I just read this article in EdSurge News about a instruction manual written by Caulfield —called Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers—and it is of great interest
Month: March 2018
Sir Ken Robinson’s Next Act: You Are the System and You Can Change Education
I recently read this article in Edsurge and decided to include it here. I’m semi involved in a project where one of his book is
The students who fought for change
The Students Who Fought for Change https://t.co/27yGK1uDoM — Ann S. Michaelsen (@annmic) March 20, 2018 From the United States to Iran, students led social movements
Engagement Doesn’t Often Mean Effectiveness
I just read this article by Steven Anderson about how we often confuse engagement using technology with effectiveness. That is often the case when using,
Two Decent Videos About The European Union
Found these two videos about the EU here Larry Ferlazzo. They do a good job explaining what the European Union is and how it works.
Motivation, no easy answers.
How to motivate all your students all the time It is the time of the year again. Students have completed an evaluation of their classes and
Fake news travels faster study finds
I found this short text reading Stephen Downes blog post here. I recommend the sources he has listed here. That is why I have just copied
The Importance of Game-based Learning
Last week I participated joined a workshop where the topic was gaming in class. By the way, I was the only one not actively participating in
Thinking and Media Literacy Efforts Are ‘Backfiring’ Today
This article is from Edsurge and it discusses a recent talk Danah Boyd had at a conference in Texas. As the title suggests she discusses
A Must Have Chrome Extension for OneNote Users
Check out this post from educators technology. I have a long time ago installed the Chrome extension for One Note, but I haven’t used it
What makes a school leader successful in driving achievement?
Interesting topic this, what qualities do successful school leaders have in common? Could be a good debate at school for sure. This is probably a
How To Beat Procrastination
This is an article meant for some of my students, you know who you are. But as the article implies, I’m doubtful they will take
Why does a class last an hour?
The article called “Is snacking learning”, by Seth Godin caught my attention today. In it he discusses why we are arranging classes and learning in a
The Real Reason Your Translation App Will Never Replace Language Learning
This article is for all our second language teachers. No doubt the author shares very good advice here. Students; keep learning foreign languages, and if
20+ Web Tools to Help Students with Their Writing
We have started the work on preparing our students for their exams, and in a conversation with one of my students Grammarly came up. Grammarly