‘The Dangers of Fluent Lectures’ [Flaherty]

‘The Dangers of Fluent Lectures’ — from insidehighered.com by Colleen Flaherty A study says smooth-talking professors can lull students into thinking they’ve learned more than […]

Podcast: Susan Patrick on Transforming Education Systems for Equitable High-Quality Learning [Vander Ark & Patrick]

Podcast: Susan Patrick on Transforming Education Systems for Equitable High-Quality Learning — from gettingsmart.com by Tom Vander Ark & Susan Patrick Excerpts: 5 Global Trends […]

DC: Why can’t more learning spaces look like this!?!

From DSC: In reviewing some of the learning spaces I ran across out at inventionlandinstitute.com/innovation-labs…             …I wondered…why can’t more […]

Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. Rebel ‘Mayor.’ High School Dropout. [Leong]

Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. Rebel ‘Mayor.’ High School Dropout. — from edsurge.com by Kristin Leong Excerpt: Anthony’s classroom is as much an […]

Reflections on “Choice -> Ownership -> Empowerment -> Deeper Learning” [Juliani]

Choice -> Ownership -> Empowerment -> Deeper Learning — from AJ Juliani Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Students continue to fall into the same trap year after […]

Teaching Mathematics: Maybe it’s time to let the old ways die

  By Rick Wunderlich   Why do so many students leave school hating math, vowing never to take it again? Why do so many adults […]

“Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental” [APA] + 5 other items on the lack of support for learning styles

Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental — from apa.org Many people believe learning styles predict academic and career success, study finds Excerpts: WASHINGTON — […]

March ESSA Update: Rule Changes and Challenges for...

March ESSA Update: Rule Changes and Challenges for States The month of March has brought around some major news for education. While state leaders have […]

Cathedral Thinking – Designing for the Next Century [Goel]

Cathedral Thinking – Designing for the Next Century — from tarunagoel.blogspot.com by Taruna Goel Excerpts: Cathedral thinking involves taking a leap and imagining the bigger […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. [Johnson]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. — from arstechnica.com by Scott Johnson Excerpt: Instead, the […]

Jennifer Gonzalez on the Aerodynamics of Exceptional Schools | SXSW EDU

?   Jennifer Gonzalez on the Aerodynamics of Exceptional Schools | SXSW EDU

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