In education, the words “achievement” and “progress” are often used interchangeably however, they are very different. Download the Visible Learningplus tool for measuring this here. How do you feel about the progress your students are making? Read more.
Teachers are learning new ways to assess students, offering feedback, rating students on setting and reaching goals, and translating the math and other academic skills used to complete a project into competencies on a report card. Read this alongside the new.curated e-book featuring some of the highlights of John Hattie's previous works here.
Knowing when to use the different learning strategies in the right phase of learning can make a huge difference to developing the skill of visible learners. Note taking used in this example is effective in the surface acquiring stage. What deliberate techniques do we have have for teaching this strategy? Read more here.
If we want our students to blog, connect, and communicate, we must model the skill of effective communication, which will enable our students to successfully find and share their voice with the world. Read how here.
Purposeful interaction has the potential to double to speed of learning if we teach students how to collaborate with their peers. How are we creating those deliberate opportunities for ideas to collide so students can learn from each other? Read the strategies from the Global Digital Citizen Foundation here.