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Memory: Why cramming for tests often fails

Memory: Why cramming for tests often fails | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
When you’re trying to learn, does cramming really work? Psychologist Tom Stafford investigates.
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Corporate Social Responsibility: How Doing Good Can Be Profitable

University studies and financial results increasingly show the benefits of companies adopting socially responsible and sustainable business practices.
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How to learn like a memory champion

How to learn like a memory champion | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
Companies are creating learning aids that tap the science of memories, says David Robson. Do they work in the classroom?
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Secret Teacher: we shouldn't shy away from examining students

Secret Teacher: we shouldn't shy away from examining students | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
At some point in life, we all have to step up to plate and perform in tests. So why should we shelter pupils from this experience in school? asks Secret Teacher
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Going to medical school thanks to a stranger

Going to medical school thanks to a stranger | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
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Yet more proof it it were needed....

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Can schools survive in the age of the web?

Can schools survive in the age of the web? | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
A growing number of online universities are redefining education. But what will that mean for traditional institutions?
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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com

How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses | Wired Business | Wired.com | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.
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From Socrates to Sugata Mitra, from Ken Robinson to Guerillateaching..we are all rediscovering a simple truth

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New-style 'nappy curriculum' will damage childhood - Telegraph

New-style 'nappy curriculum' will damage childhood - Telegraph | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
Children’s natural development is being undermined by a relentless focus on formal assessments and targets in nurseries, childcare experts warn today.
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Children to be told which GCSEs lead to best-paid jobs - Telegraph

Children to be told which GCSEs lead to best-paid jobs - Telegraph | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
Rising numbers of pupils will be encouraged to sit tough subjects at school under radical Government plans to link GCSE and A-level options to future earnings potential, the Telegraph has learnt.
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New educational technology and customised education - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment

New educational technology and customised education - ICEF Monitor - Market intelligence for international student recruitment | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
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Very Good Advice From Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson, Beautifully Illustrated

Very Good Advice From Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson, Beautifully Illustrated | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
On his cartoon blog Zen Pencils, Gavin Aung Than turns inspirational quotes into comic strips. For his newest strip, he illustrated a quote from Bill Watterson’s 1990 speech at Kenyon College in the style of Calvin and Hobbes, which Than considers “the greatest comic strip of all time.” The comic strip below “is...
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8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
Certain widely-shared myths and lies about education are destructive for all of us as educators, and destructive for our educational institutions. This is the subject of 50 Myths & Lies That Threaten
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Stanford research shows pitfalls of homework

Stanford research shows pitfalls of homework | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it

Maybe if they spent more class time A Stanford researcher found that students in high-achieving communities who spend too much time on homework experience more stress, physical health problems, a lack of balance and even alienation from society.

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Maybe if they spent more class time synthesizing, analysing and engaging with the material instead of absorbing content they wouldn´t need to spend so much time on homework?

 

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Why science needs imagination and beauty

Why science needs imagination and beauty | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
How do the best scientists solve life’s greatest mysteries? A Nobel Prize winner takes you inside his mind and explains why the key is imaginative play.
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Reinventing the classroom for the internet generation

Reinventing the classroom for the internet generation | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
How do you teach a generation of children who have not known life without the internet? By ditching the traditional ways and thinking, argues Sugata Mitra.
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How to teach… revision

How to teach… revision | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
As the exam season approaches Emily Drabble pulls together a selection of the best revision-related resources on the Guardian Teacher Network
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Start schooling later than age five, say experts - Telegraph

Start schooling later than age five, say experts - Telegraph | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
Formal schooling should be delayed until the age of six or seven because early education is causing “profound damage” to children, an influential lobby of almost 130 experts warns.
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Blended solution best for digitised learning - Biztech Africa

Blended solution best for digitised learning - Biztech Africa | Guerillateaching: Study Skills | Scoop.it
Blended solution best for digitised learning Biztech Africa Online education specialists believe as the market continues to embrace technology to digitise the learning experience, there is an increasing need to consider the merits of combining...
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been saying this for a while....

 

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