How do we measure learning beyond knowledge of content? Finding that winning combination of criteria can prove to be a complicated and sometimes difficult process. Schools that are pushing boundaries are learning that it takes time, a lot of conversation, and a willingness to let students participate in that evaluation.
Educational technology experts explain how to best integrate technology into K-12 schools, from blogs, wikis and podcasts to online learning, open-source courseware, and educational gaming to social networking, online mind-mapping, and ...
Teacher's should use modern technology to connect with their students! Teachers need to get down to their level and communicate in a way that engages them. Let students be in control of their learning.
Learners work informally together when they help each other's learning or when they ask each other for support in order to complete their own work.This may include connecting with an expert in a particular research area, ...
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You need not have watched the first U.S. presidential debate on October 3rd to know what happened. Mitt Romney won the debate in the eyes of most that watched. He succeeded, in part, by creating a narrative, telling stories, and using a strong sense of empathy to connect with citizens.
The power of empathy in Governor Romney’s debate performance (and the lack of it displayed by President Obama) has been declared significant enough to perhaps turn Romney’s campaign from a languishing also-ran to a possible winner.
But it is empathy that gives stories their power in advocacy and campaign communications.
"In the UK and other countries there are justified fears about negative effects of various social media with students under the age of 18. On top of the distraction it provides there are more dangerous issues such as cyberbullying, privacy issues and the potential for abuse. However, there are some simple rules that can be followed to make Twitter a useful addition to a school’s and teacher’s toolset."
There are a lot of great models out there that I have seen for achieving a healthy media diet, but so far this one is the most useful for my own family. My son, age seven, understands this tool now well enough to apply it to his own requests for media in our home before asking one of his parents. When he does ask for media, he now begins with, “I know the answer is probably no, because the triangle had only one yes, but …” So, without further ado, here is the model I created, shared with my own family and tested out for a couple weeks: - See more at: http://digitalmediadiet.com/?p=3112
Sydney Morning HeraldStudy's the name of the gameSydney Morning HeraldTwo popular examples include the social learning network OpenStudy (openstudy.com) and mathematics program Mathletics (mathletics.com.au), which both use features such as medals...
This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . Andragogy are teaching strategies developed for adult learners. Knowles, Holton, and Swanson (2005)described Andragogy as the "art and science to teaching adults to learn.It is often interpreted as the process of engaging adult learners with the structure of learning experience.
Teacher stands up, and says: "For your final uber important assignment that is also tangentially tied to the overall plot of his book, you'll be working in groups." A ripple of excitement spreads over the students.
Samantha Macchione's insight:
So true.. I love being able to choose my own groups and work with my friends. It's who I trust and am comfortable with. As a reserved person, working with other people can sometimes be intimidating! Although there are pros to working with new people, with big assignments working with friends is great!
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