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Forgetting is part of our nature

You didn’t tell us to read that chapter.

I didn’t know there was a test today!

I was supposed to take out the garbage?

How often do we share an important piece of information with our students — or children or colleagues or friends, for that matter — and find the next day, they’ve completely forgotten? 611 more words

Front Lines

Transcribing audio with less pain

Like so many people I’ve never really liked transcribing audio, for example from interviews or focus groups. It is time-consuming and boring. Of course, you can outsource this but that unfortunately costs money. 321 more words

Education Research

Notes on Hofstadter's Philosophy of Education: Relevant Higher Ed Points

In the course of thinking about Richard Hofstadter’s philosophy of education (broadly), I just reread his 1968 Columbia University commencement address.[1] The primary existential event in relation to his address was the “forcible occupation” of Columbia buildings by war protestors. 604 more words

New Year's Observations: Supporting Educational Change & Teachers

I read an article the other day in Edweek about a recent study of teachers regarding the many educational reforms/changes they have seen and been asked to implement in the last couple of years. 689 more words


Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Information_CFP_PEC_2018

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (CFP_2018)

“Problems of Education in the 21st Century” 325 more words

Improving School Culture & Climate

California has been experimenting with an accountability model called the School Quality Improvement Index which uses academic, social-emotional learning, and school culture and climate factors to measure how well public schools are performing. 806 more words

Education Research

Abstract: The role of dialogic argumentation in science education for decision-making

I will submit my PhD thesis for examination this afternoon. Here is the abstract.

A common rationale for science education is that learning science improves decision-making. 788 more words