Practices, Pedagogy and More
What is 'Transfer of Learning' and How Does it Help Students?
From Education Week YouTube Channel, April 19, 2017
Schools tend to measure student learning with grades and report cards, but how can educators be sure what they teach will stick with students once they leave the classroom? In this video explainer, Larry Ferlazzo, from the Education Week Teacher blog Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo, shares five ways educators can facilitate “transfer of learning” to help students make connections across subject areas and in the world beyond the schoolhouse walls.
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The danger of a single story*
Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. - TED Talks
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* This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the TED home page.