Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Educational Links 7/20/17

Project Based Learning is a Roller Coaster

The Search for Real-World STEM Problems

Why losing control of your classroom is a good thing

'Too often, bullies are empowered by schools that fail to effectively sanction them'

10 Summer Learning Apps and Games for Tweens and Teens

First Day of Class Activities that Create a Climate for Learning

Encouraging good judgement in students

Students need good judgment to successfully navigate the sea of information in their academic lives, as well as for the social and emotional choices and decisions that they will inevitably face. For all of this, students require the executive function of judgment to monitor their understanding and interpretation. Judgment is critical for thoughtful consideration of their choices and the consequences of their actions. In this post, I'll suggest ways that you can activate your students' neuroplasticity to strengthen their brains' developing neural networks that support judgment.