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Category Archives: Learning Theory
Today I learned from a high school girl on the other side of the planet, how to make a steam powered electrical generator out of a pressure cooker, part of a hair dryer, some plastic tubing and a few wires, … Continue reading
This post will appear to be about dogs, although it is also about human learners. But if you are a dog lover you will likely get more out of it. As I have said before, my dogs are a couple … Continue reading
Last week’s cathartic rant on the traditional bell curve approach to testing has left me free to reflect on the tool of feedback which we give to our students, and how crucial it is to them as they learn. This … Continue reading
A Lot of things. The longer I am an educator, the more I dislike tests. I’m not talking about standardized tests like SAT’s and so forth, which of course have their own problems. I’m talking about my own tests that … Continue reading
All animals learn the same way, and that is by trying something and noticing the result. If the result is good, that animal is more likely to perform that behavior again. If it is bad, the animal is less likely … Continue reading