The Rare Slam Dunk? Blue Light Before Bed
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by Andrew Watson
3d ago
I spend A LOT of time on this blog debunking “research-based” certainties. No, handwriting isn’t... The post The Rare Slam Dunk? Blue Light Before Bed appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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When Experience Contradicts Research: The Problem with Certainty
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by Andrew Watson
1w ago
A friend recently told me about his classroom experience using mindfulness to promote thoughtful and... The post When Experience Contradicts Research: The Problem with Certainty appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Should Students Annotate Their Texts? A Research Perspective
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by Andrew Watson
2w ago
A few years ago, I visited an English Department meeting at a well-known high school.... The post Should Students Annotate Their Texts? A Research Perspective appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Making Room for Impact by Arran Hamilton, John Hattie, and...
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by Erik Jahner, PhD
3w ago
Time to make time to teach effectively and efficiently by digging into your practice with... The post Making Room for Impact by Arran Hamilton, John Hattie, and... appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Summer Plans: How Best to Use the Next Few Weeks
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by Andrew Watson
3w ago
The summer stretches before you like a beach of relaxing joy. With a guilty-pleasure novel... The post Summer Plans: How Best to Use the Next Few Weeks appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Piece-by-Piece PowerPoint: Exploring the “Dynamic Drawing Principle”
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by Andrew Watson
1M ago
The plan for this blog post: First: I’ll describe a particular teaching practice — one... The post Piece-by-Piece PowerPoint: Exploring the “Dynamic Drawing Principle” appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Research Advice That’s New + Useful: Improve Learning by Reappraising...
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by Andrew Watson
1M ago
Research benefits teachers if it gives us new, useful ideas. We can feel relief and... The post Research Advice That’s New + Useful: Improve Learning by Reappraising... appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Change My Mind, Please!
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by Andrew Watson
1M ago
When was the last time you changed your mind about something important? Perhaps you rethought... The post Change My Mind, Please! appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Updating the Great Cold-Call Debate: Does Gender Matter?
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by Andrew Watson
2M ago
Edu-Twitter predictably cycles through a number of debates; in recent weeks, the Great Cold-Call Debate... The post Updating the Great Cold-Call Debate: Does Gender Matter? appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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Can students “catch” attention? Introducing “Attention Contagion”
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by Andrew Watson
2M ago
Every teacher knows: students won’t learn much if they don’t pay attention. How can we... The post Can students “catch” attention? Introducing “Attention Contagion” appeared first on Education & Teacher Conferences ..read more
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