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A comment on “tips and resources for instructional designers entering the field”

George Veletsianos - May 16, 2018 4723

What advice and resources would you offer to early-career instructional designers? That’s the question Inside Digital Learning asked practicing instructional designers. There’s many worthwhile insights for aspiring designers in the piece. I enjoyed reading it, and you might like it, too.


I’d like to add three points:


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Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning

Hechinger Report - May 21, 2018 4690

Two studies on how best to teach elementary schools students — one on the popular trend of “platooning” and one on the far less common practice of “looping” — at first would seem totally unrelated other than the fact that they both use silly words with double-o’s. “Platooning” refers to having teachers specialize in a […]


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How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - May 25, 2018 4595

How Teaching Is Changing: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher Last updated Aug 28, 2017 9,211 Updating Your Pedagogy: 15 Challenges For The 21st Century Teacher by Terry Heick ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a 2015 article It’s tempting to say that no matter how much technology pushes on education, every teacher will always need to know iconic teacher practices like assessment, curriculum design, classroom management, and cognitive coaching. This may end up being true–how education changes in the next 20 years is a choice rather than the inevitable tidal wave of social and technological change it’s easy to sit back and wait for.