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Sir Robinson’s Pick – 10 Ted Talks on Education

Sir Robinson’s Pick – 10 Ted Talks on Education

The Flipped Classroom Explained

http://www.knewton.com/flipped-classroom/

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Free E-book on Writing

Free E-book on Writing

Precise Edit’s free e-book with useful tips on how to improve your writing.

How using journals can improve writing and critical thinking skills

Having students keep journals is an excellent way to keep track of their progress on research, writing and cognitive thinking skills. To find out how, read this article by English professor and WAC coordinator Andrew Horsfield.

Why Journals Work Well

Different types of assignments stimulate different parts of the brain

Here’s an interesting chart from our Writing Across the Curriculum program, coordinated by my esteemed colleague Andrew Horsfield, on how different kinds of writing assignments stimulate different parts of the brain. David Kolb (1985) has identified four phases in an individual’s cognitive style: concrete experience (feeling); reflective observation (watching); abstract conceptualisation (thinking); and active experimentation (doing).

Kolb’s Learning Style Phases

The Best Web Tools for Flipped Classrooms

Web Tools for Flipped Classrooms

Why do students fail to revise their writing?

Why do students fail to revise their writing?.

Rachel Maddow Speaks about the Need for Better Writing

Rachel Maddow Speaks about the Need for Better Writing.

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Students are writing more than ever before

Students are writing more than ever before

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I won’t hire people who use poor grammar

I won’t hire people who use poor grammar