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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: Carol Dweck, the growth mindset for children (Part 2 of 3)
IDEAS: Visible thinking – Thinking routines part 2
IDEA: What kind of action do we want to inspire?
IDEA: How do you promote professional development?
THEORY: DAP Developmentally Appropriate Practice (Part 2): The Aesthetic Domain
DISCUSSION: Some thought-provoking questions
TEACHING IDEAS: How to improve your teaching
Evidence-based education: What is auto ethnography?
DISCUSSION: Erasers/rubbers – to use or not to use in the classroom?
THEORY – DAP: Developmentally Appropriate Practice
IDEA: Action research
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