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Classroom Management in the Tech-Equipped Classroom

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Successful technology integration includes always having a non-tech Plan B, staying with what works instead of trend-hopping, and minimizing the elements beyond your control. (It's not a #distraction.
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8 Questions Teachers Should Ask When Giving Assessments

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Research shows that when students help develop questions for an assessment, and have a deeper understanding of what they are expected to learn before they take the assessment, they take a greater responsibility of their own learning.



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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 1, 2014 5:25 AM

Some interesting insights into assessment.


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Textbook Companies Are Now Teaching College Classes

Textbook Companies Are Now Teaching College Classes | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it

 The transaction can reduce colleges’ academic mission to that of middleman, reselling course materials produced elsewhere. If schools are offering the same basic courses with minimal variations, it makes it all the more difficult to sell themselves to prospective students or justify their tuition levels.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 5, 2014 2:57 AM

Interesting article about the role of textbooks and courses completely geared around them.

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Flipped learning skepticism: Do students want to have lectures?

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Which is harder, hearing about something or doing something? And if doing something is harder than hearing, wouldn’t students want to do their work with an instructor and a group of friends present to help, rather than hear about it with the instructor present and then be left to their own devices for the doing part? Wouldn’t it be better if you were doing the hardest part of the work when I am most likely to be able to help you?


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 9, 2014 3:19 AM

An interesting perspective on flipped learning.

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Intellectual Property and Venture Capital: The Secrets to building Innovation Ecosystems: a special report - Intangible.Me

Intellectual Property and Venture Capital: The Secrets to building Innovation Ecosystems: a special report - Intangible.Me | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
From our good friend Janice Denoncourt (Nottingham Law … (Intellectual Property and Venture Capital: The Secrets to building Innovation Ecosystems: a… http://t.co/yy8DcVsyhx)...
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From the archive, 10 September 1976: Power vacuum in China following Mao's ... - The Guardian

From the archive, 10 September 1976: Power vacuum in China following Mao's ... - The Guardian | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
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Mao's outspoken wife, Chiang Ching, is unlikely to be widely supported and could now be vulnerable to criticism for her recent behaviour.
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