Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams Also referred to as the Last Lecture, this is a lecture x Randy Pausch wrote so his kids would remember him. A computer science prof, a husband and a father, Randy had … Continue reading
Student engagement is a good predictor of student knowledge acquisition and general cognitive development. Engagement, in turn, is a function of active learning and motivation. Fortunately, much research has been done on understanding motivation. How can you Measure Student Engagement? … Continue reading
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Amber Donovan contributed this questioning technique. “I learned this technique in another course and tried it out the last time I taught and it worked so well, I was shocked and excited at the results: I gave each student 3 … Continue reading
There’s many articles written on how to ask questions. Here’s some that I liked: Questions Engaging Students through effective questions Questioning Skills to Engage Students Questioning Techniques. “Good learning starts with questions, not answers”. This article provides a wealth of … Continue reading
If you want students to ask questions, the culture in your classroom has to support them in that. Building a culture of inquiry means fostering an atmosphere where asking and answering questions is safe. Here are some articles to get … Continue reading
The ARCS Model of Motivational Design, created by John Keller is based on Tolman’s and Lewin’s expectancy-value theory, which assumes that people are motivated to learn if there they expect success in learning it and value the knowledge presented. The … Continue reading
Here are some articles on using grading, not grading and failure as motivational strategies. Kinser, R. (December 4, 2012). Grade changes: Using marks to motivate students. Education Week. This article is about using grading practices for motivational purposes while protecting … Continue reading