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Peer Partnerships: the professional development program that really resonates

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Angela Clarke, Senior Research Fellow,
A/Prof Andrea Chester, Acting Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning and Teaching
Dallas Wingrove, Senior Advisor, Learning and Teaching, Property, Construction and Project Management, 
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Collaborative Learning: Ideas for Preparing TAs or Peer Facilitators for Their Important Roles

Some instructors would like to institute collaborative learning or peer-led problem solving in sessions outside of the large lecture section. Due to the size of many classes at institutions like the University of Minnesota, that means that these sessions are likely facilitated by graduate and/or undergraduate TAs. 266 more words

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Active learning in large classes: a gallery ‘walk’ with a 100 students

Active learning in large classrooms is difficult but not impossible – here is one example of an active learning technique developed for small classrooms, the gallery walk, which I have successfully re-purposed for a class of 100 (but I see no real upper limit on class size with the modified version of this activity). 383 more words


Of Peer Learning and Being Filmed Teaching

Being filmed when teaching …

and other peer review tools

I was not so much thrown by my colleague’s presence in the seminar room, but by the video camera. 488 more words

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'I'm Not Thick!': The Problem with Differentiation

In my NQT year when I began teaching in a PRU, I spent hours every night preparing differentiated lesson plans.

Providing different tasks for students of different ability is firmly embedded in PGCE and teach first training. 561 more words


Peer learning at its best

I was fortunate enough today to witness the benefits of peer learning at its best.

I confess to dismissing peer learning as a means to assist the teacher and keep gifted students busy. 169 more words

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From Flipped Classrooms to Flipping with Peer Instruction

In a recent article on flipped learning in USA Today, Nancy Lape of Harvey Mudd College reports finding no statistical difference in students’ learning in a study comparing a “flipped” and a lecture-based classroom.   1,633 more words

Peer Instruction

hasnainzafar reblogged this on hasnainzafar and commented:

Great post of peer learning and flipped classroom. Thanks for sharing. :)