RSSTeaching Strategies

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

Using Games for Learning: Practical Steps to Get Started

| September 5, 2014 | 15 Comments

Check your hardware, find suitable games, play and learn from colleagues – tips for getting started with game-based learning.

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How to Turn Your School Into a Maker Haven

How to Turn Your School Into a Maker Haven

| September 4, 2014 | 16 Comments

Bringing making into school classrooms is as simple as taking the first step, no matter how small.

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Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

Unplugging Computer Science to Spark Curiosity For Root Concepts

| August 29, 2014 | 3 Comments

Students tackle tough computer science concepts by embodying the computational thinking behind them, all without ever touching a computer.

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Need Help Picking the Right Learning Game? Some Things to Consider

Need Help Picking the Right Learning Game? Some Things to Consider

| August 29, 2014 | 4 Comments

Understanding gaming genres can help teachers pick the right one for specific learning goals.

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How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

| August 25, 2014 | 42 Comments

A practical and engaging guide to smart studying tips.

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Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

| August 25, 2014 | 10 Comments

Test how well you know some of these counterintuitive study tips.

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Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

Four Skills to Teach Students In the First Five Days of School

| August 21, 2014 | 67 Comments

Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.

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Hacking School Computers: Cause For Celebration, Not Concern

Hacking School Computers: Cause For Celebration, Not Concern

| August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

An educator argues for letting kids tinker with the code on their school-owned devices.

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Why Is It So Hard to Change How We Teach Math?

Why Is It So Hard to Change How We Teach Math?

| July 24, 2014 | 11 Comments

American students continue to fall behind international peers in math, but it’s not for lack of trying different teaching methods.

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An MIT Learning Program Challenges Many Ed-Tech Assumptions

An MIT Learning Program Challenges Many Ed-Tech Assumptions

| July 17, 2014 | 5 Comments

A low-tech teaching technique used by a MIT researcher calls into questions many of the maxims about personalized, student-driven learning upheld by the education technology industry.

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