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4 Ways To Get Started With Personalized Learning contributed by Linda Pruett Personalized learning is a key to transforming education. What is personalized learning? It is meeting the kids where they are – and then helping them grow in their strengths, and better see themselves. It’s finding out where each student’s interests lie, challenging them […]

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10 Principles Of Proficiency-Based Learning contributed by Chris Sturgis 10 Principles Of Proficiency-Based Learning” by Chris Sturgis was originally published on CompetencyWorks Great Schools Partnership continues to produce great resources to support states and districts converting to competency education. They have drawn from what districts are doing in New England and have created Proficiency-based Learning Simplified resources. […]

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Why Do I Want To Become A Teacher? To Give The Gift Of Literacy by Alexas Worth, Junior at Indiana University Southeast I have wanted to be an English-Language Arts arts teacher since I was in 7th grade. I went through a brief period after high school of uncertainty–just not knowing what to do with the […]

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No Student Is Unreachable contributed by Jeffrey Benson This post has been republished from a previous version As an educational elder with a lot of experience working with challenging students, I am often asked to consult with school teams. Recently a dedicated school counselor discussed with me Garrett, an 8th graders, saying, “He’s really depressed, […]

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How The Activity Learning Theory Works  contributed by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education This is number 8 in my series on learning theories. My intention is to work through the alphabet of psychologists and provide a brief overview of each theory, and how it can be applied in education. In the last post we […]

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Study: People With Depression Talk About Themselves More Often Than Others by Terry Heick Mental health is everything. While the argument is often made that it is stigmatized, a more precise label might be ‘wildly misunderstood.’ The ability of a human being to create and maintain a sense of well-being should be as primal as […]

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    10 Innovative Learning Strategies For Modern Pedagogy by TeachThought Staff This is an excerpt from a report, produced in collaboration with SRI International, that proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have not yet had a profound influence on education. You can read the full report, with in-depth explanations and examples […]

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42 Fill-in-the-Blank Prompts For Students To Design Their Own Projects by Terry Heick So often, we make learning more complicated than it has to be. Local planning requirements are usually at fault here–plan this way and prove that you’ve done so here and here, fill out this and this, etc. Those legitimate concerns aside, the […]

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Stop Teaching Classes And Start Teaching Children by Terry Heick Increasingly, the idea of computer coding is being pushed to the forefront of ‘things’ In movies, on the news, and other digital avatars of ourselves, coders are increasingly here. In Hollywood, computer coders are characterized as aloof and spectacle geniuses in green army jackets who solve […]

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Why Students Should Read by Terry Heick This post has been updated from a previous post Lately, there’s something about reading that’s bothering me about how we teach reading and writing. I’ve written about it before and said a lot of what I say here, but never quite said what I was trying to say […]

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