Monday, February 15, 2016

Educational Links 2/16/16

How Engineering Class in 9th Grade Can Excite Diverse Learners

http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/02/15/how-engineering-class-in-9th-grade-can-excite-diverse-learners/ 

Student Autonomy, Compliance, and Intrinsic Motivation

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/student-autonomy-compliance-and-intrinsic-motivation-maurice-elias 

Why Schools Need to Do a Better Job of Teaching Speaking Skills

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2016/02/10/why-schools-need-to-improve-teaching-speaking.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB 

9 Surprising Facts About Learning and Attention Issues 

https://www.understood.org/en/learning-attention-issues/getting-started/what-you-need-to-know/9-surprising-facts-about-learning-and-attention-issues 

Can music help you learn? The brain can do some incredible things while listening to music

http://www.aol.com/article/2016/02/05/can-music-help-you-learn-the-brain-can-do-some-incredible-thing/21308533/?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00001348 

Why veteran teachers aren't surprised young people are shunning the profession

http://www.latimes.com/local/politics/la-me-pol-sac--cap-teachers-20160215-column.html 

Every school wants ‘good’ teachers — but what does ‘good’ actually mean?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/02/05/every-school-wants-good-teachers-but-what-does-good-actually-mean/ 

What is a “good” teacher? A teacher who raises student test scores? Who gets students interested in subjects they thought were boring? Who inspires students to be more thoughtful people?

 

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