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5 Ways to Make Class Discussions More Exciting

5 Ways to Make Class Discussions More Exciting | Education 205 | Scoop.it
Classroom discussions have been a staple of teaching forever, beginning with Socrates. I have taught using discussions, been a student in discussions, and observed other teachers' discussions thousands of times -- at least. Some have been boring, stifling or tedious enough to put me to sleep. Others have been so stimulating that I was sad to see them end. The difference between the two is obviously how interesting the topic is, but equally important is the level of student participation.
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8 Great Videos About the Flipped Classroom

8 Great Videos About the Flipped Classroom | Education 205 | Scoop.it

"These videos provide a good overview of why the flipped classroom is more popular every day, offering many useful insights for those new to ‘the flip’."


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2012 - Students and Technology

2012 - Students and Technology | Education 205 | Scoop.it
From Educause - ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology (RT @studentforce: 66% students say it is IMPORTANT to 'Access course website or syllabi from a mobile device' ... mobile first dev!
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Ways not to kill classroom creativity

Ways not to kill classroom creativity | Education 205 | Scoop.it
Things to do and not to do to encourage creativity in the classroom.

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I'd like to thank Niall Daly for pointing out this article. 


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Teacher 'accountability' - Video by Scott McLeod

A conversation between educators and policymakers (with captions!)

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How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision | Social Learning Blog

How to Evaluate Learning: Kirkpatrick Model for the 21st Century—A Revision | Social Learning Blog | Education 205 | Scoop.it
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