According to math educators, mathematical imagery is what students are missing, and what causes confusion. "Mathematics is a way to read the world of nature and technology around us. If a teacher can convey this, the entire world becomes an exciting textbook.”
"Pad, this mystic gadget that has been making the news since its launch a few years ago, has now secured a strong foothold inside different educational settings. Its sharp design, practical portability, and the sublime sense of mobile gadgetry it bestows upon its users and, above all, its widespread among learners , all of these factors combined made this tablet an indispensable tool in the learning toolkit of students."
Crackerjack's new 'Visual Thinking – The Basics (including remembering how to draw!)' training workshop is being held on Monday 6th January 2014 in Nottingham. This 1 day workshop is a great starting point for those ...
Reading Without Understanding -- Common Core Versus Abraham Lincoln Huffington Post Valerie Strauss, an education reporter for The Washington Post, recently posted an excellent and very critical blog on the inadequacies of the Common Core's...
"Today while I was reading a short article on the importance of videos in education, it dawned on me to compile a list of some of the best video creation tools to share with you here. I do have a separate section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning where I have been featuring a plethora of video tools . But today's collection is somehow different not only because it contains the cream of the crop but also because these tools are all web based.
All of the web tools below do not require any software installation and you can work on them right from your browser. I am pretty sure you will find them very useful particularly when working on video projects with your students. Please have a look and share with us if we have missed any important title. Enjoy!"
After hosting dozens of these conversations, I realize one thing: We just don't listen enough to our students. The tradition in education has been not to ask the students what they think or want, but rather for adult educators to design the system and curriculum by themselves, using their "superior" knowledge and experience.
The workshop will provide you with a structured approach to incorporating visual thinking tools and techniques into meetings, events and conferences you may be leading, facilitating or helping to create.
What happens when you hit a bit of a rough patch and need a pick me up? Why, these TED Talks for teachers will get you back up and running! The post 3 TED Talks For Teachers In Need Of Inspiration appeared first on Edudemic.