DC: An excellent article! How true. | “The problem with hurrying childhood learning” by Justin Minkel

The problem with hurrying childhood learning — from edweek.org by Justin Minkel Excerpts: When he lectured in the United States, Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget would […]

DC: We should change the color of the ink that we use to grade papers from red to green!

From DSC: I vote that we change the color that we grade papers — whether on paper (harcopy) or whether via digitally/electronically-based annotations — from […]

More than 9 in 10 elementary school teachers feel highly stressed, MU study finds [Herman]

More than 9 in 10 elementary school teachers feel highly stressed, MU study finds — from munews.missouri.edu by Keith Herman, with thanks to Cailin Riley […]

Research roundup: 4 new reports on what’s working for blended-learning practitioners [Flores; christenseninstitute.org]

Research roundup: 4 new reports on what’s working for blended-learning practitioners — from christenseninstitute.org by Luis Flores Excerpt: At the start of the year, we […]

Improving our communications skills throughout the entire learning continuum

From DSC: As important as being able to effectively communicate with others is, I think we could do a better job throughout the entire learning […]

“Pixar co-founder teleported live into a virtual classroom with students in Slough (UK)” + 3 other items re: XR

Pixar co-founder teleported live into a virtual classroom with students in Slough — from pressreleases.responsesource.com Game-changing ENGAGE platform beams in the best teachers from around […]

50 animation tools and resources for digital learners [Chesser]

50 animation tools and resources for digital learners — from teachthought.com by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au Excerpt: Some of the animation links cataloged here will give […]

The surprising power of humor over the learning process

Today I thought I’d literally lighten the mood, and explore the role of laughter and humor in learning. There is little success where there is […]

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning [Brown, Roediger, & McDaniel]

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning— by Peter C. Brown, Henry L Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel Some of the key points and […]

12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

Instructional Technology Coaching (ITC) is a prevalent method of deploying on-going professional development for teachers, with a specific focus on the integration of technology into […]

FLGI Publishes the Top 100 Educators Leading Flipped Learning in 2018 [flglobal.org]

FLGI Publishes the Top 100 Educators Leading Flipped Learning in 2018 The Flipped Learning Global Initiative identifies the movement’s leading educators, administrators, and technologists worldwide […]

Version 3 of the flipped classroom: We need to keep things simple (if possible). The more complex something is, the less adoption it will have.

From DSC: The simpler something is, the greater chance that it will be adopted. Think of HTML and how simple it was years ago for […]

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