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What Makes for Good Learning Experiences?

The more we try to to help build the talents of every student and help every learner succeed in school, the more we have to be deliberate about creating good learning experiences in our classrooms. 744 more words

Resources for the Gifted & Talented

It is not a popular topic in education today, arguably it probably was not ever given attention by the demands of the masses. But, gifted and talented education (GATE) or talented and gifted programs (TAG) address the learning needs of the students at the other end of the spectrum. 1,393 more words

Slice Of Life Challenge

Library Orientation

Student orientation in academic libraries presents certain challenges. Staffing in libraries is always stretched, but add to that a demanding and time consuming intervention like library orientation and some creativity becomes necessary to ensure that sufficient staff are deployed with the right resources to make it a success. 763 more words

Academic Libraries

High Impact Practice: Improving Student Learning

Higher Education in the UK is catching on to a phenomenon that has preoccupied US Higher Education research for some time – assessment of the impact of tertiary study on progression in student learning.  742 more words

Higher Education

Literacy Blog: Fluency

Fluency –The ability to read with speed, accuracy, and proper expression [1]. “In order to understand what they read, children must be able to read fluently whether they are reading aloud or silently” (Reading Rockets, 2017). 377 more words

Education

Reflecting on a Thinking, Feeling, Doing, Sharing Encounter with Art

EDITOR’S NOTE: After I read the inspiring post (shared below) by the amazing Susan Harris MacKay, who serves as Director of Teaching and Learning at our own Portland Children’s Museum, I immediately wanted to share it with the ArtMuseumTeaching community.   2,254 more words

Spotlight On Practice

Let's Focus on the Learning

As you move through the state and talk with educators about their technology initiatives, too often the conversations have focused on laptops and tablets and folks wondering if we could find devices that were less expensive. 266 more words