Archive for the 'Learning and Teaching'

60 apps in 60 seconds

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‘World-class’ teacher preparation

When I work with educators, I get asked on a regular basis, “What about the universities? What...
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‘Closed’ v. ‘open’ systems of knowing

I am rereading Teaching As a Subversive Activity, which is a phenomenal book if you haven’t read...
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Picking right answers from a set of prescribed alternatives that trivialize complexity and ambiguity

Leon Botstein says: The essential mechanism of the SAT, the multiple choice test question, is a...
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Personalized learning v. targeted advertising

Arguing that ‘the line between educational and commercial purposes may be somewhat...
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No wonder nobody wants to come

Ira Socol says: If your school, and your school day, is not about students collaborating,...
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Containers [SLIDE]

Grades, subjects, and time have been the containers in schools. The Web has no end. Download this...
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Blab schools

Here’s a video about Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy, a direct instruction school in Colorado...
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Newell-Fonda students decide to ‘be the change’ [VIDEO]

Students take action to make a difference. One of the two-week projects that occurred during the...
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The dignity of the learner comes in second to his or her compliance

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