A parent’s guide to prioritizing emotional well-being [Ten Eyck]

A parent’s guide to prioritizing emotional well-being — from modernlearners.com by Richard Ten Eyck, with thanks to Missy Emler from Modern Learners for this resource […]

Embracing the struggle inherent in solid, effective learning

A lesson in active learning — from characterlab.org How to make difficulty desirable Excerpt: Recently, a group of physics professors at Harvard University ran an experiment you […]

Using technology to inspire creativity boosts student outcomes [Friedman]

Using technology to inspire creativity boosts student outcomes — from thejournal.com by Sara Friedman Transformative technology uses include using tablets or computers to create multimedia […]

For those interested in coding and robotics for 5th-8th graders

Students nationwide to join coding boot camp phase of 2019 National Cyber Robotics Coding Competition — from gocoderz.com Excerpts: During the first phase, a two-week […]

LEGO BOOST: A great on-ramp to get kids interested in coding & robotics!!!!!

From DSC: The other day, I put this post out there. Now, I’d like to add to that information with information from Mr. Joseph Byerwalter, […]

‘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 […]

Screen Mirroring, Screencasting and Screen Sharing in Higher Education [Rice]

Screen Mirroring, Screencasting and Screen Sharing in Higher Education — from edtechmagazine.com by Derek Rice Digital learning platforms let students and professors interact through shared […]

Discussion questions, sketchnotes, research articles & more re: “Make it Stick” [retrievalpractice.org]

From retrievalpractice.org regarding the “Make it Stick” book, this link includes: Discussion questions for each chapter Sketchnotes for each chapter Additional readings and research articles

9 amazing uses for VR and AR in college classrooms [Schaffhauser]

9 amazing uses for VR and AR in college classrooms — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Immersive technologies can help students understand theoretical concepts more […]

Recommended books from RetrievalPractice.org

Recommended books from RetrievalPractice.org Check out our recommended books and reports that describe research on the science of learning and provide practical tips for classroom […]

Educators (plus many others): You will benefit greatly from building your PLN on Twitter! [Christian]

From DSC: I ran into the posting below on my Twitter feed. I especially want to share it with all of those students out there […]

Top Trends in Active and Collaborative Learning [Hammett]

Top Trends in Active and Collaborative Learning — from thesextantgroup.com by Joe Hammett Excerpts: My daughter is a maker. She spends hours tinkering with sewing machines […]

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