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Laura Gibbs
Dedicatedly digital... teaching online for 10+ years. :-)
Dedicatedly digital... teaching online for 10+ years. :-)
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ohhhhh, she's on the move!!! thanks to +cobalt please for this lovely one!
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Proud and pleased to see this lovely article by a former student here in the pages of World Literature Today: the "read slowly" mantra is one I want to promote with students, and now I can do that by invoking this former student's article here. Yes!!!!!!
https://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/2017/november/ler-devagar-grant-schatzman
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I see EFFICACY here. Bookmarking to read later, with thanks to +George Station for the ping!
Do good test scores equal long term learning? They forgot to ask that question. Most students who get an A on a test will fail the same test 2 weeks later. It shows memorization is NOT learning
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For the growth mindset files of course! #TTOG
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Good stuff here, worth exploring in detail later...
(Today was last day of semester for me, EVERYBODY PASSED, whoo-hoo: my favorite kind of semester!)
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This is one of the most popular tech tips that I share with my students.
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I'm not sure this would forestall a defensive reaction... but it might be worth trying. And I'm saving in the storytelling files...
"As humans, our brains make up stories. We automatically search for meaning. If there is a lack of information, then we will try to fill in that gap. Studies have shown that we like stories to make sense or fulfill a pattern, and we will use our own experiences as reference for this. Brown actually says that research shows we get a dopamine hit when we recognize a pattern. Our brains especially like it if the story can give us more insight into how to protect ourselves and secure our survival. This is why we make up stories to explain why bad things happen. If we know the cause, next time we can plan accordingly to avoid the situation altogether. Unfortunately, even though we honestly believe them to be true, the stories we make up are usually at least somewhat inaccurate. This is where the phrase, 'The story I’m making up…' works to clear things up in our interactions with others." ~Grace Furman
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Beautiful new folksong from +Maati Baani just released today:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpMp1b9dxcQ

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