Improving Reading Speed, Accuracy and Recall
As the ability to read and absorb information at a high sustained rate remains a key skill, I’m always amazed that schools don’t invest more in developing effective reading techniques, … Continue reading
NASA Image Library
By their nature, few images can compete with images gleaned by NASA of our planet, our solar system and beyond. Their Facebook page is a good place to start exploring, … Continue reading
Some Dimensions of Critical Thinking
Areas of assessment are a key element in determining new directions for learning. Until you change assessment, you cannot change the direction of learning. To this end this infographic is … Continue reading
What if there was a simple way of enabling learners to be the best they could be?
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It’s the Holy Grail in teaching, to ensure all learners reach their potential, and we have tried all manner of ways to find it. What if…
I’m Agog! New Directions in Learning
Time was when it was sufficient to study an ‘ology’ to garner intellectual respect. In education the movement is towards a ‘gogy’. When the dominant purpose of education was seen to … Continue reading
Going Beyond the ‘What’ to the ‘How’ of Learning
I’ve always been interested in theories which try to explain the ‘how’ of learning rather than the subject content alone. I used to have a certain notoriety with students regarding … Continue reading
Video Lesson Resources from TED-Ed
Came across these really well executed science explanations today, from those creative people at TED-Ed… For links to the entire Ted-Ed collection: Getting Under Our Skin Series | TED-Ed
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