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Good Teachers May Not Fit the Mold - Educational Leadership - 0 views

  • teachers' ACT scores exerted a larger influence on student achievement than did student poverty level, class size, and teaching experience combined.
  • Adequate knowledge of their content areas.
  • Rice (2003), who has reviewed hundreds of studies of teacher quality, notes that
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  • "subject matter knowledge contributes to good teaching only up to a certain point, beyond which it does not seem to have an impact" (p. 37).
  • Good teachers must know their subjects well, but having doctoral-level knowledge of Freudian interpretations of Victorian literature, for example, doesn't really improve someone's ability to teach language arts to 8th graders.
  • Knowledge of how to teach their subject areas
  • They found that although content knowledge is essential, teachers who also possess strong pedagogical content knowledge are more effective than those with content knowledge alone.
  • strong pedagogical content knowledge
  • were likely to gain a full year more learning than students whose teachers had weak pedagogical content knowledge (among the bottom one-fifth of teachers).
  • common metrics for hiring and rewarding teachers are only weakly linked to student success.
  • Traditional licensure or credentials.
  • "little rigorous evidence that [teacher certification] is systematically related to student achievement"
  • Yet the study detected no before-and-after effects—that is, teachers appeared no more effective after undergoing the grueling certification process than before it (Clotfelter, Ladd, & Vigdor, 2007).
  • Advanced degrees.
  • "have found no discernible effect of teachers having a master's degree or higher on student achievement" (p. 26).
  • One possible exception appears to be high school science science mathematics,
  • Extensive classroom experience.
  • Yet on average, after a few years of teaching, added years of teaching experience appear to offer little guarantee of increased effectiveness.
  • teacher effectiveness
  • Belief that all students can learn.
  • Belief in their own abilities
  • Ability to connect with students.
  • School leaders must consider, then, which attributes they can augment and which they cannot.
  • reexamine the metrics, explicit or implicit, they use to select and compensate teachers
  • Being credentialed, being experienced, or holding an advanced degree is no guarantee of effectiveness
  • know how to teach
  • teacher's dispositions and attitudes
  • teased out through interviews and observations
  • analogy
  • quality of their teachers can be the difference between academic success and failure.
  • Verbal and cognitive ability.
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Tom McHale

Faces of the Future: An Education Week Series - Education Week - 7 views

    " Across the country, talented and driven young people are pushing well beyond the boundaries of school, finding new ways to learn advanced computer and, tackle big challenges, and start mapping an uncharted future. As part of Education Week's special coverage of schools and the future of work, we're profiling some of these students, because we believe their stories hold important lessons about the promise-and peril-that all of today's students will face in tomorrow's uncertain labor market. Check out the student profiles below:"

10 Unanswerable Questions that Neither Science nor Religion can Answer - Futurist Speaker - 2 views

    A few years ago I was taking a tour of a dome shaped house, and the architect explained to me that domes are an optical illusion. Whenever someone enters a room, their eyes inadvertently glance up at the corners of the room to give them the contextual dimensions of the space they're in.
Abdul Bais Sagar

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Infographic: The Periodic Table of Instructional Design | eLearning Brothers - 0 views

    "Seeing the tremendous boon that the periodic table is to the field of chemistry and and as a whole, we thought that instructional design could use a quick reference of its own. To that end, we've compiled a table of elements specifically for the instructional designers. Each "element" is organized into one of five different groups according to its properties and where it falls in the instructional design process."

Beluga whale: Searchasaurus - Powered By EBSCOhost - 0 views

  • Unlike most whales, beluga whales have very thick skin. This skin was once used to make bootlaces.
  • Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Cetacea Family: Monodontidae Genus: Delphinapterus Species: Leucas
    This is a great article for students. It gives great descriptions of beluga whales along with facts and scientific naming.

SoftCrayons Tech Solutions Conducts project based Workshop on 'PYTHON' at JSS Academy of Technical Education - 1 views

    Ghaziabad, September 2015: A workshop on 'PYTHON ' was conducted by SoftCrayons Tech Solutions Ghaziabad, a leading training and IT consultancy of India at JSS Academy of Technical Education Noida on 26 Aug 2015 and 9th Sep 2015 in collaboration with Mr Vikas Singhal (Faculty Of Computer and).
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