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How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom

How Teachers Can Use Video Games In The Humanities Classroom | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
What if teachers used video games as texts? How can educators teach kids to think critically about the underlying messages in commercial games and leverage video games for their ability to engage students and provoke conversation.
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20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
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50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students

50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think
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7 Brain-based Tips for eLearning Success

7 Brain-based Tips for eLearning Success | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it

The brain is constantly on the lookout for ways to improve by obtaining new knowledge and skills, even before birth. Unfortunately, retaining information can be challenging, simply because instructors and course designers do not always use methods that facilitate remembering. The following seven points look at key principles from neuroscience research paired with tips that will allow course creators to achieve effective eLearning development.


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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, May 1, 2014 11:48 PM

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food for thought

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Muy interesante y útil.

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Divisible by 3 [Andrew Stadel]: Get Students to Argue in Math Class

Divisible by 3 [Andrew Stadel]: Get Students to Argue in Math Class | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
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Estimation 180 Handout

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Michael Fenton  has graciously accepted every request  I sent his way regarding the current version of the  Estimation 180 handout . [ UPDATE : Handout without examples ] It's been fun bouncing...
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Why Do Americans Stink at Math?

Why Do Americans Stink at Math? | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
The Common Core should finally improve math education. The problem is that no one has taught the teachers how to teach it.
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Do mathematicians need new journals about education? | On Teaching and Learning Mathematics

Do mathematicians need new journals about education? | On Teaching and Learning Mathematics | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
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Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential

Deeper Learning: Why Cross-Curricular Teaching is Essential | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
Blogger Ben Johnson makes the case for cross-curricular teaching and how it leads to deeper learning.
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3 Wonderfully Awesome @Desmos Activities by @fawnpnguyen @ddmeyer @Trianglemancsd #mathchat #edchat

3 Wonderfully Awesome @Desmos Activities by @fawnpnguyen @ddmeyer @Trianglemancsd #mathchat #edchat | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
Desmos has teamed up with Dan Meyers, Fawn Nguyen,  and Christopher Danielson to create some really wonderful activities. If you haven't already seen them, you should check it out! I've included th...
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Teachers more likely to use ineffective instruction when teaching students with mathematics difficulties

Teachers more likely to use ineffective instruction when teaching students with mathematics difficulties | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
First-grade teachers in the United States may need to change their instructional practices if they are to raise the mathematics achievement of students with mathematics difficulties (MD), according to new research. The study found that first-grade teachers in classrooms with higher percentages of students with MD were more likely to be using ineffective instructional practices with these students.

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A Simplified Bloom's Taxonomy Poster For Students

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Anxiety, Mathematics, and Words of Kindness

Anxiety, Mathematics, and Words of Kindness | Math Problems and Approaches to Learning | Scoop.it
Last April 13th, I emailed a few friends to let them know I was starting a blog. “I’m a little afraid it will land with a dull thud against the hard pavement of the internet,” I wrote. Two weeks la...
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