10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroomby Mike AcedoMany of us can recall instances in our lives where we found ourselves idly sitting in a classroom, eyes glazed over, half listening to our teacher as they lectured in front of the room.These scenes are all too...
11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growth

11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growth

11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growthby Saga Briggs, opencolleges.edu.auThere’s a certain class of mistakes that all educators can eliminate with conscious effort, and in this post we outline 11 of them. They range from habits of practice to habits of...
Why Teacher Education Should Include Neuroscience

Why Teacher Education Should Include Neuroscience

By Dr. Judy Willis, M.D., M.Ed.The neuroscience of how the brain learns and what influences the most successful brain acquisition and application of learning should be included in all teacher education programs.Teachers need to be prepared with foundational knowledge...
What Teachers Can Change

What Teachers Can Change

What Teachers Can Changeby Terry HeickJohn Hattie’s Visible Learning meta-analyses is can’t-miss reading on teaching and learning.In the book, Hattie extracts data from over 50,000 studies in an attempt to uncover what the data says works. In that way, he isn’t going...
12 Curriculum Planning Tips For Any Grade Level Or Content Area

12 Curriculum Planning Tips For Any Grade Level Or Content Area

12 Curriculum Planning Tips For Any Grade Level Or Content Areaby Terry HeickLearning is really just a growth in awareness.From not knowing to knowing is part of it, but that’s really too simple because it misses all the degrees of knowing and not knowing. One can’t...
Keep It Simple: Do These 4 Things Every Time You Teach

Keep It Simple: Do These 4 Things Every Time You Teach

Keep It Simple: Do These 4 Things Every Time You Teach by Jeffrey Benson ed note: This post has been updated It happens a million times a day in schools: a teacher starts a lesson. The strong students seize on the new learning opportunity. Typical students figure out...