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Understanding by Design: Essential Questions

Understanding by Design: Essential Questions | Our brains and learning | Scoop.it
"Educator and writer Dana Huff manages an informative and thoughtful blog called huffenglish.com, and this post she featured a while back about understanding the essence of what creates a truly eff...
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This explains Wiggins and McTighe's essential questions in a clear and concise article.  Well worth reading and using.

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Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory - What are the established learning theories? | Our brains and learning | Scoop.it
This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: Learning Theory, zone of proximal development The area of capabilities that learners can exhibit with support from a teacher., Montessori constructivism, Lave & Wenger...
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A concept map explaining in brief the many learning theories proposed by their creators.

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Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning

Six Tips for Brain-Based Learning | Our brains and learning | Scoop.it
In this free classroom resource guide, you’ll get practical tips across the K-12 spectrum -- a reading list and a variety of resources to help you learn more about this fascinating field.
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Response: Using 'Brain-Based Learning' in the Classroom

Response: Using 'Brain-Based Learning' in the Classroom | Our brains and learning | Scoop.it
An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival...
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Educar

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Theories of Learning. Connectivism: A new type of learning for the digital age
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Neuro Myths: Separating Fact and Fiction in Brain-Based Learning

Neuro Myths: Separating Fact and Fiction in Brain-Based Learning | Our brains and learning | Scoop.it
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