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How and why Flipgrid and learning sciences work together

05/27/2019

Topics: Course of Mind, Learning sciences

Educators are constantly looking for the latest strategy, tech tool or trend to use with students. But sometimes it’s the long-established strategies — backed by research — that can make the biggest impact.…

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How do I set my students up for success?

05/24/2019

Topics: Course of Mind, Learning sciences

The place to begin is simply to go back to basics and ask: “How do my students learn?” How you answer this question provides the basis that ensures student success.

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The learning sciences — a toolkit to learn and understand

The learning sciences — a toolkit to learn and understand

05/17/2019

Topics: Course of Mind, Learning sciences

Learning sciences offer tools and frameworks that educators can use to intentionally design, implement and assess instruction and learning. The learning sciences can help us think critically about our own…

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Course of Mind: ISTE’s learning sciences initiative

Course of Mind: ISTE’s learning sciences initiative

05/17/2019

Topics: Course of Mind, Learning sciences

Learning Sciences.
Science of Learning.
Mind, Brain, Education.
Mind, Brain, Teaching.

I say potato, you say poh-ta-to.

Many words to call a field of research that focuses on…

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Learning how to learn

12/19/2018

Topics: Learning sciences

If the digital age has taught us anything, it’s that everything we know is subject to change. No matter what field you work in, today’s best practices could be tomorrow’s bad habits. Fads flare up and fade out. Long accepted facts become debunked myths.

As teachers grapple with…

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What prevention science tells us about cyberbullying

What prevention science tells us about cyberbullying

06/19/2018

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Learning sciences

I recently facilitated a discussion at a local school on personal tech. The conversation started with parents expressing concerns, sometimes befuddlement, but all earnestly wanting the best from their children.

Most of the discussion involved the over-30 crowd until a lone…

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