Category Archive: teaching

Aug 23

35 Psychology-Based Critical Thinking Strategies

35 Psychology-Based Critical Thinking Strategies  

Jul 06

Interleaved Learning

Tanmay Vora (@tnvora) has two very nice sketchnotes and associated articles on learning. Tanmay Vora’s associated articles are here: How Our Brain Learns Which is adapted from the article (by Belle Beth Cooper) 6 important things you should know about how your brain learns (#6 is Interleaved Learning) When Does Real Learning Happen? I was …

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Nov 03

OK Everybody get your shoes on….

I like to use the following story of a parent interacting with their 3-year-old to make a point. Parent: “OK Everybody get your shoes on.” 3-year-old: “Why?” Parent: “Because we need to get in the van.” 3-year-old: “Why?” Parent: “Because we need to go to WalMart.” 3-year-old: “Why?” Parent: “Because we need to get some …

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Oct 04

Top 20 Principles from Psychology for PreK–12 Teaching and Learning

Top 20 Principles from Psychology for PreK–12 Teaching and Learning https://www.apa.org/ed/schools/cpse/top-twenty-principles.pdf

Feb 16

Why Johnny Can’t Add Without a Calculator

Link “Technology is doing to math education what industrial agriculture did to food: making it efficient, monotonous, and low-quality.” This is pretty (OK, quite) negative on technology.  I don’t think it claims (or the reader should conclude) that all technology is bad. It offers some very realistic concerns.  The article is fairly extensive.