Teachers Guide To Using Concept Maps In Education

Teachers Guide to Using Concept Maps in Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 18, 2016 Here is an excellent short guide on concept mapping created by the folks over at Lucidchart (a popular concept mapping tool). The guide covers almost everything you need to know about concept maps including definitions, key features, theoretical foundations, how-to instructions, use cases and history.

Teaching Strategies that Enhance Higher-Order Thinking

Teaching Strategies that Enhance Higher-Order Thinking

One of the main 21 st century components that teachers want their students to use are higher-order thinking skills. This is when students use complex ways to think about what they are learning. Higher-order thinking takes thinking to a whole new level. Students using it are understanding higher levels rather than just memorizing math facts.

Maker Education: Pedagogy, Andragogy, Heutagogy

Maker Education: Pedagogy, Andragogy, Heutagogy

Maker education is currently a major trend in education. But just saying that one is doing Maker Education really doesn’t define the teaching practices that an educator is using to facilitate it. Maker education takes on many forms. This post provides an overview of how maker education is being implemented based on the teaching practices…

Teaching the teachers

Teaching the teachers

TO THE 11- and 12-year-olds in his maths class, Jimmy Cavanagh seems like a born teacher. He is warm but firm. His voice is strong. Correct answers make him smile. And yet it is not his pep that explains why his pupils at North Star Academy in Newark, New Jersey, can expect to go to university, despite 80% of their families needing help to pay for school meals.