Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success

Ask a Tech Teacher

Studying used to mean memorizing–flash cards, rote drills, worksheets, repeat. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributing writers has some great suggestions on the secrets to successful studying. Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success. Study Smarter Not Longer.

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What to Know Before Studying in the UK

Ask a Tech Teacher

Studying overseas is becoming more popular than ever. The Institute for International Education of Students (IES) explained why based on a survey they conducted to explore the long-term impact of study abroad on the personal, professional, and academic lives of students.

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5 Websites for 4th Grade Word Study

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to reinforce and teach word study: Grammar games –a collection of easy-to-use games that cover grammar, vocabulary, parts of speech, and more. Click here for more Word Study websites. 4th Grade Word study/Vocabulary

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Designing Pathways for Rural Learners Using Micro-credentials: Four Case Studies

Digital Promise

In our latest publication, Micro-credentials for Social Mobility in Rural Postsecondary Communities: A Landscape Report , Digital Promise conducted four in-depth case studies to explore how postsecondary institutions are using micro-credentials to create real-time career pathways for rural learners.

5 Ways Ed-tech Can Enhance Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Lately, I’ve concentrated on social studies. I chatted with my PLN, browsed forums where I knew efriends hung out, and taught a slew of online grad school classes to teachers who always are willing the discuss their newest favorite social studies tech tool. Like social studies.

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Opportunities prisoners have to study

Ask a Tech Teacher

She’s written a thoughtful article about the availability of education, books, and learning even for those without access to where you and I typically fulfill our need for knowledge: What opportunities do prisoners have to study? Education is a passion, both teaching and learning.

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Independent Study for Middle Schoolers

MiddleWeb

Geraldine Woods led independent study at her school for more than 25 years. The post Independent Study for Middle Schoolers first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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The importance of social studies and information literacy

Dangerously Irrelevant

Law, Policy, and Ethics Leadership and Vision News and Events information literacy policy social studies visionAs someone who grew up in the Washington, D.C. suburbs and whose parents worked for the federal government, today’s events have been… challenging.

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? According to Brookings , roughly nine percent of educators consider themselves social studies teachers. More on social studies topics.

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Community Service in Social Studies Class

MiddleWeb

The post Community Service in Social Studies Class first appeared on MiddleWeb. Articles Social Studies community service history Jennifer Ingold social studies student advocacy

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PROOF POINTS: Slightly higher reading scores when students delve into social studies, study finds

The Hechinger Report

A September 2020 study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found that elementary school students who studied more social studies, including geography, history and civics, scored higher on fifth grade reading tests.

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Guest Blog Post: How To Develop Your Study Skills.

EdTech4Beginners

Studying can be difficult without the right guidance. Learning methods to manage your time, condense your study material and optimize how you process information can greatly help with developing your study skillset. For example, a simple brain stimulation trick is to chew gum while you study at home. A good benchmark to stick to is 30 minutes of block study at a time and then taking a short 5 minute break.

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Free Social Studies Resources for Teachers and Students

Educators Technology

Updated in April, 2022 Social Studies content is in a constant flux because the world is dynamic with important events taking place on a daily basis. Unless social studies content reflects this.read more. Social studies resources teacher websites

Case Studies Bring Scientific Ideas to Life

MiddleWeb

Discovery Engineering in Biology offers 20 thoughtful case studies, each centering around a different scientific phenomenon or discovery followed by additional activities with an engineering challenge closing out the lesson.

How to study at home: Top mental strategies

Brainscape

But now, more than ever before, our homes have become our classrooms, libraries, study dens, and offices, where we are expected to be productive. So how do you study at home? We’re Brainscape We’re the brains, minds, and hearts behind the world’s smartest study app.

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A Social Studies Win: Transmedia Storytelling

MiddleWeb

The post A Social Studies Win: Transmedia Storytelling first appeared on MiddleWeb. Transmedia Storytelling Wide Open Learning history Megan Kelly social studies storytelling transmedia storytelling

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How to study for the AP exams more efficiently

Brainscape

The Advanced Placement or AP exams are around the corner so you’ve come here to either have a pressing question answered or to learn how to study for your AP exams more efficiently (or both). Also, make sure you’re taking decent study breaks. Academy Studying AP Exams

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This Social Studies Compendium Is a Keeper

MiddleWeb

The authors of the Social Studies Teacher's Toolbox have constructed a research-based "honest, human guide" to helping students understand and care about what they learn.

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#InnovateInsideTheBox Instagram Book Study! (Starting January 22)

The Principal of Change

I am excited to announce that Katie Novak and I will be starting an Instagram book study on January 22, 2020, on my co-authored book, “ Innovate Inside the Box: Empowering Learners Through UDL and the Innovator’s Mindset.”

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The SLIDE Study: A chat with Deb Kachel (Part 2)

NeverEndingSearch

The study emphasizes a critical equity issue: our most vulnerable students are those most impacted by a declining numbers of school librarians. I recently chatted with project director, Deb Kachel to dig a little deeper into what the study means and her hopes for its impact and use.

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13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Studying is often viewed as a means to an end. We hope these study strategies help learners realize that it is a powerful & empowering tool. The post 13 Study Strategies To Help Students Retain New Learning appeared first on TeachThought.

Independent Study Finds that Amplify Science Has Significant Positive Impact on Student Learning

eSchool News

The randomized controlled study focused on physical science for grade 7 and included 28 teachers and more than 1700 students across three districts that served diverse populations.

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Guest Post: 4 Proven Tips to Study for GRE

EdTech4Beginners

How long should you study for a Test day? When it comes to GRE, we are going to help you understand how long you should study for it and some tips to excel. Schedule Your Time to Study. It’s enough if you only study for 20 minutes. But if you study for 6 hours every day, then you can do it within a month. How to Study Efficiently? In case you are having trouble studying, you should play some ambient music. It’s an important question.

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National Lexile Study Shows Accelerated Reading Growth Across Ethnic Groups

eSchool News

Red Bank, NJ, July 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Lexile Study, a respected and recognized independent research analysis conducted by MetaMetrics®, the creators of the Lexile® Framework, was released today by Achieve3000.

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National Study Finds High Schoolers Keenly Aware of Current In-Demand Jobs, Impacting Education Choices After Graduation

eSchool News

The most recent national study of 14-18-year-olds in the United States, fielded in January, found three-quarters have heard about worker shortages, and more than one-third are more likely to pursue an education or career in an in-demand field.

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Innovation Study Tours Explore Equity in Diverse Settings

Digital Promise

In partnership with the Center for Global Education at Asia Society , the League of Innovative Schools has launched innovation study tours –– a learning opportunity focused on deeper learning and equity.

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Study: Productive Failure a Success in Education

techlearning

Research suggests encouraging students to fail productively can help them learn new skills more efficiently

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PROOF POINTS: When women studied with women, they persisted, study finds

The Hechinger Report

As part of an introductory economics class, Swiss students had the option to work in study groups with their peers. That’s what a University of Zurich graduate student found in an experiment conducted in 2018 and 2019 involving more than 600 college students and 150 study groups.

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Mindfulness Training Shows Promise for Teachers in New Study

techlearning

A randomized control trial found teachers who received mindfulness training had less job-related stress and anxiety

HE trends: How do students decide to study?

Neo LMS

Student behavior when choosing the right education provider, study location or program is clearly shifting in today’s digitized age, and schools are modifying their recruitment strategies to meet the student demand in the two-way process of university admission. In order to uncover the trends and attitudes of prospective students during university selection, higher education portal educations.com has conducted a study involving over 32,000 students of 192 different nationalities.

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How-to Social Studies: A Book for Right Now

MiddleWeb

The Social Studies Teacher’s Toolbox is THE book that will help teachers develop a rich social studies curriculum founded in research and practical knowledge, writes teacher educator Linda Biondi.

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6 Research-Backed Study Techniques

EmergingEdTech

Study Wisely. Whether you’re a student or an educator, managing your time to study or plan classes can be difficult. Use Techniques that are Proven. Being in academia is no easy task. Developing time. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

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Study Shows Children Saw Improved Mental Well-Being Early on During the COVID-19 Pandemic

eSchool News

NEW YORK – JULY 28, 2021 — Let Grow , a nonprofit promoting childhood independence, and Dr. Peter Gray, a professor of psychology at Boston College, recently published their study results on the positive effects of the lockdown on children in April and May 2020.

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What Two National Studies Say About Successful Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

Empirical studies suggest that instructional coaching can provide a critical form of teacher professional development (PD). Our recommendations based on the national coaching survey findings and the Dynamic Learning Project study aim to cultivate sustainable high-quality coaching.

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5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Studying

Kleinspiration

5 Free and Fun Online Tools for Stress-Free Studying I always give my Scholastic posts a lot of thought. I am excited to share a few of my favorite studying tools with you. I am aware that there are tons of tools available for studying; however, I always use the following to determine if a tool is awesome. Quizlet Quizlet states it best, "We make simple learning tools that let you study anything, for free." What are some of your favorite study tools?

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How long should I take to study for the NCLEX?

Brainscape

Since thorough preparation takes time, the question is: how long should I take to study for the NCLEX? We’re Brainscape We’re the brains, minds, and hearts behind the world’s smartest study app for nursing students and grads just like you.

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Engaging Literate Minds Book Study Schedule

Reading By Example

As announced previously , we will be reading Engaging Literate Minds: Developing Children’s Social, Emotional, and Intellectual Lives, K–3 for this summer’s book study. For updates on the study, follow this blog or check out the new book study page.

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Teachers Learn Just Like Students: A Case Study From Singapore

The Journal

Professional development is out; professional learning is in. In this week’s blog post we visit Singapore schools again. We describe how researchers and experienced teachers, there, scaffold fellow science teachers who are learning inquiry pedagogy through inquiry. In turn, those science teachers will use the same sorts of scaffolds to support their students who are learning science through inquiry

If I was teaching Social Studies today…

Dangerously Irrelevant

Some folks know that I started my education career as a middle school Social Studies teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. For instance, if I was teaching Social Studies today… My students and I definitely would be tapping into an incredible diversity of online resources. And, if I was stuck for an idea for class, I could access the Social Studies lesson plans at Educade or the 400+ lesson plans at the EDSITEment! Learning and Teaching learning social studies teaching

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Study: Instructional Mode Played No Significant Role in COVID-19-Related Learning Loss in Indiana Public Schools in 2020-21

eSchool News

Hicks and Faulk wrote in the study’s executive summary. Other key findings from the study: • The researchers found a negative relationship between test scores and initial levels of student pass rates in 2019.

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August book study: Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning

Dangerously Irrelevant

My co-author, Julie Graber, and I are delighted that we were selected to do a FREE 4-week book study on Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning ! Did I mention that the book study is FREE?! Solution Tree is hosting a series of webinars this summer.

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Classroom-Ready Word Study Tools

MiddleWeb

Pam Koutrakos offers a goldmine of fresh ideas we can dig into as we launch our word study routines – building our repertoire so we can stay engaged with word learning all year long. Book Reviews Word Study Corwin Literacy grades K-6 Pam Hamilton Pamela Koutrakos word studyBest of all, she shares good ways to assess student progress and keep track of growth.

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Twenty-six studies point to more play for young children

The Hechinger Report

The report looked at 26 studies of play from 18 countries. The post Twenty-six studies point to more play for young children appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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