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Rhondda Powling

Students Can Learn From Their Mistakes If We Let Them - Finding Common Ground - Educati... - 1 views

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    "There are many ways to build student engagement in the classroom. What we need to get away from is the adult in the classroom answering their own questions, and fostering an atmosphere where students can rely on each other and work in collaboration. As with anything, this requires balance because we want to make sure the student who doesn't want to answer questions actually takes the opportunity to do so. As Hattie says learning is hard work and it offers us challenges. We know that as adults but want to prevent our students from seeing the challenge because it doesn't always feel good. We need to change our expectations to make sure that students understand they do have to take ownership over their own learning, and not giving them the answers sometimes may be the place to start. "
Rhondda Powling

Encouraging Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students - Edudemic - 3 views

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    "There are a number of things you can to do encourage intrinsic motivation in your students. Listed hints plus an infographic from Mia MacMeekin that explores 27 ideas to encourage this type of motivation in your students. Keep reading to learn more."
Rhondda Powling

Report: The 4 Pillars of the Flipped Classroom -- Campus Technology - 5 views

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    "A summery about the report that offers a guide that provides references to research supporting the teaching methods used in flipped classrooms and includes three case studies focusing on flipped classrooms in action at the high school and college level." Links to the full report
Rhondda Powling

Empower Students to Take Ownership of Learning | TeachHUB - 2 views

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    Not new ideas but still useful and relevant to see them listed here
Rhondda Powling

How my students started using Evernote - Education Series « Evernote Blogcast - 5 views

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    One teachers ideas about how to use Evernote in the classroom...
Rhondda Powling

Do Podcasts Help Students Learn? - 3 views

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    In Autumn 2009, the George Washington University's Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning studied a world history class of 262 students to find the answer. The answer isn't simply "yes or no" - it depends on the student's learning style, gender and motivation.
Tony Searl

SpeEdChange: Blogging for Real Education Reform - 1 views

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    This is a student-centered narrative of systemic change. It is a narrative which understands the fundamental issues facing our students. A narrative which understands, in the words of the Sacramento (CA) schools, that "there is no magic bullet to our problems, no easy answers. But collectively and collaboratively, I believe we have enough power to change the lives of the children we serve."
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