I am on my way to speak at another professional development day at a college. I do these events with misgivings—frequently persuading myself on the way home that I really shouldn’t be doing them.
Some time ago, a colleague and I reviewed the literature on interventions to improve instruction. If I were to do that paper again, I would pay special attention to those changes that improved student learning. The research we looked at then did not give workshops very high marks. If teachers changed, they did so right after the event, but soon reverted to their old ways of doing things
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Today, in Grande Prairie, Alberta I wrapped-up the second day of a Google Apps workshop. Creating image-based quizzes in Google Forms was one of the things that was a hit with a good portion of the participants.
At one Newark public high school, accessible Wi-Fi can be more valuable than a bus ride home In Newark, a city with one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., many Newark Leadership Academy students can't afford home Internet access.
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“People are almost in this Matrix-like existence,” says education thought-leader Steve Hargadon. “They don’t question schooling. How do you tell a story that opens the door to rethinking what people have believed for decades?
File this under “you read it first on e-Literate”. In previous posts from spring 2013 I provided a graphical view on MOOC student patterns based on observed retention over time as well as differing student types.
There are a ton of apps currently available that say they'll help teachers out. We took it upon ourselves to identify the best apps for optimizing teacher workflow. The post 4 Apps For Optimizing Teacher Workflow appeared first on Edudemic.
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