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P4C? No, P4U!

Notes from BRAIS conference, University of Edinburgh 10-11 April 2014 Panel 5: Education: Theory and Method:

Ibrahim Lawson (Institute of Eduction, London): Questioning builds a way: Heidegger, Islam and education… 1,066 more words

Cooperative Learning

Repair Kit Fix 6: group scores

Fix 6: Don’t include group scores in grades; use only individual achievement evidence.

“Group scores that become part of individual grade determination violate this principle (individual accountability), meaning the cooperative learning model is being implemented incorrectly.” (page 54) 220 more words


To Teach Sex Ed or not to Teach Sex Ed

The controversy of sexual education is still present.  The controversy of sexual education is still present.  Some may say that youth should get sexual education in school, as they do with other subjects (Sifferlin, 2014).   1,000 more words

Sex Education

The Student-Centred Classroom & the Self-Centred Student

Audio recording of the BRAIS talk at Edinburgh University now available.

This presentation at the British Research Association for Islamic Studies presents some of the challenges and opportunities posed by Student-Centred Learning related to epistemology and identity for Muslim minority schools in the UK as well as any teacher interested in… 8 more words

Cooperative Learning

Can teachers give away what they don't have?

• Is it possible for teachers to create classroom cultures of high-cognitive engagement if their own meetings and professional development require little intellectual engagement?

• Is it possible for teachers in a school with incoherent, fragmented improvement efforts to create coherent, focused instruction in their classrooms? 124 more words

Dennis Sparks

Effectively Implementing Cooperative Learning

I worked with a teacher who argued against cooperative learning, staring that they don’t use cooperative learning because it causes behavior problems. I have been stuck on this for a while. 206 more words

Thing 21--Flipping the Classroom

In this final THING, we were to create a video of our own.  I chose to create a math instructional video, as that is what I want to be able to do when I return to the classroom. 431 more words

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