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Dave Truss

Savouring the Ish: My Story of Change in Education: Student Voice and Physical Space - 4 views

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    "are we teaching students what to think or are we teaching them how to think?"
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Unleash the Learning Power of Blogs By Actually Using Them Consistently! | Learning Is ... - 8 views

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    Blogs are certainly writing spaces, but they lend themselves to not just publishing writing
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Howard Gardner: 'Multiple intelligences' are not 'learning styles' - 21 views

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    As an educator, I draw three primary lessons for educators: 1. Individualize 2. Pluralize - 3. Drop the term "styles"
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Can ANYONE be a great teacher? SmartBlogs - 4 views

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    The bottom line is that great teachers are some of the most dedicated and committed people you will ever meet. For them, going the extra mile is just a warm up for the marathon. Not surprisingly, great teachers are also some of the most humble people you will ever meet. They are the real difference-makers in education. Many of them do not even realize just how exceptional they really are.
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The Use and Abuse of Technology in the Classroom - 27 views

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    Technology abuses and uses... Excellent post! ...not enough to USE technology. You must use it well.
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10 Steps: Students Taking Responsibility for their Report Card Marks. - Educate My Mind... - 12 views

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    "We must constantly remind ourselves that the ultimate purpose of evaluation is to have students become self evaluating. If students graduate from our schools still dependent upon others to tell them when they are adequate, good, or excellent, then we've missed the whole point of what education is about."    - Costa and Kallick (1992)
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The Impact of One - Capella University - The Atlantic - 7 views

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    Here are some best practices that I have created for myself, to facilitate both my own learning and my students' passion to learn.
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Where is reflection in the learning process? | User Generated Education - 10 views

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    If reflective practice is not encouraged within one's teacher education program or school work environment, then it becomes that educator's responsibility (verging on an ethical responsibility) to do so on his or her own.
Dave Truss

What Do We Mean by Authentic Learning? | Powerful Learning Practice - 0 views

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    Learning goes deep. Evidence of higher order thinking.  Real and substantive conversations.  Personal learning.  Autonomy, mastery, purpose, choice, self-direction. 21st century skills integration. Reflecting
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Improvise. Learn. Don't Regret. | Wright'sRoom - 4 views

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    I'm pretty sure my students have learned more in this unit, than all of the other units I've ever taught. My students from last year keep asking why they didn't get to build a Holocaust museum. They feel a little ripped off.
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What makes a great teacher? - Practical Theory - 25 views

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    I've seen teachers who worked for hours on their lessons, who were scholars in the field fail miserably, and I've seen teachers who, if you gave them five minutes before they walked in to glance over their material, they could run a class for an hour on any topic under the sun. In the end, what makes a great teacher?
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10 things teachers should unlearn… « What Ed Said - 36 views

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    ...In my opinion, all of the above are outdated ideas. I won't elaborate at the moment, as I'd rather have your input! Which ones do you agree with? Disagree? Challenge? Question?
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Learning is a Global Collaborative Classroom Project with @scmorgan - 6 views

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    Students from our two schools were grouped together to study an issue of social justice using web 2.0 tools. These tools help students put the best practice of collaborative learning into play by working with others to problem solve. Tools such as VoiceThread allow teachers to practice differentiated assessment. Being socially connected, students believe their contributions matter and they feel a stronger degree of responsibility to support their new partners. Students want an authentic audience to express themselves too.
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Technological Literacy « Sean Banville's Blog - 13 views

  • Ten “buts” that need to disappear These have all entered my head over the past 16 years, since the time I didn’t know where the on button was on my school’s first Mac. They get in the way of my technological literacy, but shouldn’t. I’ve added just one piece of advice to each.
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    Two questions sprang to mind upon reading Tom's words: 1. How literate / illiterate am I? 2. How literate do we need to be?
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What Makes a Great Teacher? - Magazine - The Atlantic - 27 views

  • Great teachers, he concluded, constantly reevaluate what they are doing. Superstar teachers had four other tendencies in common: they 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, and it’s a classic rookie mistake. Students are not always the best judges of their own learning. They might understand a line read aloud from a Shakespeare play, but have no idea what happened in the last act.
  • Mr. Taylor follows a very basic lesson plan often referred to by educators as “I do, we do, you do.” He does a problem on the board. Then the whole class does another one the same way. Then all the kids do a problem on their own.
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  • “We see routines so strong that they run virtually without any involvement from the teacher. In fact, for many highly effective teachers, the measure of a well-executed routine is that it continues in the teacher’s absence.”
  • On the front wall, Mr. Taylor has posted different hand signals—if you need to go to the bathroom, you raise a closed hand. To ask or answer a question, you raise an open hand. “This way, I have the information before I even call on you,”
  • Before they leave, all the kids fill out an “exit slip,” which is usually in the form of a problem—one more chance for Mr. Taylor to see how they, and he, are doing.
  • I make it my business to call the parents—and not just for bad things.”
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    Great teachers, he concluded, constantly reevaluate what they are doing. Superstar teachers had four other tendencies in common: they 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.
Dave Truss

What Makes a Master Teacher « The Principal of Change - 26 views

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    1. Connects with kids first 2. Teaches kids first and curriculum second 3. Ensures that they draw relevance to curriculum 4. Works with students to develop a love of learning 5. Embodies lifelong learning 6. Focuses on learning goals as opposed to perfomance goals 7. Ensures that "character education" is an essential part of learning 8. Passionate about the content they teach 9. A master teacher is a "school teacher" 10. Strong communication skills
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Technology for Teaching & Learning DED 318 Spring 2010 Course Site - 14 views

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    "You are encouraged to be a KNOWLEDGE SEEKER rather than a KNOWLEDGE MEETER, i.e., you need to ADD education to your course rather than ADD a course to your education. This course is about DISCOVERY & POSSIBILITIES!" - Free for anyone to join in or just explore!
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YouTube - An Open Letter to Educators - 15 views

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    If the message in this video resonates with you feel free to send it to any teachers, principals, professors, university presidents, boards of regents, boards of education, etc. you think should see it.
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Thing 4 - Edublogosphere Effect | LeadingtoLearn - 9 views

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    Due to the ever changing nature of technology, educators must be lifelong learners to provide the most current methodology to captivate and educate their students. I think one of the reasons we become teachers is because we enjoy the fact that each day is different and we are willing to accept those challenges. That is why we can't become stale in our methods of facilitating learning in our classrooms.
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Langwitches Blog » Learning: Then & Now - 11 views

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    ...by creating visuals, I support my own learning and understanding. * Ideas that I am trying to articulate become clearer in my mind * I am able to formulate and recall the connections between thoughts better * The sequence of my train of thought becomes apparent or can be revised better
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