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11 Questions to Professor John Hattie, asked by teachers (VIDEO)

11 Questions to Professor John Hattie, asked by teachers (VIDEO) | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Are you a teacher and surprised by some of the evidence found in the Visible Learning research? Wouldn’t it be great to discuss your questions directly with Professor Hattie?
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The Class-size debate – it matters to teachers

The Class-size debate – it matters to teachers | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Class size matters to teachers Class size is a perennial question in education. What is the ideal size for a school class? Teachers would like smaller classes, to improve learning. There is evidence of a small positive effect size due to reducing class size from meta-analysis published in John Hattie's Visible Learning. But it makes sense,…
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Visible thinking

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New Year New Learning
Around 5 years ago I stumbled on the work of Ron Ritchart through my Vice Principal Paul Brogden, an avid fan and user of the Thinking Routines. I devoured the book, "Visible Thinking" and pored over the HGSE website, specifically Project Zero, wondering how I had ever lived, let alone taught before knowing this
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Why Helping Students Set Personal Goals is a Must Do - The Art of Ed

We constantly set goals in education. As teachers, we set goals for professional development and teacher evaluation purposes but rarely do we make a focused effort to help students set goals for themselves. Guiding students to set and work toward goals can be a game changer for showing student growth in the art room. Once …
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Creativity – An App to Help You Develop Ideas & Solve Problems

Creativity – An App to Help You Develop Ideas & Solve Problems | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Share Creativity is an Android app that is designed to help you develop ideas and solve problems through a variety of methods. When you open the app you will see a menu of ten techniques fo
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A Critical Thinking Exercise – Which would you rather battle?

A Critical Thinking Exercise – Which would you rather battle? | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
See how this simple exercise had over 100 people brainstorming and voting on the best arguments. Industry professionals meets VET teachers to bring currency to the curriculum.
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Thinking Skills & The Digital Teacher by @Love_DA

Thinking Skills & The Digital Teacher by @Love_DA | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
There is a commonly held view that teaching Thinking Skills and Technology go hand in hand.
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I want to challenge that!

I want to challenge that! | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
A blog about the ways that educational technology can transform teaching and learning.
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What is Student Visible Learning and how will it improve your Students’ Learning? – TeamTom Education

What is Student Visible Learning and how will it improve your Students’ Learning? – TeamTom Education | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Visible learning is not just about what, it's also about how they are learning. #edchat https://t.co/vDPh7SNT9m via @teamtomwaters1
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FIELD TRIP: Take Your Learning Outside

FIELD TRIP: Take Your Learning Outside | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
There’s an old line in education that goes “why do they want me standardize my testing, but differentiate my instruction?” We all realize that our students are different, but then those differences clash with the reality of having 185 students. How can I make my instruction, my learning activities different for every student in my…
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It's official: your school's marking policy is probably wrong

It's official: your school's marking policy is probably wrong | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Ofsted is once again trying to bust the myth that extensive marking is best for students. When will the message get through?
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Video: John Hattie's keynote at Whole Education 5th Annual Conference

Video: John Hattie's keynote at Whole Education 5th Annual Conference | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
VIDEO: Watch John Hattie's engaging talk about passion, challenge, excellence and the social aspects of learning at Whole Education's 5th annual conference.
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14 Ways to Use Student Devices in Instruction - Teq

14 Ways to Use Student Devices in Instruction - Teq | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
The new SMART Learning Suite and SMART interactive flat panel displays offer several different ways to integrate student devices into instruction.
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Thinking about the thinking hats: creative and critical thinking

Thinking about the thinking hats:  creative and critical thinking | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
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5 Big Ideas In Education That Don't Work

5 Big Ideas In Education That Don't Work | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills aren't as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. That&
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Visible thinking for adults

Visible thinking for adults | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
One of the techniques I use in the workshops I facilitate is a visible thinking routine. At the beginning of a workshop I pos
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“‘Visible Learning for Literacy’: An Interview With Doug Fisher & Nancy Frey”

“‘Visible Learning for Literacy’: An Interview With Doug Fisher & Nancy Frey” | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
In my latest Education Week Teacher column, Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher agreed to answer a few questions about the new book they co-authored with John Hattie, Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K…
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How to Create Interactive Google Drawings - EdTechTeacher

How to Create Interactive Google Drawings - EdTechTeacher | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Learn how to create interactive Google Drawings with students. Tips and strategies for teachers using interactive Google Drawings in the classroom.
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15 Strategies Make an Impressive Impact in Students Lives! – TeamTom Education

15 Strategies Make an Impressive Impact in Students Lives! – TeamTom Education | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
We don't need learners. We need strategic learners - that's what visible learning does. https://t.co/FmjIcVgkzQ… https://t.co/tlgiCTtUBr
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Feedback in the classroom by John Hattie and Greg Yates

Feedback in the classroom by John Hattie and Greg Yates | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
John Hattie and Greg Yates have co-authored another hands-on text about effective feedback in the classroom. Quick overview and free download.
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The idea that Written Feedback is the best, needs to be put to rest! via @TeacherToolkit

The idea that Written Feedback is the best, needs to be put to rest! via @TeacherToolkit | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
How can feedback have an immediate impact on students?
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Learn How to Use the Best Ideation Methods: Brainstorming, Braindumping, Brainwriting, and Brainwalking

Brainstorming is the most frequently practiced form of ideation. We recommend that you use it along with Brainwriting, Brainwalking, and Braindumping.
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Understand the Elements and Thinking Modes that Create Fruitful Ideation Sessions

Facilitating ideation sessions involves an understanding of human thinking and mental modes as well as a whole range of factors like creating the right environment and goals, which we’ll introduce you to here.
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8 Simple Tasks: What works best in Education. Free Download! - VISIBLE LEARNING

8 Simple Tasks: What works best in Education. Free Download! - VISIBLE LEARNING | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
John Hattie’s new policy paper is a double issue about distractions and solutions. We blogged about the first book What Doesn’t Work in Education in an earlier post.
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10 Creative Exercises That Are Better Than Brainstorming

10 Creative Exercises That Are Better Than Brainstorming | Making Thinking Visible | Scoop.it
Sick of traditional brainstorming? Check out these alternative exercises to get the creativity flowing.
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Jack Keating Memorial Lecture - Presented by Laureate Professor John Hattie

Dean's Lecture Series 2016 Jack Keating Memorial Lecture Presented by Laureate Professor John Hattie The too long school reforms have been focused o
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