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hbarlaam's Groups (8)

  • 21st Century Science Educators

    72 members Latest Activity: Nov 9, 2013 How can science teachers best use the tools of today, without sacrificing lab experiences or inquiry?

  • Inquiry

    27 members Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2013 A group for teachers using inquiry in their classrooms.

  • Biology Teachers

    20 members Latest Activity: Mar 30, 2013 Just want to link up with any Biology teachers out there.

  • Science Teachers

    44 members Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2013 Connect with other science teachers from around the globe and share innovative ideas or thoughts on science education

  • Brain Based Teaching

    135 members Latest Activity: Jun 19 A group of educators interested in maximizing student potential through the use of brain-based teaching techniques. Teach to the way the brain…

  • Diigo

    143 members Latest Activity: Mar 6 How are you using Diigo in learning environments? This research tool has a great deal of potential for individuals and groups looking to grow…

  • Using Probing Questions in Science

    5 members Latest Activity: Oct 17, 2013

    A group where educators can collaborate on creating probing questions that identify misconceptions related to science concepts inlcuding, but not…

  • Project-Based Learning (PBL)

    290 members Latest Activity: Jun 19 This group is for those who implement the project-based learning model or want to learn more about it.

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Methods: Tradition vs. Relevance

This morning I read a post from a higher education educator about the negative effects of Tech in lectures. The author was perplexed when he realized a great many students in his lecture hall were paying attention to Facebook, or attending to email during the course of a two-hour lecture. His school chose to ban tech devices from the lecture hall. Additionally, students were required to use nametags, so that the lecturer could address individual students with questions during the lecture. This…See More
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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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Don't Give Homework!

Episode 76: The Bedley Bros interview Alfie Kohn about his philosophy that homework is a bad idea. http://www.alfiekohn.org Mr. Kohn is a leading voice in ed...
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