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How your "working memory" makes sense of the world - Peter Doolittle TEDTalk

How your "working memory" makes sense of the world - Peter Doolittle TEDTalk | Education | Scoop.it
"Life comes at us very quickly, and what we need to do is take that amorphous flow of experience and somehow extract meaning from it." In this funny, enlightening talk, educational psychologist Peter Doolittle details the importance -- and limitations -- of your "working memory," that part of the brain that allows us to make sense of what's happening right now.

 

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The REAL reason why children fidget

The REAL reason why children fidget | Education | Scoop.it

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, June 13, 2014 9:11 AM

When you conduct an assessment, do you examine how much movement time there is in the day for the child?  Do you ask the parents how much active time they get?  In our plugged in/common core world, it is so easy to forget to move once in a while. 

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Helping language learners visualise their linguistic development: growing learning

Helping language learners visualise their linguistic development: growing learning | Education | Scoop.it
My learners often struggle to recognise the progress they are making and how much work they do put in to their learning - both seem like a drop in the ocean compared to all the lacks - the "I can't...

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A Model of Learning Objectives (based on a revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives)*

http://www.celt.iastate.edu/teaching/RevisedBlooms1.html


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