Category: Continuous Development

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6 steps to strengthen early STEM learning

May 19, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Although STEM education is inarguably essential in today’s economy, it is not always seamlessly incorporated into early childhood education–and the barriers to inclusion are more pervasive than many educators might realize. “Just as the industrial revolution made it necessary for […]

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Now Trending: Personalized Learning

May 17, 2017

Via: Education Next

“Personalized learning” is a reliable buzzword in education circles, and right now, its star is rising. Leading foundations, school networks, and nonprofits are putting it front and center in their efforts, and innovation-minded officials in states like Rhode Island are […]

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Should Students Take Notes on a Computer?

May 9, 2017

Via: Edudemic

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for instructors to include notes regarding laptop and internet use in their course syllabi. Many instructors ban the use of electronics, including laptops, due to the assumption that these machines may be more distracting than helpful […]

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Rethinking Use of Space and Time for Next Generation Schools

May 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

For too long schools have followed a similar architectural design, rooted in “sit and get” learning traditions that were created in the post-Industrial Revolution era. This, combined with the rigid schedule where secondary kids move in age-based cohorts every 40 […]

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5 of The Most Popular Student Interactives to Use in Your Class

May 1, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

One of our favourite resources for student interactives is ReadWriteThink. It provides a wide variety of educational materials to help teachers make the best of technology in their teaching and to enhance students learning. Check out this section to view […]

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12 Examples Of Gamification In The Classroom

April 25, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Everyone loves games. Albert Einstein himself indicated they are the most elevated form of investigation. He knew games are avenues for something deeper and more meaningful than a childish waste of time. Games promote situated learning, or in other words, […]

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3 Trends Influencing eLearning In 2017

April 13, 2017

Via: TeachThought

eLearning has depended heavily on online courses, and the traditional approaches to these courses works for some students. However, others have a hard time fitting life into their school schedule, and simply can’t keep up with the pace of working […]

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Personalized learning, teacher development key for special ed students

April 12, 2017

Via: Education Dive

In a recent interview with Education Dive, Beacon College President George Hagerty said students with learning disabilities require additional support, but the approaches to teaching and learning do not have to be drastically different than the approaches taken to educate […]

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Learning to Think Like a Computer

April 4, 2017

Via: NY Times

In “The Beauty and Joy of Computing,” the course he helped conceive for nonmajors at the University of California, Berkeley, Daniel Garcia explains an all-important concept in computer science — abstraction — in terms of milkshakes. “There is a reason […]

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6 Strategies for Retaining New Teachers

April 3, 2017

Via: Edutopia

In most of the schools I worked at, at the end of every year, we’d lament the departure of a new teacher or two. What could we have done — we asked ourselves — to retain that teacher? Now, looking […]