Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

Ask a Tech Teacher

On the day of the Socratic Seminar, they listen to classmates, challenge what they hear by building an argument based on what they have read and heard, and in so doing critically think about not only their opinions but those of classmates. If the students misunderstand a concept (like a Socratic Seminar I watched on “ What is Capitalism “), then the conversation has little chance to arrive at the truth behind the questions. 2009) The First Days of School.

“Never give up, learn as much as possible, look for new scientific achievements and inventions and embody them immediately.” -Liudmyla Talashkevych, Ukraine

Daily Edventures

For Microsoft Innovative Educator Liudmyla Talashkevych, the journey started in 2009 when she was?chosen This professional development program brings international teachers to the United States for six weeks of academic seminars at a… Beyond the Classroom Building Teacher Capacity Change Management and Culture of Innovation education Information Leadership and Strategic Innovation People Personalized Learning

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Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

Teacher Reboot Camp

She started working in the language industry in 2009 as one-to-one language tutor in a school of languages in Rome. She believes in the continuing professional development, thus, she attends several seminars and webinars related to teaching English as a foreign language and interacts with a highly qualified PLN. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! . “Emotion helps us screen, organize and prioritize the information that bombards us.

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5 Tips to Triumph over Test Prep

The CoolCatTeacher

In 2009, she turned her passion for helping other teachers into a career as an educational consultant based in Brooklyn, NY. As founder of Due Season Press and Educational Services, she’s created 4 books , 2 webinars , a blog , podcast , curriculum resources , and conducts seminars in schools around the world. This post written by Angela Watson. Maintaining balance is impossible without a clearly defined vision for why you teach.

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Goal: From the Heart to the Mind

Teacher Reboot Camp

She started working in the language industry in 2009 as one-to-one language tutor in a school of languages in Rome. She believes in the continuing professional development, thus, she attends several seminars and webinars related to teaching English as a foreign language and interacts with a highly qualified PLN. Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward ! . “Emotion helps us screen, organize and prioritize the information that bombards us.

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EDUCAUSE 2015: my sessions and some observations

Bryan Alexander

Tuesday morning was my preconference seminar on “Building an Emerging Technology and Futures Capacity in Your Organization” The goal here wasn’t to present on future trends for education and technology, but rather to help campus information professionals figure out how to better think about the future themselves. If you’re interested in more on this, I have a very short and accessible 2009 EDUCAUSE Review article which introduces methods.

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Live Event Wednesday - EPA WaterSense/WasteWater Curriculum Materials

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This Wednesday, March 2nd, at 12 noon US Pacific Time / 3 pm US Eastern the EPA WaterSense and WasteWater Education will present a free hour seminar to introduce home school, elementary and high school teachers to the curriculum materials available from USEPA to promote March 14-20, 2011 "Fix A Leak Week!" The session will start promptly at 3pm EST. In 2009, EPA WaterSense''s 2,100 partners collectively saved over 36 BILLION gallons of precious drinking water.

What I Learned Because of School

A Principal's Reflections

With this program I was able to comfort frightened incoming freshmen during orientation, raise money to assist victims of the genocide in Darfur, and attend inspirational seminars about leadership and ethical issues. In the fall of 2009 I went on a field trip to Wall Street with my AP History class. Last month I unveiled the first ever guest post on my blog written by one of my students.

“Never give up, learn as much as possible, look for new scientific achievements and inventions and embody them immediately.” -Liudmyla Talashkevych, Ukraine

Daily Edventures

For Microsoft Innovative Educator Liudmyla Talashkevych, the journey started in 2009 when she was?chosen This professional development program brings international teachers to the United States for six weeks of academic seminars at a host university. And while Talashkevych has come a long way since those first days in 2009, she recognizes there are still obstacles to overcome. Liudmyla?Talashkevych Talashkevych ?. English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher. Novoyegorovka?School

An audience with.

Learning with 'e's

I published the results of the study in 2009, revealing that when they were aware of an audience, students raised their game. I invited Dan to co-present with me at the ALT-C Conference in Manchester in 2009. students took part in presenting at research seminars in Darmstadt, Warsaw and Cork. Subsequently, each of them presented their work at the Plymouth Enhanced Learning Conferences in 2009, 2010 and 2011. We learn best when we are fully involved in the process.

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

Edsurge

It implemented a 1:1 device-to-student model in its middle schools in 2009, and expanded that to high schools in 2013. Some seminars, titled “What to Consider When Selling into Schools from a Marketing Perspective” and “How to Engage Educators, Create Communities, Gain Purchasers and Brand Fans” has raised concerns that MAPLE may offer a channel for LearnLaunch-supported companies to sell their products into schools.

The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

Edsurge

In the Minerva Project, TAL is much more interested in the technology that allows the company to run online, asynchronous seminars (dubbed “ The Active Learning Forum ”) than launching new universities. Sinovation Ventures , a venture firm founded in 2009 by Google’s former chief in China. “ You Can’t Make Movies Without China.” So states a recent Wall Street Journal report on the tens of billions of dollars that Chinese companies have poured on U.S. film and production studios.

When They Read But Don’t Understand

TeachThought - Learn better.

While the average score of 288 was unchanged from 2009 – and two points higher than in 2005, which represented a nadir for the reading score – it was lower than the average of 292 back in 1992. . Yet, I knew from seminar discussions and feedback on papers that my performance was weaker than it should have been. When They Read But Don’t Understand: The Leap From Decoding To Comprehension. by Grant Wiggins , Authentic Education.

When They Read But Don’t Understand

TeachThought - Learn better.

While the average score of 288 was unchanged from 2009 – and two points higher than in 2005, which represented a nadir for the reading score – it was lower than the average of 292 back in 1992. . Yet, I knew from seminar discussions and feedback on papers that my performance was weaker than it should have been. When They Read But Don’t Understand: The Leap From Decoding To Comprehension. by Grant Wiggins , Authentic Education.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

This talk was delivered at Virginia Commonwealth University today as part of a seminar co-sponsored by the Departments of English and Sociology. 2009 – the phones in their pockets. The slides are also available here. Thank you very much for inviting me here to speak today.

Week of February 27, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

EPA WaterSense and WasteWater Education will present a free hour seminar to introduce home school, elementary and high school teachers to the curriculum materials available from USEPA to promote March 14-20, 2011 "Fix A Leak Week!" In 2009, EPA WaterSense''s 2,100 partners collectively saved over 36 BILLION gallons of precious drinking water.

Education Technology and the 'New' For-Profit Higher Education

Hack Education

Throughout the presidential campaign, Trump insisted that students consistently gave the seminars positive reviews and that the Better Business Bureau had given Trump University an A+ rating – a claim that the BBB clarified , pointing out that when it was in operation, there were multiple complaints by consumers and the rating dropped as low as D-. Trump University promised that the instructors for the real-estate and business seminars were “hand-picked” by Trump.