JOHN HATTIE has spent his life studying the studies to find out what works in education. His advice to teachers? Just shut up.
Professor Hattie, appointed this year as the director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, says teachers need to stop spending 80 per cent of their time in class talking and start listening.
''When teachers stop talking deep learning takes place,'' he told a conference of educators at Parramatta…Continue
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Learning in Networks of Knowledge is a new paradigm for higher education, based on the changing nature and form of knowledge work in contemporary digital networked conditions. The LINK site explores and supports this knowledge – network – learning approach. LINK contains dozens of ideas about teaching and learning via the Internet, as well as tools (freely available web-based applications) that you can use.
While throughout the site the term “web 2.0″ is used to describe the…Continue
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