ScienceDaily (May 12, 2011) — Interactive teaching methods significantly improved attendance and doubled both engagement and learning in a large physics class, according to a University of British Columbia study published May 12 in Science. During the experimentat students were… Read More ›
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Why the web isn’t providing the information we need! To most people the internet is a connection to the world. We need it to introduce us to new ideas. It should be a great source for democracy in our society. … Read More ›
What makes a good presentation? Here are places I have found some good points. Presentation Zen, Context matters and Simple but not simplistic. I recommend buying the book! Significance creates passion, passion attracts attention, attention leads to action Huffenglish Answer the… Read More ›
TED Talks At TEDxDubai, longtime English teacher Patricia Ryan asks a provocative question: Is the world’s focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages? (For instance: what if Einstein had to pass the TOEFL?) It’s a… Read More ›
Assessing students’ communication skills In Norway the students get two grades in the class called “International English”assessing the students communicative skills is one! The curriculum goals are: Employ a nuanced, well developed vocabulary – for both general and specialized use,… Read More ›
I had a great day yesterday at the It’s learning conference in Bergen and today I have taken some time to look over my RSS feeds. I have a lot of smart people on my “must read and follow” list… Read More ›
Profound truths are often so unsettling that people lose themselves in lengthy explanations that ultimately confuse, rather than clarify. Quote from the Huffington Post by John Abbot. The 21st Century Learning Initiative is pledged to get ever more people to… Read More ›