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Peers and iPads

English Class second graders showed English Class first graders how use iPads properly today. The children were paired off in partners or groups of three. The second graders showed how to hold the iPad properly, how to operate it, including closing app’s and when and how to charge the iPad. 84 more words

Education In Pori, Finland

Crossing Borders: Empowering Teachers to Support Discipline-related Extracurricular Activity (ECA)

This week Cathy Leahy has interviewed Noel Maloney, program coordinator of Professional Screenwriting in the School of Media and Communication, about his work in researching  738 more words


The Power of Peer Learning (and How to Promote It)

Peer learning can be defined as the acquisition of knowledge and skill through
active helping and supporting among status equals or matched companions. It
involves people from similar social groupings who are not professional teachers helping each other to learn and learning themselves by so doing…many schools might think they are implementing , when all they are really doing is putting children together and hoping for the best (

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Instructional Design

Constructing Your Education Through Peer Learning

One of the most basic problems with education in K-12 schools is the idea that teachers tell and students learn. This one dimensional way of understanding how learning works is easy to remember and makes sense on its surface. 524 more words



Mirjam Neelen & Paul A. Kirschner

Peer learning; the term is sweeping the current world of workplace learning. Everyone seems to agree that peer learning is required and can be awesome in workplace learning. 934 more words

Instructional Designers

Peer learning.

I have been a student and now I am a teacher. Formal learning in classroom situations is important for many but often I think the best learning experiences and the most memorable are those we learn with and from our peers. 651 more words



All good things come in threes. This is not only a rule in writing but in education as well. A story has a) a beginning, b) a middle, and c) an ending. 448 more words

Learning Environments