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The “Smart” questions facing education
The purpose of education
What should I be teaching? Be on the curriculum?
What “literacy” should I be teaching my class?
How power and ideology influence teaching and learning
How can “mindset” affect our learning?
How can I motivate my students?
How should children be grouped – to stream or not to stream?
What actually works – Making learning visible, John Hattie
The relationships between teaching and learning
How is technology changing education?
What are effective strategies that I can use to support my students?
How can I elicit my students’ understandings? (e.g. visible thinking routines)
21st C tools
Constructivist, social and situational
Humanism and motivational
Miscellaneous theories and models
A space to discuss, research and share the "Smart" questions facing education. Posts are organised under some of these "Smart" questions that educators are being asked or asking themselves, as well as showing the most recent posts on the home page.
THEORY – Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
THEORY: Learning music gives you a mental work out
IDEA: Action research
THEORY: Bjork files – Desirable Difficulties
THEORY: Bjork files – How I learned to love forgetting
THEORY: Bjork files – Retrieval induced forgetting
THEORY: The Bjork files – testing is not all bad
SUMMARY: Writing Next: Effective strategies to improve writing
IDEA: Learning’s dirty little secret
IDEA: Hacking Education
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