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The Brian Lehrer Show - Diane Ravitch on School Performance and Standardized Testing

The Brian Lehrer Show - Diane Ravitch on School Performance and Standardized Testing | Exciting Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Diane Ravitch, research professor of education at New York University, author of the "Bridging Differences" blog at Education Week and also author of  The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining...
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Connected Educator Month: Game-Based Learning | ED.gov Blog

Connected Educator Month: Game-Based Learning | ED.gov Blog | Exciting Pedagogy | Scoop.it

The topic of “game-based learning” is gaining considerable attention as more and more young people are learning from games outside of school and more and more teachers are leveraging the power of games to engage students in school.

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Replacing The Classroom-As-Factory With Collaborative Learning

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I grew up going to Jewish Day schools. My day was essentially the same as every other high school student in America.
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The Mechanics of the Brain

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An unprecedented research project in one Virginia community, the Roanoke Brain Study, uses a variety of games to explore how interactions and other factors shape our brains and decisions.
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Academic vs Cognitive Skills | Academic Success Center of Kentucky

Academic vs Cognitive Skills | Academic Success Center of Kentucky | Exciting Pedagogy | Scoop.it

Cognitivist approach

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Education Rethink: From Classroom Rules to Community Commitments

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Teachers toolbox - Professor John Hattie's Table of Effect Sizes

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The Current State Of Teachers In The U.S. | Edudemic

The Current State Of Teachers In The U.S. | Edudemic | Exciting Pedagogy | Scoop.it

As you gear up for another school year, take a moment to understand who your colleagues are. I’m not talking about the teachers down the hall or even the administrators in your district.


Pause to think about who else is teaching around the country. In case you didn’t know, there are a pantload of other teachers who are molding the minds of tomorrow just like you.


Wondering what they’re like without having to do your own research or develop your own online PLN? Use this handy infographic by GoEd Online instead!

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Rethinking the Learning Experience: Part IV

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While sources of learning are diversifying at rates that evoke an Amazonian rainforest, the goal of this education remains the same as it always has: preparing the next generation of the workforce to survive, and perhaps thrive, in the real world.
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Merit pay and ‘loss aversion:’ Nonsense studies

Merit pay and ‘loss aversion:’ Nonsense studies | Exciting Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Uh oh, educators, hold onto your hats!  It appears that a new catchphrase is coming to school reform, and it's called 'loss aversion.' Loss aversion is a psychological finding that losing something makes us feel worse than gaining the same thing...
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What Makes Educational Games Work?

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As gaming in education continues to grow, one of the foremost experts in the field, Constance Steinkuehler, makes the case for why it's important to pay att...

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Personalize Learning: Personalization vs Differentiation vs Individualization

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What’s So Great About Schools in Finland?

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Monday's Three Things to Unlearn About Learning elicited several comments about Finland's school system.
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Challenge Based Learning - About CBL

challengebasedlearning.org is a social networking site for educators and students interested in Challenge Based Learning (CBL). Find other educators interested in CBL, propose challenges and share solutions.
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