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Work gives you purpose

There have been times where I have found work to be stressful. When this happens, I make a list of things I need to do and focus on taking action immediately to get started. 476 more words

當出色的學生遇上沉悶的教師

英華小學林浣心校長說:「當我還是學生時,已感到課堂很沉悶。這種強烈的感覺,使我成為老師後,一直思考如何能夠引起孩子的學習動機。」

無獨有偶,台灣翻轉教學大師張輝誠小時候老師只會填鴨,不鼓勵思考,不准許發言。多年後他成為老師,發展出台灣版的翻轉教學:「學思達」,思就是思考,達就是表達。

Throwing Away Essays

Yesterday I read an essay by a college freshman that began with the paragraph below.

“Alright class, pick up your pencils and write me an essay about something that will bore you to death”. 431 more words

Education

Daily Quote - Ignacio Estrada

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach,

maybe we should teach the way they learn”

Ignacio Estrada

Learning

Eminence-Based Education or the Terror of Famous & Shameless Eduquacks

Paul A. Kirschner & Mirjam Neelen

The seed of this blog was sown in a podcast trilogy by Freakonomics on what is or could potentially go wrong in the medical world and the history of those mistakes ( 2,082 more words

Learning Professionals

Retention Tension

Why is there a chronic and severe teacher recruitment and retention problem?
The DfE (department for education) keep trundling out the same old PR excuses every time they are asked. 411 more words

Class Rules

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Shandaken Historical Museum,

Pine Hill, New York

Thanks to Museum Director Kathleen Myers for drawing my attention to this. The museum itself is housed in a former school house, dating back to 1925.

Life