Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment Project
Academic article on research surrounding the effects of peer + self assessment on achievement. Developing a heightened sense of what one knows. Meta-cognition and mindset.
ENHANCING AND UNDERMINING INTRINSIC MOTIVATION: THE EFFECTS OF TASK-INVOLVING AND EGO-INVOLVING EVALUATION ON INTEREST AND PERFORMANCE – BUTLER – 2011 – British Journal of Educational Psychology – Wiley Online Library
Academic article on research surrounding the differences in 1) giving grades, 2) giving diagnostic feedback, and 3) giving both. Developing a heightened sense of what one knows. Meta-cognition and mindset.
Finding Ways to Nguyen Students Over: When I Let Them Own the Problem
I’m engaged in a Stanford MOOC called “How to Learn Math” offered by Dr. Jo Boaler. It is amazing and integrated with Dweck’s work in Growth Mindset. This example of a math re-design is a wonderful case study of big, open problems vs. small, closed problems.
How Your Brain Reacts To Mistakes Depends On Your Mindset – Association for Psychological Science
“people who think they can learn from their mistakes have a different brain reaction to mistakes than people who think intelligence is fixed.”
Peter Sims, on Finding Creativity Through Imperfection – NYTimes.com
“This is how comedians and entrepreneurs must work — by making countless small bets to discover what works. The real genius is in the approach.
The same holds true for leaders, managers and collaborators. They must to be willing to learn from mistakes. Affordable risks should be encouraged, and small failures celebrated — these are the mark of learning organizations. Otherwise, risk aversion will lead to stagnation and decline.”
8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom | Edutopia
Incredible case study and resource curation for space redesign of learning environments (“classrooms”)!
I Believe in One Size Fits All Professional Development
A great piece about doing what we know works, as a team, with “band adjustments” so that PL (PD) does, in fact, fit all, instead of none.
Rebuilding Joplin High School | DesignRealized Adaptive Reuse Course
This is a different kind of #MustRead – a web session about…
“A 55 DAY DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION PROJECT
A deadly tornado tore through Joplin, Missouri last May 22, and leveled the town’s high school. School officials were determined that school would start on time on August 17, just 55 days later.
This session takes a look at the condensed design and construction process of transforming a vacant big box retail store into a 21st Century learning environment. It demonstrates how community involvement and a committed team created a space that surpassed all expectations.”
Barrington Irving: Classroom in the Sky project by Florida pilot includes key Wichita stop | Wichita Eagle – newsle
It’s past time that we rethink what we mean by “classroom.”
Diana Laufenberg: Classroom Redesign Challenge! Think Like a Designer | MindShift – newsle
What if there were a show on HGTV about classroom redesign? Like “Design on a Dime” or “Trading Spaces.” But for learning environments in schools!
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.