6 Months of Education Related Tweets (A – G)

For those of you that don’t follow my Twitter feed (@ProfNancyNelson), here’s a categorized recap of my tweets from August until the end of January:

ACTIVE LEARNING
Some questions to answer about the elements of active learning in our classrooms http://www.teachthought.com/learning/experiential-learning-just-hands-doesnt-mean-minds/

This crossed my desk today and its definitely worth a glance when planning activities for your class http://sevenwaysoflearning.com/the-seven-ways/

Some ideas on how to deal with students who resist active learning http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/strategies-preventing-student-resistance/

ASSESSMENT
Even the NY Times is weighing in on assessment … http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/23/sunday-review/studying-for-the-test-by-taking-it.html

I’ve used most of these formative assessment tools in my classroom with good success http://www.edutopia.org/blog/5-fast-formative-assessment-tools-vicki-davis

BLENDED LEARNING
An infographic with15 tips for facilitating online discussion http://www.edudemic.com/online-discussion-tips/

CRITICAL THINKING
Some useful techniques that may encourage critical thinking in our students http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/instructional-design/unlocking-mystery-critical-thinking/

Bloom’s Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/12/blooms-critical-thinking-questions-to.html

Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/12/terrific-mini-guide-to-help-students.html

Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/12/critical-thinking-questions-students.html

CURRICULUM
Try this 5 minute lesson plan template (scroll to bottom) for quick outcome to assessment planning http://teachertoolkit.me/the-5-minute-lesson-plan/

A look at the roles content can play in our courses http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/course-content-can-fulfill-multiple-roles/

DISTRACTION
Hopefully this type of resource (and the findings of their research) will be available to us all soon https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2014/12/02/essay-calls-professors-start-teaching-students-about-distraction-and-attention

EVALUATION
As we approach midterm time here are 7 mistakes to avoid when writing multiple-choice questions http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/educational-assessment/seven-mistakes-avoid-writing-multiple-choice-questions/

Is it time to update your assignments? http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/better-assignments/

As we approach the end of semester, some thoughts on the usefulness of final exams http://www.pittnews.com/opinions/article_a1fe7a76-7ea0-11e4-b64c-ef5173dced14.html?mode=jqm

An older article but worth a read at the beginning of term … Multiple Choice Exam Theory http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/multiple-choice-exam-theory/45275

FEEDBACK
This talks about feedback in business, but it certainly applies to us as we evaluate our students http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/06/everything-you-need-to-know-about-negative-feedback/

Looking to provide valuable feedback without increasing your workload? http://www.huntingenglish.com/2014/09/27/feedback-feed-forward/

FLIPPED LEARNING
Some thoughts on the flipped classroom http://thejournal.com/Articles/2014/09/03/Blending-Face-to-Face-and-Flipping.aspx?m=2&Page=1

Top 10 Free Screencasting Alternatives for your flipped classroom http://elearningindustry.com/top-10-free-camtasia-studio-alternatives

I’ve moved many of my presentations online, but hadn’t thought of having students post their presentations http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-with-technology-articles/maximize-class-time-moving-student-presentations-online/

Should you flip your classroom? http://www.edutopia.org/blog/flipped-classroom-ramsey-musallam

Modifying the Flipped Classroom: The “In-Class” Version http://www.edutopia.org/blog/flipped-classroom-in-class-version-jennifer-gonzalez

Ten Questions You Should Ask Before You Flip Your Classroom http://jonbergmann.com/new-to-the-flipped-classroom-10-things-to-consider-before-you-start/

A different way of thinking about flipped learning http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/castingoutnines/2015/01/22/three-evolving-thoughts-about-flipped-learning/?cid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en

GENERAL
We can all use some tips on how to be more efficient in managing our time. Read Dan Ariely’s tips … http://time.com/3577076/be-efficient-secrets-to-managing-your-time/

Get your students to write SMART goals? Maybe CLEAR goals would be better … http://99u.com/workbook/37467/forget-smart-goals-set-clear-goals-instead

GROUP WORK
10 recommendations for improving group work http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/10-recommendations-improving-group-work/

Try out some group work strategies to ensure students pull their weight http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/students-riding-coattails-group-work-five-simple-ideas-try/

GROWTH MINDSET
Are you helping your students establish a growth mindset? http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2014/12/growth-mindset-reflective-questions-for.html

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