Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Educational Links 3/22/18

31 Surprising Facts About Learning

Some Teachers Who Are Assaulted by Students Don't Tell Anyone, Study Finds

Meet 4 Women Revolutionizing STEM in the Classroom

Why an 'interleaving' curriculum could improve knowledge retention

What are the keys to Effective Student Collaborative Learning?

The changing role of literacy today, part 2

Ed Department Set to Abandon IDEA Site That Crashed

“How Smart Do You Make Others Around You?” Has Been A Useful Question For Me To Ask In Class

Several days ago, I saw a tweet from Amy Fast sharing a quote from author/researcher Shawn Achor:
Before, we could only ask questions like “How smart are you?” or “How creative are you?” or “How hard do you work?” But now, we can ask the bigger questions: “How smart do you make others around you?” “How much creativity do you inspire?” “How much does your drive become contagious to a team or family?”
In other words, according to his research,  a person’s future individual success depends on one’s effectiveness with those last three “bigger questions.”

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