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Week 7: TPACK Research

Olofson, M., Swallow, M., & Neumann, M. (2016). TPACKing: A constructivist framing of TPACK to analyze teachers’ construction of knowledge. Computers & Education, 95, 188-201.DOI: 10.1016/j.compedu.2015.12.010… 340 more words

Retrieval: the key to learning success

As outlined in their book, Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, authors Brown, Roediger III and McDaniel outline a very potent learning strategy: Retrieval Practice. 624 more words

What even is "pedagogy"?

Education is commonly considered one of the most important practices we can provide for ourselves and others in our lifetimes. Ironically (or perhaps fittingly), education is also something reserved for the few and the privileged. 1,274 more words

The Power of Names

We take people’s names and the power they possess for granted. After all, the first piece of information we collect from people before we communicate with them is often their name. 1,306 more words

How I use Padlet to track student inquiry

Padlet is a free, online, bulletin-board style collaboration tool that has multiple potential classroom applications.

I first started using Padlet to create virtual exit-slips, and it works very effectively for this purpose. 611 more words

10 Tips for Establishing an LGBTQ Student-Led Group at Your School

By Liz Bergren

Starting a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) group can be an exciting time for your school or organization. When you have made the decision to form this group, know that you will be doing something extremely important for the LGBTQ students you work with. 1,138 more words

Teaching Strategies

Heads Up Number Game

My French 1 students needed more practice reviewing numbers, so we played Bingo and a modified version of Heads Up.  Students loved playing it and it got them speaking and listening to numbers.   90 more words