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Critical Evaluation - Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - 79 views

    Everything you need to teach students about evaluating websites -- including websites to use as "examples"
Matt Lindsey

Methods and Materials - PER User's Guide - 11 views

    Excellent resources for teaching physics
Roland Gesthuizen

The 10 stuff-ups we all make when interpreting research - 14 views

    What do we actually mean by research and how does it help inform our understanding of things? Understanding what's being said in any new research can be challenging and there are some common mistakes that people make.
Hobbes W

Student Course Evaluations Get An 'F' : NPR Ed : NPR - 54 views

    Something we probably all know, but it's good that new confirming evidence is being accrued.

Science Fair Project Ideas, Answers, & Tools - 2 views

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      Use the Project Guide for any questions you have about your Science fair project.
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    Free Topic Selection Wizard, science fair project ideas, step by step how to do a science fair project, Ask an Expert discussion board, and science fair tips for success.
Penny Roberts

VOCEDplus | VOCEDplus: the international tertiary education research database - 19 views

    "VOCEDplus is a free research database for tertiary education, especially as it relates to workforce needs, skills development, and social inclusion.
    It encompasses vocational education and training (VET), higher education, adult and community education, informal learning, and VET in Schools. It is international in scope and contains over 55,000 English language records, many with links to full text documents."
Elaine Matheny

What Works Clearinghouse - 53 views

    This is a collection of education studies for what really works.
Hobbes W

Dealing with organizational hubris and humility - Jeffrey Braithwaite - 27 views

    "Maybe this ego-driven reporting of one's capabilities only happens among American college professors? Hardly. You do not have to stretch your observational powers too far to see that most of those at the helm of big companies, political parties, prestigious legal practices, or accounting and consulting groups have large doses of self-belief. It's only a small step to hubris."
Wes Bolton

Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say - The Wa... - 89 views

    "To cognitive neuroscientists, Handscombe's experience is the subject of great fascination and growing alarm. Humans, they warn, seem to be developing digital brains with new circuits for skimming through the torrent of information online. This alternative way of reading is competing with traditional deep reading circuitry developed over several millennia."
    Washington Post article on how the internet is impacting our ability to read and concentrate.
Roland Gesthuizen

DERN - 49 views

    "Welcome to the Digital Education Research Network (DERN) for 2014. At the start of each school and academic year teaching subjects and courses for the coming year are often reviewed and resources allocated. Questions invariably arise about the benefits of learning with digital technologies and the best ways to deploy digital technologies; that is, what are the current technology trends?"
Don Doehla

Creating a "Least Restrictive Environment" with Mobile Devices | Edutopia - 2 views

    "The U.S. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act defines the concept of the Least Restrictive Environment as the opportunity for a student with a disability to be "provided with supplementary aids and services necessary to achieve educational goals if placed in a setting with non-disabled peers." (Daniel R.r. v. State Bd. of Educ., 874 F.2d 1036, 1050, 5th Cir.1989) This concept of providing students with "supplementary aids and services necessary to achieve educational goals" could be applied to all students. By leveraging the capabilities of mobile devices, teachers can support their students in creating a personalized learning environment with the least number of barriers. "
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