Video Assignments Are the New Term Paper

Video Assignments Are the New Term Paper. How Does That Change Teaching and Learning? – EdSurge News

This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar on education and technology for Georgetown University. Over the next two months, I’ll share the experience and highlights in a series of columns for EdSurge with highlights from the course. This is part 3. Read part 1 and part 2 .

7 Ways to Support Diversity in the Classroom [With Examples]

7 Ways to Support Diversity in the Classroom [With Examples] | Prodigy

Why do children go to school? Most people would say it’s to learn the three R’s: reading, writing and ‘rithmetic. But a school culture that promotes diversity in the classroom teaches students something that’s more important: how to live and work in a society where every individual is unique.

4 Good Apps to Help Students Learn New Skills

4 Good Apps to Help Students Learn New Skills

Here is a collection of some useful iPad apps that provide access to a wealth of educational content. Students can use them to learn almost anything they want from photography to web-designing and quilt making. The content comes in the form of courses and video lessons covering a wide variety of topics most of which are from leading universities.

Reflective Teaching and the Self

Reflective Teaching and the Self

An approach for transformative teaching You teach your self. Who ever you are, who ever that ‘self’ is will determine the words and deeds you perform in the classroom. It’s really difficult to change the teaching self from the outside. Governments, district leaders and principals could mandate policies and training meant to change attitudes and instructional strategies.

How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

“We marginalize other forms of intelligence; and it’s a big deal,” Robinson said. But if collectively those involved in the education system changed what it means to achieve in a way that honors the natural diversity of human life, many more people would see themselves as achievers and would push themselves beyond expectations set for them.