Can space activate learning? UC Irvine seeks to find out with $67M teaching facility — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson

Can space activate learning? UC Irvine seeks to find out with $67M teaching facility  — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson Excerpt: When class isn’t in […]

Reflections on obtaining a long term return on investment (ROI) in our current learning

From DSC: First of all, an excerpt from an email from RetrievalPractice.org: Last week, we talked about an activity we call Flash Forward. Simply ask your […]

How faculty can ‘click’ their way to a more inclusive classroom [Hogan & Sathy]

How faculty can ‘click’ their way to a more inclusive classroom — from edsurge.com by Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy Excerpt: What do you think […]

Awesome study hacks: 5 ways to remember more of what you read [LaDouceur]

Awesome study hacks: 5 ways to remember more of what you read — from academiccoachingwithpat.com by Pat LaDouceur; with thanks to Julia Reed for her Tweet […]

DC: What a powerful picture! We approach learning experiences differently.

From DSC: The picture below was posted in the item below from edutopia. What a powerful picture! And not just for art or drama teachers! […]

Social media as a learning tool: Five suggested uses for the classroom [frontierinternet.com]

Social media as a learning tool: Five suggested sses for the classroom — from frontierinternet.com; with thanks to Laura Tscholl, Communications Specialist | The Gateway […]

The PedaGOgy of Pokémon GO

Part I      I had never played an online game in my life when I opened Pokémon GO while walking with a friend who was […]

Grabbing someone’s attention to get through “the gate” [Christian]

From DSC: Ever notice how effective Ted Talks begin? They seek to instantly grab your attention with a zinger question, a somewhat shocking statement, an […]

Three shifts as big as print to digital [Vander Ark]

Three shifts as big as print to digital — from gettingsmart.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpts (emphasis DSC): We just lived through the biggest shift […]

Choice: The key to reaching every student [Graves]

Choice: The key to reaching every student — from flr.flglobal.org by Terra Graves Excerpt: Who doesn’t like to have a choice?  This seems like a no-brainer to […]

Why giving kids a roadmap to their brain can make learning easier [Nellis]

Why giving kids a roadmap to their brain can make learning easier — from edsurge.com by Megan Nellis Excerpts: Learning, Down to a Science Metacognition. […]

“Connecting Assessment and Learning”

Connecting Assessment and Learning — from scholarlyteacher.com by Spencer Benson Excerpt: Formative assessments provide information on students’ levels of understanding or performance. Formative assessments are […]

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