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Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning?

Beyond Knowing Facts, How Do We Get to a Deeper Level of Learning?

| February 28, 2014 | 18 Comments

Every student has the capacity for rich, meaningful learning experiences. How can educators tap into the motivation that helps drive a love of learning in students? They key might be found in the “deeper learning” movement.

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Can Robots Grade Essays As Well as Humans?

Can Robots Grade Essays As Well as Humans?

| February 13, 2012 | 4 Comments

Flickr: Slaving By Jennifer Roland Essays have long been considered the gold standard for measuring students’ understanding of a subject. But because multiple-choice tests have been graded by machines, making them easy and relatively inexpensive to administer, these sub-standard assessments are primarily what schools use for standardized test. But is it possible to combine the […]

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