More Interesting Education Articles

Posted: July 31, 2015 by broadyesl in 21st century

From one of my favorite e-journals:

View the most popular stories on Education Week
1. This Week in Teacher Humor: Common Core and Stupid Questions
2. Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach
3. 10 Critical Issues Facing Education
4. This Online Game Shows the Hard Choices Teachers Face Every Day
5. How Teachers Can Recharge This Summer
6. 3 Reasons Why Your Observations May Be a Waste of Time
7. New Read-Aloud Strategies Transform Story Time
8. New Studies Find That, for Teachers, Experience Really Does Matter
9. 3 Things You Can Do This Summer to Be a Better Teacher in the Fall
10. Are Test Scores Proving Fears About Common-Core High School Math Correct?
11. Hurdles in Pairing General, Special Education Teachers
12. Under Common Core, Students Learn Words by Learning About the World

From one of my favorite publisher of educational technoklogy topics:

View the most popular stories on Education Week
1. This Week in Teacher Humor: Common Core and Stupid Questions
2. Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach
3. 10 Critical Issues Facing Education
4. This Online Game Shows the Hard Choices Teachers Face Every Day
5. How Teachers Can Recharge This Summer
6. 3 Reasons Why Your Observations May Be a Waste of Time
7. New Read-Aloud Strategies Transform Story Time
8. New Studies Find That, for Teachers, Experience Really Does Matter
9. 3 Things You Can Do This Summer to Be a Better Teacher in the Fall
10. Are Test Scores Proving Fears About Common-Core High School Math Correct?
11. Hurdles in Pairing General, Special Education Teachers
12. Under Common Core, Students Learn Words by Learning About the World

Read more in “Tech Tip: Using mobile devices to empower introverted students”  at http://smartblogs.com/education/2015/07/28/tech-tip-using-mobile-devices-to-empower-introverted-students/

Are MOOCS Done?

Posted: July 30, 2015 by broadyesl in MOOC

After a huge hype over MOOCs, there has not been much talk about them lately in media.  So, here is one that sees a bleak future for MOOCs as the big disruptors of education.  Read more in “Campus Tech 2015: Move Over MOOCs” at http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2015/07/campus-tech-2015-move-over-moocs

Professors: What’s in the Syllabus?

Posted: July 29, 2015 by broadyesl in professors

Have you ever thought about the syllabus as a learning tool?  If not, you may want to read “A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning” at http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/a-learner-centered-syllabus-helps-set-the-tone-for-learning/

So cool!  Can’t wait what the future will hold in this area.  Read more here:

http://inhabitat.com/chinese-company-builds-3d-printed-villa-in-less-than-3-hours/

I was always a huge supporter of such centers giving credibility to the act of teaching and learning.  Read more in “Role of the center for teaching and learning”. Link at: http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/faculty-development/where-does-innovative-teaching-come-from/