Executive Function: What Is It, Why Does It Matter, and How Can You Support Building This Skill? [Michell]

Executive Function: What Is It, Why Does It Matter, and How Can You Support Building This Skill? — from blog.edmentum.com by Madison Michell Excerpt: What […]

Better Questions in the Classroom Lead Students to Think Harder—and Learn Deeper [Bradbury & Berlin]

Better Questions in the Classroom Lead Students to Think Harder—and Learn Deeper — from edsurge.com by Staci Bradbury and Rebekah Berlin Excerpt: The takeaway here […]

Reflections on “No, it doesn’t need to be a Zoom” [Stokel-Walker]

No, it doesn’t need to be a Zoom — from wired.com by Chris Stokel-Walker We’re wasting hours of our lives on inefficient video calls. Here’s […]

What if every department-meeting agenda blocked off just 10 minutes to talk about teaching? [Darby]

Per Flower Darby (via Becky Supiano at The Chronicle): What if every department-meeting agenda blocked off just 10 minutes to talk about teaching? That simple […]

Get to know reputable organizations that are linking research (in how people learn) to practice [Simmers]

Excerpt from Education Research Is Still Too Dense. We Need More Teacher-Researcher Partnerships. — from edsurge.com by Kristin Simmers Get to know reputable organizations that […]

5 Learning Theories You HAVE To Know!

No two learners are alike and the way every person learns varies. Like with fingerprints, our brains are all unique. Additionally, all of us have […]

ADDitude: Resources for families touched by attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD)

ADDitude: Resources for families touched by attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Example article: “I’m a Teacher with Nonverbal Learning Disorder. And I’m Exactly Who I Needed […]

9 BIG Questions Schools Must Answer to Avoid Going “Back to Normal” (*Because “Normal” Wasn’t That Great to Begin With) [bigquestions.institute]

9 BIG Questions Schools Must Answer to Avoid Going “Back to Normal” (*Because “Normal” Wasn’t That Great to Begin With) — from bigquestions.institute Excerpt from […]

Interleaving: How Mixed Practice Can Boost Learning [effectiviology.com]

Interleaving: How Mixed Practice Can Boost Learning— from effectiviology.com Excerpt: Interleaving is a learning technique that involves mixing together different topics or forms of practice, in […]

Reflections on “The most fundamental skill: Intentional learning and the career advantage” [Christensen, Gittleson, & Smith]

The most fundamental skill: Intentional learning and the career advantage — from mckinsey.com by Lisa Christensen, Jake Gittleson, and Matt Smith Learning itself is a […]

What’s causing the kinks in the “cognitive hoses” out there? How can we remove them? [Christian]

Engagement = acquiring and keeping your learners’ attentions. Attention is the gatekeeper to further learning. [Christian]

From DSC: Many people talk about engagement when they discuss learning, and with good reason. It seems to me that what they are really getting […]

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