6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

In an earlier post here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning I talked about the 8 elements of the critical thinking process and I argued that critical thinking is a cognitive process that requires disruptive patterns of thinking, ones that question the status quo of propositions and leads to the creation of alternative lines of reasoning.

Blended Learning Engagement: Are the Students Paying Attention?

Blended Learning Engagement: Are the Students Paying Attention?

In blended learning, teachers combine traditional classroom and online instruction. This often includes videos and interactive activities as a part of the digital curriculum, either to the entire class or to groups of students. Meeting the promise of personalized learning requires student engagement with this content.

12 Myths About Project-Based Learning

12 Myths About Project-Based Learning –

12 Myths About Project-Based Learning by Terry Heick Simple premise: What are the most common myths about project-based learning? Put another way, what do we misunderstand about PBL that keeps it from realizing its full potential? At TeachThought, we’re proponents of project-based learning as one of countless progressive learning models that can grow teachers-and thus …

5 Guidelines For Developing Good Online Assessments

5 Guidelines For Developing Good Online Assessments – eLearning Industry

Last month’s article discussed the many benefits of computer-based assessments, but it ended with a caveat. Technology cannot make a poorly designed assessment better-it just scales a poorly designed assessment to more people. In fact, the hardest part of developing good online assessments often happens offline-developing assessments that are reliable, fair, valid, and transparent.