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Learning for Life

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn”.   This quote by Ignacio Estrada (Gutierrez, 2014) has inspired my thoughts on the general state of education, my personal learning environment, as well … Continue reading

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Food for Thought: Get Your Students to Crave Learning

  Halfway thru my Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning course and my mind, brain and emotions are full of facts and information!! Here’s a summary of a few insights into      what educators can do to help students crave learning … Continue reading

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Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning

Cognitive Science of Teaching and Learning is my fourth online graduate program course, at Post University. In this course I am learning about the implications of cognitive science research on acquisition of knowledge theory and how cognitive principals affect teaching … Continue reading

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Open Education

Open Education Resources     The term and movement of Open Education has been around since 2002 where it was “first coined at a UNESCO conference: Open Education Resources, OER is defined as the open provision of educational resources, enabled … Continue reading

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Settings for Learning

We have been learning about three setting for learning: Face to Face, Hybrid and Online. Face to Face is the traditional form of teaching with an instructor and a group of students and is held in a classroom. The instructor … Continue reading

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Communities of Practice (CoP) and Professional Learning Communities (PLC) Helping educators help students learn – this is the general purpose of CoPs and PLCs. Both are not new, and evolved as a network to promote peer learning. Many educators take … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Hi my name is Deb Crowley and welcome to my personal learning environment (PLE).    The purpose of this PLE is to explore, identify and analyze the future of education and to create an environment to express these ideas and predictions.  … Continue reading

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