Skip to main content

Home/ Diigo In Education/ Group items tagged EdPsych

Rss Feed Group items tagged

Siri Anderson

Aspen Ideas Festival 2010 :Educating the Emotions: David Brooks | The Aspen Institute - 16 views

  •  
    Brooks describes an imaginary human life and the forces that shape it's pathway.
Siri Anderson

What Makes a Great Teacher? - The Atlantic (January/February 2010) - 71 views

  • hey avidly recruited students and their families into the process; they maintained focus, ensuring that everything they did contributed to student learning; they planned exhaustively and purposefully—for the next day or the year ahead—by working backward from the desired outcome; and they worked relentlessly, refusing to surrender to the combined menaces of poverty, bureaucracy, and budgetary shortfalls.
  • one way that great teachers ensure that kids are learning is to frequently check for understanding: Are the kids—all of the kids—following what you are saying? Asking “Does anyone have any questions?” does not work,
  • Students are not always the best judges of their own learning.
  •  
    "For years, the secrets to great teaching have seemed more like alchemy than science, a mix of motivational mumbo jumbo and misty-eyed tales of inspiration and dedication. But for more than a decade, one organization has been tracking hundreds of thousands of kids, and looking at why some teachers can move them three grade levels ahead in a year and others can't. Now, as the Obama administration offers states more than $4 billion to identify and cultivate effective teachers, Teach for America is ready to release its data."
  •  
    Article on teacher effectiveness as studied through Teach for American data. Thrilling and scary in implication all at the same time.
Siri Anderson

Resource: Against All Odds: Inside Statistics - 41 views

  • phasis on “doing” statistics, this series goes on location to help uncover statistical solutions
  •  
    26 free half hour videos on statistics
Siri Anderson

Welcome to The IRIS Center - 2 views

  •  
    Visit the IRIS Center for Training Enhancements for free online interactive resources that translate research about the education of students with disabilities into practice. Our materials cover a wide variety of evidence-based topics, including behavior, RTI, learning strategies, and progress monitoring.
  •  
    Wonderful resources on how to meet the needs of exceptional learners.
1 - 5 of 5
Showing 20 items per page