Learning Styles Don’t Exist

Learning Styles Don’t Exist

Hi, my name is Dan Willingham. I’m a cognitive psychologist and neuroscientist, and I’m also a professor at the University of Virginia. I’m going to talk to you today about learning styles and how cognitive psychologists know….that they don’t exist Now the basic idea of learning styles seems to make a lot of sense. The

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Service Learning: Real-Life Applications for Learning

Service Learning: Real-Life Applications for Learning

>>Tom: When we’re producing food, there’s that purpose and that brings relevance. It’s all about student engagement and by engagement, I’m not talking about just paying attention. I’m talking about like an emotional, psychological commitment to their learning.>>Anne: We’re always studying these things in the context of this classroom or in a textbook, and that’s

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Goals, Objectives, and Learning Outcomes

Goals, Objectives, and Learning Outcomes

Every syllabus should have three main components: goals, objectives, and learning outcomes. We may even use these words in our assignments and activities. These three terms often accompany one another, but what do they mean and how do they differ? We can think of these as encircling categories. GOALS are the largest category, usually relating

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5 Keys to Social and Emotional Learning Success

5 Keys to Social and Emotional Learning Success

>>Pamela: Social-Emotional skills are the essential skills for success in school, work and life.>>Natalie: Social-Emotional learning centers their mind and body. It reduces their emotional tension, so they can be open to new content and material. We find that academic outcomes increase exponentially when students are nurtured, loved and cared for. That we get much

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Learning Creative Learning 2017

Learning Creative Learning 2017

Are you interested in helping kids develop as creative thinkers? Would you like to explore how kids can design, create, and express themselves with new technologies? Would you like to meet educators, designers, and others who share your interests? Then Learning Creative Learning is the online course for you The course is organized by our

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What is a Learning Map?

What is a Learning Map?

The Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment System is a new assesment designed to more validly measure what students with significant cognitive disability know and can do. This video will briefly describe one what a learning map is; two how the map is able to measure variable pathways to still acquisition; and three basic learning map

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