What is that magic little something that makes a homework assignment work? Your students get pumped about it, work gets done, and you can see and feel those happy little learning gains. Mark Barnes breaks it down for us in a recent piece about winning assignments and "the secret sauce that makes them work." Linked below for your enjoyment.
And a huge shout-out to Chalkup CEO Justin Chando, who collaborated with our friends at TeachThought this week on a post about specific, targetted, timely, awesome feedback for students. Really like what they came up with. You'll also find some good stuff on virtual PD, tech tools that have transformed learning with dyslexia, and thoughts on deploying a mobile app-strategy school-wide.
That's a lot. We'll leave you to it.
7 Homework Assignments That Guarantee Learning and the Secret Sauce That Makes Them Work | Brilliant or Insane
The federal government urges K-12 schools to try open educational resources | The Hechinger Report
Many Colleges Now See Centers for Teaching With Technology as Part of ‘Innovation Infrastructure’ | Chronicle of Higher Education
Can PD Be Virtual? Technology and Trends | Edutopia
8 Steps for Designing and Deploying a Mobile App Strategy | EdTech Magazine
'The Right Thing to Do'| Inside Higher Ed