Skip to main content

Home/ Diigo In Education/ Group items tagged learning

Rss Feed Group items tagged

Nigel Coutts

The future of Schools - 36 views

  •  
    Ask the average adult to describe a school and you are likely to get similar responses. There will be a focus on the places and spaces in which their education occurred, the teachers who taught, the rows of desks, the daily schedule of classes and breaks. But what is the future of schools?
H DeWaard

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World - 114 views

  •  
    63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World
Roland Gesthuizen

Screen time: It's not about how much. It's about how. | Tech Learning - 37 views

  •  
    "Screen time is most effective when adults and children use electronic devices together. This interaction will prepare young people to effectively use the devices as toddlers, then in school and beyond."
Nigel Coutts

If knowing is obsolete. . . - 51 views

  •  
    Speaking in 2013 at 'TED' Sugata Mitra (2013) posed the question 'Could it be that at the point in time when you need to know something, you can find out in two minutes? Could it be that we are heading towards or maybe in a time when knowing is obsolete?'. What does this mean for education?
H DeWaard

What Personalized Learning Is Not | Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension - 52 views

  •  
    I seem to have become an advocate for personalized learning, it wasn't intentional, nor do I think I am good one for the cause.  I believe in creating passionate learning environments where all stu...
Nigel Coutts

Why we made homework 'Optional'? - 79 views

  •  
    Of all the topics that can be discussed around Education, homework is possibly the one most likely to cause heated debate. It is either an essential component of learning, the foundation of positive behaviours for learning as an adult or a waste of time and energy that robs students of valuable time with family and friends. But can we homework something that benefits everyone?
Nigel Coutts

Lessons from Oversold and Underused - Looking back to look forward - 54 views

  •  
    In 2001 Larry Cuban published his book 'Oversold and Underused - Computers in the Classroom' in which he addresses the effect that the adoption of computer technology has had on education. But what can we learn from this writing as we head towards another revolution in education?
Maureen Greenbaum

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning - InformED : - 59 views

  • Conscientiousness and Openness have the biggest influence on academic success.
  • people learn better when using multiple, short training episodes rather than one extended session
  • participants who held jobs with higher levels of complexity with data and people, such as management and teaching, had better scores on memory and thinking tests
  • ...4 more annotations...
  • Students who walked in another experiment doubled their number of novel responses compared with when they were sitting.
  • Making mistakes while learning can benefit memory and lead to the correct answer, but only if the guesses are close-but-no-cigar,
  • . You can improve your learning by expecting to share it with others.
  • Findings suggest that simply telling learners that they would later teach another student changes their mindset enough so that they engage in more effective approaches to learning than did their peers who simply expected a test.
Nigel Coutts

Confronting our fears in the haunted house of the unknown - 39 views

  •  
    A recent lesson with my Year Six class reminded me of the fear teachers face when confronted by the unknown. I thought the lesson would go quite smoothly, I have taught it before but this time things went in an unexpected and frightening direction.
Randolph Hollingsworth

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models by Terry Heick and Teach Though... - 73 views

  •  
    Helpful dictionary of terms you will see in 21st Century learning models.
  •  
    For K12 & higher ed educators, researchers -
Nigel Coutts

The questions that matter most - 79 views

  •  
    The quality of our questions, their power to engage and challenge thinking, combined with the opportunities we provide our students to ask the questions that matter to them are likely to be the times when the most powerful learning occurs. The challenge is to maximise these times.
Glenn Hervieux

Five Characteristics of Learner-Centered Teaching | Faculty Focus - 85 views

  •  
    On the Teaching Professor blog, the author starts with: "In May I finished a second edition of my Learner-Centered Teaching book. Revising it gave me the chance to revisit my thinking about the topic and look at work done since publication of the first edition ten years ago. It is a subject about which there is still considerable interest." And that it is. Check out the five characteristics of Learner-Centered Teaching helped me to think about my own thoughts of Learner-Centered engagement as a Tech. Coordinator who loves teachers and teaching.
Alias Librarian

Inquiry-Based Learning - 75 views

  •  
    Pear Deck helps us ask open-ended questions and listen to what every single person in the room has to say.
Nigel Coutts

Schools, learning, innovation and student futures - 29 views

  •  
    For all of us, learning was an innate part of life. It was something we just did, that was as natural to us as breathing. If not for this innate desire to learn and with it the ability to do so, we would never learn to walk, or speak or interact with others. But what happens to this innate drive to learn and how might we get ti back?
Nigel Coutts

The Future of Knowledge - 13 views

  •  
    What services like Google Now and Evernote Context suggest for the future of knowledge?
H DeWaard

We Don't Need To Use Them, Even If They're There! | Living Avivaloca - 34 views

  •  
    This morning, I saw a tweet from HJ DeWaard: a teacher that I love learning with and from on Twitter. The moment I read the blog post, I knew what I would be writing about tonight. The truth is, in...
1 - 20 of 1452 Next › Last »
Showing 20 items per page