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Teacher Roles in Blended Learning
Teachers—parents too—often mistake Blended Learning for an approach that usurps the teacher to replace her with a digital learning tool.
Taking Your First Steps Toward Blended Learning
“I was that teacher who would go to a workshop over the summer and get all fired up about adding lots of new techniques . . . ."
Replacing Teacher Presentation with Student Motion
“If you’re presenting to a class of 3rd graders for 25 minutes, you’re not conveying 25 minutes of information,” says Mike Roberts.
Strategies for Empowering K-5 Student-Centered Learning
Step one in integrating more student-centered learning into the elementary classroom is preparation in how to ask questions.
Science, Literacy and ELA Standards: Strategies for the K-5 Classroom
Students should be writing, reading, and communicating like scientists constantly.
Questions Teachers Can Use to Support Students in Problem-Based Learning
In problem-based learning, the teacher is more effective serving as a facilitator rather than as a provider of solutions.
Developing Effective Thinking Strategies: Problem-Based Learning in the K-5 Life Science Classroom
“We only think when confronted with a problem,” said American philosopher and educator John Dewey.
The Power of Discovery: What Neuroscience Teaches Us About Learning
The brain loves to learn, but it doesn’t respond well to being fed information, according to Dr. Judy Willis.
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