Taking Control of Your Professional Development with Research – Post 2

Post 2 - Finding the Research As I stated in Post 1, the purpose of this series is to empower educators to take control of their professional development with research.  Often times, the prescribed whole-school PD doesn’t meet the needs of all classes and students.  I believe teachers should invest in seeking out your own …

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Taking Control of Your Professional Development with Research

Post 1 - Introduction This is the introduction to a compendium meant to empower the classroom teacher to take control of their  professional development through research.  So often, a teachers only experience with professional development is the prescribed whole-school PD that takes place perhaps once a month or through a school-wide book club.  While these …

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Learning Myths vs. Learning Facts

*The following article originally posted on the American Psychological Association's Psych Learning Curve website on July 17, 2017:  http://psychlearningcurve.org/learning-myths-vs-learning-facts/ Unless you’ve been under a rock, avoiding the most infamous jargon of education, you’ve heard the term ‘learning styles’. It has become quite the buzzword in the last decade or so and is almost said with …

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The Elusive Effect of Font Disfluency on Problem Solving

By Blake Harvard Blake Harvard is a high school AP Psychology teacher at James Clemens High School in Madison, AL.  He earned his B. S. and M. Ed. from the University of Montevallo.  Blake has a particular passion for cognitive psychology and its application in his classroom.  You can find him on Twitter @coachharvard.  *The following was …

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