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 […]

Teachers across America are obsessed with Google products — here’s how Apple and Microsoft plan to win them back [Premack]

Teachers across America are obsessed with Google products — here’s how Apple and Microsoft plan to win them back — from businessinsider.com by Rachel Premack […]

Students take note of this: “GM to lay off 15% of salaried workers, halt production at 5 plants in U.S. & Canada”

GM to lay off 15 percent of salaried workers, halt production at five plants in U.S. and Canada — from washingtonpost.com by Taylor Telford Excerpts: Amid global […]

K-12 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards — from “The Journal’s” October/November edition

K-12 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards — from The Journal’s October/November edition   Also see: https://thejournal.com/Articles/2018/10/29/2018-THE-Journal-Readers-Choice-Awards.aspx   

Personal reflections on “Teachers urged to instill assignments with ‘choice and relevancy’” [Schaffhauser]

Teachers urged to instill assignments with ‘choice and relevancy’ — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A new report from the Education Trust looks at the role […]

Want your STEM students to increase their performance by nearly a letter grade? Then check out this research.

Combining retrieval, spacing, and feedback boosts STEM learning — from retrievalpractice.org Punchline: Scientists demonstrated that when college students used a quizzing program that combined retrieval practice, […]

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! […]

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 […]

Introducing several new ideas to provide personalized, customized learning experiences for all kinds of learners! [Christian]

From DSC: I have often reflected on differentiation or what some call personalized learning and/or customized learning. How does a busy teacher, instructor, professor, or trainer […]

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 […]

Amazon’s new goal: Teach 10 million kids a year to code [Pisani]

Amazon’s new goal: Teach 10 million kids a year to code — from businessinsider.com by Joseph Pisani Excerpt: NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to […]

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