I just read this article by Seth Godin and it reminded me that I wrote about Escosia in my book the digital classroom. And I
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School, A. I. and Learning , University of Oslo, FIKS
How will AI change education? In recent years, most students in Norwegian schools have their own digital devices, either a PC, iPad, or Chromebook, all
Leadership Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure the impact lasts in your absence. Loved the latest
What you need to know about UNESCO’s Futures of Education report
This article was originally posted in December 2021 and edited in April 2022. It is worth reading how UNESCO envisions education in the future. Let’s
Advice from a Teacher: How to Avoid Burnout
Teacher strikes might be a reality in Norway by the end of May. Last year’s strike did not have the desired effect even if many
What Edtech Can Learn from Covid Vaccines
Here is an interesting article I read in EdSurge, about the difference between introducing new educational technologies and how efficacy research in the development of
Dispelling 3 common misconceptions to spur school progress
I just read this article by Thomas Arnett about introducing new practices in schools. It offers good advice on how to introduce new concepts in school
The Coddling of the American Mind
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and
The School Hall Pass?
The School Hall Pass Is Going Digital. Is That a Good Thing? I just read this article in EdSurge and it reminded me of the
We should be looking at the world, not just the United States
Stephen Armstrong – Teaching About the War in Ukraine Interesting perspective from Stephen Armstrong, who reflects on what students have been learning in American classrooms.
Talking about textbooks;
Interesting point about textbooks You can say what you want about using textbooks in class, often depending on the subject taught. The quality of the
College students often don’t know when they’re learning
And the same goes for high school students is my educated guess! The research evidence is clear. Learning by trying something yourself is superior to
Does Teaching Experience Increase Teacher Effectiveness?
A Review of the Research Research from 2016 by Tara Kini and Anne Podolsky looked at the question; Do teachers continue to improve in their
Problem-based learning; why?
Problem-based learning (PBL) is a teaching style that pushes students to become the drivers of their learning education. Problem-based learning uses complex, real-world issues as the