There are countless ways for an instructor to facilitate learning among their students, even in a virtual classroom environment. But the term “facilitated learning” has taken on a philosophy all its own. Facilitated student learning is not only a set of tools and strategies.
Part of a school leader’s job is to create conditions in which teachers work collaboratively to achieve excellence in their instructional practices and in student learning. But with near-c…
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked. The “learning styles” idea has snowballed- as late as 2014, more than 90 percent of teachers in various countries believed it. The concept is intuitively appealing, promising to reveal secret brain processes with just a few questions.
The new “question-of-the-week” is: What is the best advice you can offer to teachers who have students with special needs in their classes? Many of us have students with special needs in our classes. And we may not be that familiar with the best strategies we can use to support them.
Imagine working through years of school despite a learning disability and without any additional assistance or attention compared to the rest of the class. Many people have had this experience, especially before learning disorders started becoming more visible and openly discussed.
Here’s a slightly Orwellian way to check whether your students may have plagiarized part of their essays: the Chrome extension Draftback, which plays back the revision history of any Google doc you can edit-down to the keystroke.
In keeping with our goal of introducing teachers and educators to the state-of-art educational technology tools and platforms, here is a list of some notable websites we culled out from the piles of emails we receive each week. Most of the tools in this collection are geared towards helping you be creative in presenting your digital data.