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
http://nsse.indiana.edu/pdf/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
http://www.uta.edu/cos/paulus/pub/IdeaGeneration.pdf

Brainwriting has been found to produce more ideas of better quality than traditional brainstorming
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Peter_Heslin/publication/228210918_Better_than_brainstorming_Potential_contextual_boundary_conditions_to_brainwriting_for_idea_generation_in_organizations/links/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)