Maybe people aren’t so much bad as weak.

Hmmm, so people aren’t naturally cruel, or selfish. (So much for Dawkins’ “selfish gene“) I would say that people are, however, easy to manipulate. This […]

The Learning Scientists: Check them out for some excellent posters, podcasts, blog postings & more!!!

From DSC: I just found out about the work going out at LearningScientists.org. I was very impressed after my initial review of their materials! What […]

7 characteristics of successful flipped learning experiences [Honeycutt]

7 characteristics of successful flipped learning experiences — from linkedin.com by Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D. Excerpt: If your flipped classroom isn’t working the way you thought it […]

Going digital

Geraldine Foley, Assistant Learning Technologist and Athina Chatzigavriil, Senior Learning Technologist share their thoughts on Learning from Digital Examinations – 26th April 2018 conference. Learning […]

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing”

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing” — from stateofwriting.com with thanks to Mary Bennett who mentions that this site is an “incredibly useful resource […]

2 items re: how assistive tech can help students w/ developmental delays & articulation disorder succeed academically

Assistive technology to help students with developmental delays succeed academically — from thetechedvocate.org by Matthew Lynch Excerpt: Developmental delays can affect almost every area of a […]

From DSC: Formative assessments offer enormous benefits! My notes on “The ‘F’ Word: Top Five Complaints (and Solutions) About Formative Assessment” [Duhart]

From DSC: Low-stakes formative assessments offer enormous benefits and should be used extensively throughout K-12, higher education, L&D/corporate universities, in law schools, medical schools, dental […]

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 […]

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