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EVRIDIKI DAKOS's Groups (5)

  • The New Teacher Mentoring Project

    190 members Latest Activity: on Saturday

    • To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of…

  • Bloggers Support Group

    215 members Latest Activity: Feb 7, 2013 The purpose of this group is to provide a place for new, intermediate and veteran bloggers to discuss best practices for blogging as well as to…

  • New Teachers

    64 members Latest Activity: Dec 1, 2013 This is a group for new teachers with questions, stories, and answers about the profession. Share your experiences and give encouragement.…

  • Edchat

    564 members Latest Activity: Jul 26 Join this group to extend the discussion of edchat topics!

  • 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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The New Teacher Mentoring Project

To collaborate and find best practices and to mentor and support new and pre-service teachers in K-12 and higher education institutes of learning worldwide for online and offline learning.The New Teacher Mentoring project can help you navigate through your first few years of teaching with a virtual mentor.You can also find support by following Lisa Dabbs @teachingwthsoul and joining …See More
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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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