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Getting feedback right - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Getting feedback right - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
For the sake of convenience I’ve collated and condensed my recent series of posts on getting feedback right, and they are now available as a single download. It’s not intended to be a complete or exhaustive exploration of everything to do with feedback or as a necessarily right; instead I hope it provokes discussion and that
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Four Strategies to Spark Curiosity via Student Questioning

Four Strategies to Spark Curiosity via Student Questioning | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
Kevin D. Washburn, (Ed.D.), has taught in elementary through graduate level classrooms. He is the Executive Director of Clerestory Learning, author of the Writer's Stylus instructional writing pr
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Mastering Boredom - The Secret to Success - HuntingEnglish

Mastering Boredom - The Secret to Success - HuntingEnglish | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images Many a debate is sparked in education about the need for ‘engagement‘ in teaching and learning. Some dismiss ‘engagement‘ as the...
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Forest Garden eco-classroom

Forest Garden eco-classroom | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
School pupils are referred to us because they are struggling in the classroom and we also provide opportunities for young adults with learning difficulties.
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Cultivating the Habits of Self-Knowledge and Reflection

Cultivating the Habits of Self-Knowledge and Reflection | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
Once it’s begun, you can’t fully separate the person from the task. When the artist is painting, the painter and the act of painting become a single "thing." The emerging artwork becomes a part of it
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Learn Languages Better – Fire Your Teachers If They Don’t Ask This Question

Learn Languages Better – Fire Your Teachers If They Don’t Ask This Question | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
There are a few important questions in foreign language learning. This one helped me often - to teach a language, to learn one, and to understand a lot more...
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IATEFL

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Student led learning through technology, these students are highly engaged and learning at phenomenal rates. What is the role of the teacher?

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School context, achievement motivation, and academic engagement: A longitudinal study of school engagement using a multidimensional perspective

School context, achievement motivation, and academic engagement: A longitudinal study of school engagement using a multidimensional perspective | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
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Links between environment and motivation on engagement. 

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Getting feedback right - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Getting feedback right - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
For the sake of convenience I’ve collated and condensed my recent series of posts on getting feedback right, and they are now available as a single download. It’s not intended to be a complete or exhaustive exploration of everything to do with feedback or as a necessarily right; instead I hope it provokes discussion and that
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6 Steps to Help Students Find Order in Their Thinking

6 Steps to Help Students Find Order in Their Thinking | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
Like magic, the fish turn into birds and then back into fish. M.C. Escher's tessellations have a way of grabbing your attention and forcing your mind to make sense of the impossible figures on the pap
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Promoting a Culture of Learning

Promoting a Culture of Learning | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
Learning is a culture.

It starts as a culture with the students as human beings needing to understand their environment. And it ends as a culture with students taking what we give them and using it
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The Learning Revolution Conf 21-25 April 2014 #...

The Learning Revolution Conf 21-25 April 2014 #... | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
The Learning Revolution Conf 21-25 April #learning14. We are pleased to announce the Learning Revolution Conference, online and free, April 21 - 25, 2014. The first three days of the event will have evening (US Time) keynote speakers.
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Learn Languages Better – How Sugata Mitra Annoyed English Teachers (& why I care)

Learn Languages Better – How Sugata Mitra Annoyed English Teachers (& why I care) | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
What is the role of good teaching? Why does learning sometimes happen on its own? Is there something children cannot learn independently? These were some...
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Whatever Happened to Joy in Education?: Dean Shareski at TEDxWestVancouverED - YouTube

Rebekah Hagstrom is headmaster of Liberty Classical Academy (LCA). Rebekah received a B.S. in communication disorders (summa cum laude) and an M.A. in speech...
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Three Myths of Student Engagement

Three Myths of Student Engagement | Engaging Learners | Scoop.it
My friends at Mindshift asked me to do a guest post on their blog. Once again, you should see it in its original form (not least because you'll see loads of connecting posts) but if you'd rather se...
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Complying in class, achieving in tests, and students appearing to have 'fun' in lessons does not equate to students engaged in learning. Behavioural and emotional engagement needs cognitive engagement; challenge, relevance and choice. Are students really learning?

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