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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then perhaps a lesson that engages a student's visual perception is worth a thousand lectures. Here are some tools to help craft visuals to augment your next lesson.
The Learning Gap Infographic presents the difference between learning hours spent of middle class kids and kids born into poverty. Middle class kids have likely spent 6,000 more hours learning than kids born into poverty.
"Eighteen years ago I began teaching online and was immediately flooded with warnings from education colleagues and associates: They will take all that is in your head and make it a computer program, students cannot engage online, it’s a flash in the pan fad, it’s a lower-quality product, it will last and eliminate faculty, it will only last because of easy access. On and on the warnings poured in."
Drawp for School is an excellent creativity and collaboration tool for teachers and students. It provides students with an intuitive blank canvas and a variety of drawing and painting tools to use for visualizing thoughts and for creating rich mixed media content. Students can collaboratively work on a drawing, add sticky notes, text, or even record audio clips and share them with teachers who, in their part, can provide feedback in the form of comments.
A new scholarship endowment funded by The Big Bang Theory and the Chuck Lorre Family Foundation will offer financial aid to undergraduates at UCLA who are in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
Old-school educators may despise educational technology because they are used to conventional teaching methods, but teachers who have tried using modern tools cannot deny that they enable them to connect with their students better than ever.
Traditionally, the meaning of Gamification is nothing but, a usage of gaming techniques, mechanics and thinking in a non gaming context. If we go a little deep from work point of view then, in simple words Gamification is to make work fun.
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Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.