Educators educating Educators

May 26

More Of vs. Less Of


We must continue to change CLASSROOMS to meet the needs of students, rather than change STUDENTS to meet the needs of our classrooms.

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How we can change classrooms to Fit Kids!

Less of:

Rows of desks

“Ability grouping”

Whole class teaching

Silence

Identical assignments for all

Teacher talk

More of:

Centers

Flexible groups

Conversation

Differentiated Curriculum

Student-student talk

 




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Read April's Ed Tip to understand how using video game design principles will improve instruction.  Moreover, educators should not view video games as the enemy of education, but rather a model for best teaching practices. When educators design instructional strategies, they must keep in mind the principles of video games, namely achievable challenge, and the role of dopamine in education.