Archive for the 'teaching' tag

We shouldn’t be carnies

The carnival comes to town. It’s exciting, it’s thrilling, it is SUPER fun. But then it...
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What makes a quality STEM activity? Find out in 5 days!

Hope you’ll join Mike Anderson and me for our K12Online presentation on October 30! UPDATE:...
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We’ve got no time, no time… [SLIDE]

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Is this what we mean by ‘close reading?’

85 questions assigned by a high school teacher to start off To Kill A Mockingbird… Is this...
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Did the question change because it’s now a QR code?

Rafranz Davis said: I get that one must learn about tech tools but … why are we NOT putting...
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Romanticizing the blackboard

Lewis Buzbee said: It’s true that in the pods-and-pinwheel design students can more easily...
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Can we really call it learning?

If a student holds on to something she read, heard, or did in class just long enough to regurgitate...
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Should schools be a refuge from the societal onslaught of digital technologies?

I said in a comment: Any school or classroom or educator that ignores our digital information...
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Grading and assessment as an opportunity

Greg Jouriles said: We have the grade problem at my high school. In the same course or...
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Suppressing students’ creativity and inquiry

Jeff Herzberg said: What are we doing that suppresses students’ natural creativity and...
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