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Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement: Chapters 5-6

After reading chapters 5 & 6, please share your thoughts on any of the following reflection questions:

How is your school assessing student learning, and why? 26 more words

Professional Learning

does it help when we give handouts to students?

I seem to be asking a lot of questions in my posts lately.

Recently a teaching colleague pointed me at a post entitled 5 common teaching practices I’m kicking to the curb… 348 more words


Technology and its Softer side to Learning

Much has been written on the topic of incorporating technology into the classroom, all in the name of increasing student success through increased engagement. Technology has been an important factor in the concept of the… 446 more words

Community College

U. of Georgia Bets $4.4 Million That Small Classes Can Bolster Learning (CHE)

The University of Georgia will hire more teaching-focused faculty members and cut enrollments in hundreds of courses.

This has worked for UPRM for decades!

Read the CHE article (requires suscription)  13 more words


Education Makes Unhappy

Why would you want to learn when the outcome of it is that you still have to learn more? Gargantua, the famous character created by Rabelais (1), knew this all along and decided to pursue his happiness instead. 378 more words

Student Learning

Google and Learning Analytics. Presented by Blake Seufert

The “Transforming Learning and Teaching with Practical Analytics” project hosted a presentation by Blake Seufert at RMIT University on 20 August, 2015. Blake is a Google trainer and Systems Manager at McKinnon Secondary College in Melbourne.  37 more words

should we stop students using laptops during lectures?

I guess it depends on what they’re using their laptops for.

Most days when I come in at the back of the lecture room & walk down to the front, I’ll see a lot of laptops open & in use. 1,157 more words