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Student Autonomy as Classroom Management

Or playground management, in this case.

In Eric Jensen’s books Teaching with Poverty in Mind and Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind, I’ve encountered the idea of using student choice as a classroom management strategy. 359 more words

LIS

The Gift of Failure -- Old School Is in Session!

Yesterday I wrote this book review on Goodreads. Today I post it here and on my education blog, RAMS English II the Sequel. And in school this afternoon, I will read an excerpt at a meeting of school leaders, especially as regards the opening of our electronic grading software to parents. 1,210 more words

Education

A New Education Paradigm

Yong Zhao @YongZhaoUO

http://zhaolearning.com/

http://zhaolearning.com/category/blog/

http://www.slideshare.net/uocunescochair/world-lass-learners

Last week at the World Education Leaders Conference 2015, held in Singapore I attended Yong Zhao’s master class session titled ‘Designing and developing an education for the age of globalisation’. 810 more words

Professional Learning Community

Turning Your Class into a Game, Part 4: Giving Students Meaningful Choices

This post is a bonus post of sorts, since I only intended to write three posts in this series. But, as I was writing each, I was also designing the game that my fall FYC students will play and, as I was doing so, I began to really understand just how important having meaningful choices is in the games that I like to play. 2,097 more words

Instructional Design

Turning Your Class into a Game, Part 3: Rewarding Effort

In my last two posts, I covered two aspects of turning your class into a game: creating the experience and designing experience systems. In this post, I’m going to cover the third aspect: rewarding effort. 1,968 more words

Instructional Design

Student Autonomy

Empowering Students In the Classroom

When I think of change that needs to happen in Education, my immediate thought goes toward student autonomy. To be autonomous as a student is to be able to independently manage the freedom one has in the classroom, while maintaining a harmonious relationship with the teacher.

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Student Autonomy

Empowering Students In the Classroom

When I think of change that needs to happen in Education, my immediate thought goes toward student autonomy. To be autonomous as a student is to be able to independently manage the freedom one has in the classroom, while maintaining a harmonious relationship with the teacher.

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