Understanding students’ specific learning styles

Posted by Liz Boyce on Jan 13, 2021 1:49:14 PM

When reading about different learning styles, I came across this study in the book, Special Populations in Gifted Education: Understanding Our Most Able Students From Diverse Backgrounds, edited by J.A. Castellano, A.D.Frazier. This study was fascinating to me as an educator and made me question how I plan lessons to maximize classroom learning and engagement.

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Topics: Schools & Early Years, Blog, School Improvement

Engaging and fast-tracking your staff to more effective teaching

Posted by Class Measures on May 16, 2018 12:40:00 PM

Often schools find themselves stuck in a rut when it comes to school improvement. They recognize that their staff may need to change their teaching styles, strategies, content and coverage to ensure that learning improves, yet the pace of change is too slow. Inevitably, when lessons lack rigor or challenge, and when students are bored, behavior alters; withdrawal, seeking alternative ways to entertain themselves, chatting, not listening are all tell-tale signs. Often this can be down to long-serving teachers who are reticent or lack confidence or don’t know what to do to change how they do things.

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Topics: Schools & Early Years, School Improvement