowned scholar of family studies, Urie Bronfenbrennercommented two decades ago: “There has been a progressive disarray at an accelerating rate since World War 11 of the disorganisation of the family in the western world.”
Business 2 Community Using Six Thinking Hats To Build Your Personal Brand Business 2 Community Edward de Bono's Six Thinking Hats can help you strengthen your personal brand as a valued team member and potential leader, playing an important role...
A series of Critical Thinking worksheets, lesson plans and interactive resources for school students, using the De Bono 6-Hat Thinking Technique (@brainpickings could do with debunking the de bono thinking hats nonsense here:
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