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Why Are We Still Assigning Homework? #IMMOOC

I went to a workshop recently and we got assigned “pre-work”, which is just another way to say homework for adults. Right before the workshop started you would have thought that we were a bunch of high school students if you just heard the conversations. 1,573 more words

Learning And Teaching

The 2017-18 EDU, ELT/ELL and EDTECH Conference Calendar for Canım Türkiyem…Ver 1.0

Sevgili Hocalarim,

I really wanted to get this one out by the first of the month (last month!) – but kept hoping that a few others would be confirmed. 751 more words

ELT And ELL

First Drafts Always Suck #IMMOOC

First drafts always suck.- Ed Catmull

I have been reading Creativity, Inc by Ed Catmull and this line has been stuck in my head.  It has resonated with me because I think this is exactly opposite of how we often expect learners to perform and to be perfect too often in school.  748 more words

Learning And Teaching

Guest Blog: Postgraduate Students Face Funding Pressures

By Woody Whittick, MPA student at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

The Scottish Government have made many strong commitments to education – not least of which is the commitment to ‘free’ education for undergraduates. 691 more words

Learning And Teaching

10 Characteristics of Learner Centered Experiences  

Education Reimagined defines the paradigm shift from teacher-centered to learner-centered as shifting how we see learners and their critical role in their own learning now, and throughout their lives. 1,944 more words

Katie Martin

Semester in Quebec: Ice fishing, underground tunnels and independence

Last Thursday’s get-together for our Year 3 and 4 students and our HNU Translation and Interpreting class was a chance for them to exchange thoughts and tips on… 864 more words

University Of Stirling

Moving from Consuming to Innovating #IMMOOC

There is a common saying in education lately that we need kids to create not consume. I definitely want to see learners creating and not just consuming (or regurgitating facts). 854 more words

Katie Martin