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How to peer review: skill-building in a grad classes

I teach how to peer-review in graduate class because I think it is a core skill for any professional.  I first demystify peer-reviewing and academic journals, and answer questions that all students have about these topics that they have heard about but rarely learn about using this: 374 more words

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The art and meaning of collaborative and peer learning

Participatory culture is one way to label and characterize the art and meaning of collaborative and peer learning in a digital age. Participatory culture has a focus on creating and sharing productions with others and by being prosumers – being producers and consumers in one and the same process responding to productions of others and remixing, repurposing or circulating them. 3,482 more words

Informal Learning

Simulated learning in musculoskeletal assessment and rehabilitation education: comparing the effect of a simulation-based learning activity with a peer-based learning activity

Hecimovich, M. & Volet, S. (2014). Simulated learning in musculoskeletal assessment and rehabilitation education: comparing the effect of a simulation-based learning activity with a peer-based learning activity. 354 more words

Learning

AfL in Science - Students taking ownership

Pat Reid, Head of Science shows us examples of students taking ownership of their learning.

After pupils have done a prep in their booklets (pages immediately before) and the teachers have marked it the pupils are required to reflect on their mistakes by writing explicitly in the three sections of the sheet, to focus their formative assessment. 33 more words

Learning Strategies

Critical Literacy + Assessment: Day 2 (retroactive)

Today, we watched some interesting videos.

We began with Focused Preparation for the Enda video by educator Sarah Wessling Brown on key questions. Her goal was to take the “standards” for an ELA curriculum, and make them accessible to her students. 303 more words

Building community: How to support the transition to Blended Learning

No man is an Island. If you are going to change your teaching and move toward a blended or personalized classroom, you need a community. Over the last year I have been placed in the heart of such a community. 376 more words

Best Practices

Steve Hargadon's Interview with Jim Knight

I recently listened to one of Steve Hargadon’s EdTechLive podcasts that featured an interview with Jim Knight, author of High-Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching… 1,410 more words

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