Ten Teaching Trends from the Innovating Pedagogy Report – TeachOnline

How are today’s most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.

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Vicki Davis & Tom Arnett Podcast: 8 Types of Blended Learning According to Research

Blended learning happens when you mix the face to face classroom with online learning. While flipped classroom is a form of blended learning, it is not the only one. Today, researcher Thomas Arnett breaks down the eight types of blended learning and explains how they are being used to improve student outcomes. Listen now.

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What is Education? Insights from the world’s greatest minds

As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, “What is education?” Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike.

It is important to step back from divisive debates on grades, standardized testing, and teacher evaluation—and really look at the meaning of education. So I decided to do just that—to research the answer to this straightforward, yet complex question. Looking for wisdom from some of the greatest philosophers, poets, educators, historians, theologians, politicians, and world leaders, I found answers that should not only exist in our history books, but also remain at the core of current education dialogue.

In my work as a developmental psychologist, I constantly struggle to balance the goals of formal education with the goals of raising healthy, happy children who grow to become contributing members of families and society. Along with academic skills, the educational journey from kindergarten through college is a time when young people develop many interconnected abilities.

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Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy Cheat Sheet for Teachers ~ Med Kharbach

„Here is a handy cheat sheet we have been working on during the last few days. This is basically a collection of  some of the best apps and web tools to use for each of the six thinking levels in Bloom’s digital taxonomy. This work is based on resources we have previously reviewed and shared in Bloom’s Taxonomy section here in EdTech and mLearning. We invite you to check it out and share with us your feedback.“

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