syndicating 5261 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs

Effort in the Classroom

Like many educators, I’m trying to develop a more student-centred classroom that focuses on learning, skills, and mindset more than grades. One of the struggles that I see shared among teachers making such changes is how to handle effort. The quick response to questions of effort in outcome or standard focused classrooms is that the outcome is what matters and that effort will show in the outcome.…

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How Your Character Affect In Financial Management?

How Your Character Affect In Financial Management? Studies indicate that the way we deal with aspects related to spending money vary depending on our personalities. It is us who skimped and another lavish and third moderate. He has Author Ray Linder in his book, “What do I do Bncode” dividing the figures from this perspective, the four major categories, the following review of these categories and how they impact on our way of managing the financial affairs: Top Binary Option Robots

How your character affect in management of your financial affairs?…

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The Loudest Voices

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A classroom, like any other social group will have popular pupils, the ones who get heard most by other pupils. I guess a teachers job is to encourage participation for all learners.

We have to think if software companies are the best people to curate our information.…

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MOOCs and the Mythological Promise

Daphne Koller is leaving Coursera to join Google Alphabet Calico.  EdTech is not the sort of field that keeps up with comings and goings a la the Hollywood Reporter, but this movement is significant in that Koller (along with Sebastian Thrun and Andrew Ng) were the public faces of The Year of the MOOC, MOOCmania and All Things MOOC after the stratospheric success of Stanford’s Fall 2011 courses.  …

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Getting to know you

Every one of our students brings their own identity – age, gender, ability, language, ethnic background, orientation, experiences, knowledge, skills. You want to recognize and support and build on each student’s strengths but how do you support one student without accidentally alienating others?…

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Keepin It Real: A Review

 

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Lisa Donohue compares educators to that of Christopher Columbus, the explorer that used the tools at hand to navigate unchartered territory. According to Donohue, “our youngsters are the ones who will define the worlds to come, and our role is to equip them as well as possible for the unknown future.” Are we preparing our students, who like Columbus, are entering unchartered territories, or are we providing our students with learning environments that are best suited for us?

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Meaningful Learning Over the Measurement of Learning

Note: This post is one in a series on The Agile Schools Manifesto that I introduced in an earlier post.

Have you ever had one of those moments? The bell rings to end class and every person in the room jumps with surprise because the engagement level was too high for a trivial detail like the time/space continuum to distract anyone.…

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50 Activities for the First Day of School by Walton Burn. My book review

Dear teachers,

If you are like me, I bet you love having a good stock of resources and activities ready to use at any moment during the class, for breaking the ice, for fixing some language issue or for those moments when we feel there’s a need to ditch the lesson plan.…
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syndicating 5261 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs