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Nina Smith
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Finnish teacher living in the US
Finnish teacher living in the US

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Deep learning strategies
One part of mentoring
for self-regulated learning (SRL) is to suggest appropriate studying strategies
for students and help them to engage in personally meaningful deeper learning.  To improve learner agency we want to improve metacognition, and help
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IDEAL learning
Creating the IDEAL circumstances for learning makes instruction effective and enjoyable! Check out NinasNotes.fi and Nina's Notes  for more information!
IDEAL learning
IDEAL learning
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Supporting multilingual learning
I have a habit of reading news feed of recent research in education.   This one   caught my eye today, so I shared it in Twitter:  Too often assessments and evaluations focus on students' language
skills instead algebraic understanding, problem solving, or ...
Supporting multilingual learning
Supporting multilingual learning
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Learning process
Learning is extremely individual, situational and contextual! One thing is granted, though: learning involves a change. How we perceive learning depends on the learning theories we believe in. See this post for further discussion about that: The Big Picture...
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Quest for better learning
Learner-centered practices have been validated with years - no, decades! - of global research in education and psychology. Why are the authoritarian practices still so widely used in classrooms? I wish I knew! I often admit to my own students (teachers and ...
Quest for better learning
Quest for better learning
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Schooling or learning?
What is the perception we have about education? Is it something that we actively engage in? Or something the educational systems do to us? The difference between these two perceptions is huge. When people believe that education is a life-long learning journ...
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I very much agree with this!  Engagement is an investment in one's own (lifelong) learning. We also need work cultures that support ubiquitous  learning, because mandatory engagement promotes just compliance, not interest. To support the intrinsic interest to learn - that we all were born with - the work culture must empower independent learning and thinking.
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The Big Picture for Learning Centered Education
The previous posts have discussed learning and teaching philosophy  and dispositions , as these are important for the consistency and integrity of the chosen instructional methods in the classroom while beginning to emphasize learning-centered education . S...
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Agency and ownership of learning
Learning is an important part of being a human.  We couldn't survive without the ability to learn and adapt to the environment where we live, work and learn. Human development doesn't end in adolescence, but continues throughout our lives. School learning i...
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Learning Strategies
Learning is such an individual experience! We all have our own way to learn, and the orientations, approaches and strategies we use for learning have been acquired during childhood and educational experiences, thus becoming quite stable by constant reinforc...
Learning Strategies
Learning Strategies
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