News Tag: Teaching And Learning

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Liz Kolb posts article on game-based learning

Tags: kolb, teaching and learning, technology

In a post on the website of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), “Gameful lessons focus on the learning, not the product,” Liz Kolb shares insights on gameful learning—incorporating elements of games into learning experiences without actually playing games.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Donald J. Peurach contributes blog to Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Tags: expertise, instructional improvement, perch, professional development, teaching and learning

“Excitement and Challenge on the Cutting Edge of Reform: An Observer’s Perspective on NIC Initiation,” a blog by Donald J. Peurach, has been posted on the website of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Monday, February 08, 2016

Bob Bain quoted in story in The Atlantic on teaching history

Tags: bain, expertise, history, teaching and learning

“A Better Way to Teach History” in The Atlantic looks at different ways of teaching history in ways that are effective, exciting, and productive. Bob Bain is quoted on the ongoing debate over teaching facts versus skills, and advocates for the use of narrative.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Nell K. Duke co-PI on curriculum program featured on Science Nation website

Tags: duke, early literacy, expertise, teaching and learning

Science Nation is highlighting Connect4Learning, a curriculum that blends science, math, literacy, social and emotional development, and play in a pre-kindergarten setting. Connect4Learning is supported by a National Science Foundation grant, with Nell K. Duke serving as co-principal investigator.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Third Century Initiative grants awarded to projects involving SOE faculty

Tags: desjardins, fishman, kolb, quintana, teaching and learning

In the second round of grants from the Transforming Learning for a Third Century program of U-M’s Third Century Initiative, several projects involving SOE faculty members have received funding.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Learning management system by Barry J. Fishman featured in The Chronicle

Tags: expertise, fishman, teaching and learning

GradeCraft, a learning management system that includes elements of gaming that was developed by Barry J. Fishman, is profiled in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Monday, May 04, 2015

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar appointed to National Research Council committee

Tags: expertise, palincsar, teaching and learning

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar has been appointed by the National Research Council to the How People Learn II: The Science and Practice of Learning Committee.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Elliot Soloway cited in ‘Coding for Kids’ story on IBT website

Tags: expertise, solo way, teaching and learning

In a story on the International Business Times website, “Coding for Kids: Teaching Girls, Minorities to Program Important for a Diverse Workplace,” Elliot Soloway is quoted on the importance of teaching children how to code. “Coding is about giving kids the new pencil and paper, it’s giving them the new typewriter, the new tool to say things that they couldn’t say before,” he said.

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