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A Quick Summary Of The Theory Of Learning Curves

A Quick Summary Of The Theory Of Learning Curvescontributed by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of EducationThis is number 9 in my series on learning theories.My intention is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief...

Grade Differently: 7 Categories To Create Learning Badges

Grade Differently: 7 Categories To Create Learning Badgesby Terry HeickHow can you help students see their own progress? And use that to motivate them?Encouragement mechanics--a kind of gamification--is one approach. And note, you needn't make that lesson or unit feel...

10 Ways To Give Students More Control Of Their Education

10 Ways To Give Students More Control Of Their Educationcontributed by Jenna SmithAllowing students to be involved and take control of their education gives them the tools to be much more successful.As educators, the idea of giving students control can seem like a...

An Efficient Classroom: 6 Factors Of Academic Achievement

6 Factors Of Academic Achievement To Guide Your Teachingby Terry HeickWhat are the factors of academic achievement?First, a definition for academics in the classroom. An academic classroom is one where the primary goal is to promote proficiency of academic...

Everything You Know About Curriculum May Be Wrong. Really.

Everything You Know About Curriculum May Be Wrong. Really.by Grant WigginsWhat if the earth moves and the sun is at rest? What if gravity is just a special case of space-time? Following both counter-intuitive premises revolutionized science and ushered in the modern...

What Is The Identity Of Your Classroom?

What Do Students Think Of Your Class? by Terry HeickGoogle is the company that has become its own verb.Google it.They’re also challenging Apple with their Android mobile operating system (though to be fair, they're unlikely to catch them anytime soon), not to mention...

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