2015 Tweets (D – K)

A continuation of the 2015 Tweet summary from @ProfNancyNelson

DELIBERATE PRACTICE
4 Aspects of Deliberate Practice that can help you learn faster and better
http://www.dumblittleman.com/2015/09/4-things-experts-learn-faster.html

EDUCATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
Improve educational effectiveness by changing the learner not the teacher
https://thesedablog.wordpress.com/2014/06/06/53ideas-8-it-has-more-impact-on-educational-effectiveness-to-change-learners-than-it-does-to-change-teachers/

ENGAGING STUDENTS
Strategies For engaging students With Video
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/5-strategies-engaging-students-with-video

Let’s all strive to have engaged students instead of compliant ones!
http://www.justintarte.com/2015/06/the-engaged-student-vs-compliant-student.html

How conducive to student engagement and learning is your classroom?
http://elearninginfographics.com/design-can-impact-learning-engagement-classrooms/

What can we do to keep students engaged? Some ideas based on why students say we lose them
http://pernillesripp.com/2015/09/06/why-are-they-disengaged-my-students-told-me-why/

26 Impulses that Sustain Engagement
http://elearninginfographics.com/26-impulses-sustain-engagement-infographic

Take a look at these just published results of the 2015 National Survey of Student Engagement

Click to access NSSE_2015_Annual_Results.pdf

Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/golden-rules-for-engaging-students-nicolas-pino-james

FEEDBACK
An interesting way to get constructive quality of instruction-related feedback from students
http://www.ferris.edu/htmls/academics/center/services/sgid/

A how-to on using Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats for critical thinking or to provide feedback …
https://allthingsacademic.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/providing-meaningful-feedback/

Some thoughts on giving feedback
http://99u.com/articles/41263/why-its-selfish-to-avoid-giving-negative-feedback

Three reasons to give feedback: clarification, increasing students’ effort, or to improving students’ aspirations
http://www.learningspy.co.uk/leadership/two-stars-and-a-bloody-wish/

Should we be aiming for student engagement or empowerment?
https://kwhobbes.wordpress.com/2015/07/14/houston-i-think-we-have-a-disengagement-problem/

Ask better questions to help students learn, find their own solutions, and deliver results
https://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2015/07/16/find-better-answers-ask-better-questions/

What Kind of Feedback Helps Students Who Are Doing Poorly? (and the reasons they may be doing poorly)
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/what-kind-of-feedback-helps-students-who-are-doing-poorly/

Help students know what’s expected of them by providing ‘feedforward’ with exemplars
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/educational-assessment/provide-feedforward-with-exemplars/

FIRST DAY OF CLASS
The First Day of Class: A Once-a-Semester Opportunity
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-professor-blog/the-first-day-of-class-a-once-a-semester-opportunity/

FLIPPED LEARNING
How you can go beyond the basics of flipped learning
http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/beyond-basics-flipped-763/?

An inverted/flipped classroom wiki with lots of resources and links
https://invertedclassroom.wikispaces.com/

Answering difficult questions about flipped learning
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/three-critical-conversations-started-sustained-flipped-learning/

Create a flipped video lesson with TedEd

Check out these flipped learning resources including faculty examples
http://www.crlt.umich.edu/node/58368

Flipping assessment – I like the suggestion to have students provide evidence of their learning
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/educational-assessment/flipping-assessment-making-assessment-a-learning-experience/

A different approach to flipped learning plus some of the strategies and #tools to help make it happen
http://lodgemccammon.com/flip/classtime

Flipping assessment – I like the suggestion to have students provide evidence of their learning
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/educational-assessment/flipping-assessment-making-assessment-a-learning-experience/

An older post but worth a read … “The Flip: End of a Love Affair”
https://shelleywright.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/the-flip-end-of-a-love-affair/

Good tips for designing and developing effective #learning objects (maybe videos for flipped learning??)
http://elearningindustry.com/the-importance-of-learning-objects-in-instructional-design-for-elearning

Six Myths about the flipped classroom
http://kris.shaffermusic.com/2015/07/the-flipped-classroom-six-myths/

Notes on how to better use class time from a Sams and Bergmann presentation on #Flipped Learning
http://www.maggiehosmcgrane.com/2015/07/flipped-learning-and-blooms-taxonomy.html

Flipped Classroom Survey Highlights Benefits and Challenges
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/blended-flipped-learning/flipped-classroom-survey-highlights-benefits-and-challenges/

An example of guided practice in a flipped learning environment
http://chronicle.com/blognetwork/castingoutnines/2014/03/04/the-inverted-calculus-course-using-guided-practice-to-build-self-regulation/

A free online course on flipped teaching starting on August 31st – offered by University of Utah
https://www.canvas.net/browse/uofutah/courses/teaching-flipped-2

Older but good post on the difference between a lecture and a flipped classroom
http://www.flipitconsulting.com/2012/08/30/the-lecture-vs-the-flip/

5 year study shows flipped learning improves learning in advanced science course
https://campustechnology.com/articles/2015/10/26/flipping-lifts-learning-outcomes-in-science-course.aspx?m=2

Research report on flipped learning and the use of online video to transform learning
http://www.nesta.org.uk/publications/flipped-learning-using-online-video-transform-learning

A good overview of flipped learning
https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/enhancement/starter-tools/flipped-learning-0

FUTURE OF EDUCATION
Read how today’s smartest teens would overhaul education
http://singularityhub.com/2015/11/17/6-tips-on-the-future-of-education-from-singularity-youth/

Some thoughts on the future of education … how might it affect you and your classroom?
http://www.edukwest.com/3-themes-defining-the-future-of-education/

GAME-BASED LEARNING & GAMIFICATION
The difference between gamification and game-based
learning
http://enyotalearning.com/gamification-and-game-based-learning-two-different-things

A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/student-engagement/complete-gamification-framework-comprehensive-framework-for-student-motivation/

GROUP WORK
Cards to help students define group work roles
http://www.classtools.net/blog/group-work-task-cards/

Research shows that Brainwriting results in greater productivity than individual effort

Click to access IdeaGeneration.pdf

Brainwriting has been found to produce more ideas of better quality than traditional brainstorming

Click to access 09e4150e7a1b54dbb5000000.pdf

HIGHER EDUCATION
Barriers standing in the way of change in higher education
http://campustechnology.com/articles/2015/02/10/the-6-major-challenges-standing-in-the-way-of-educational-change.aspx?m=2

INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING
An infographic showing 20 questions to help guide inquiry-based learning

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN
Some thoughts as you plan your curriculum for next year
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/curriculum-development/eight-lessons-about-student-learning-and-what-they-mean-for-you/

Questions to Ask Oneself While Designing Learning Activities
https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2015/01/31/questions-to-ask-oneself-while-designing-learning-activities/

Some interesting ideas on how to plan learning so you increase the impact of strategies and activities without increasing your effort
http://www.lovelearningideas.com/home/2015/6/25/zero-based-teaching

INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
This looks like a treasure trove of instructional strategies!
http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2015/09/q_a_collections_instructional_strategies_2.html

Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites – instructional strategies that help engage students
https://www.smore.com/5q5sz

5 Important Instructional Strategies to help students integrate knowledge
https://teacherrogers.wordpress.com/2015/10/08/5-important-instructional-strategies/

Looking for some instructional strategies to make your classroom more active? Check out this interactive site …
http://k20center.ou.edu/instructional-strategies/

2015 Tweets (A – C)
2015 Tweets (L – Q)
2015 Tweets (R – Z)

2014 Tweets (A – G)
2014 Tweets (H – Z)