Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to Change Assessment and Go Gradeless Infographic – e-Learning Infographics

 The How to Change Assessment and Go Gradeless Infographic outlines eight key takeaways from Starr Sackstein’s Hacking Assessment book.

Source: linkis.com

Sounds like an idea writing workshop / 6-Traits classroom to me! (I ran my middle school classroom without traditional grading for 6 months.  It worked very well.  The kids were happy and productive. 

I wish I could say the same for parents and administration. .. 😎 

Quality in Digital Learning MOOC | Feb 15 – March 25… join now

“… how can quality in digital learning actually be measured? Can the same mechanisms be used to measure for example the quality of traditional e-learning, mobile learning scenarios, gamified solutions or MOOCs? These are only some of the questions that will be tackled in the course of the MOOC. Sign up now.”

Source: quality4digitallearning.org

This MOOC is organized by Open ECB Check out of Germany. Creative Commons licensed content. Interesting topic & community for readers of this feed!

Brainology Program – Mindset Works®: Student Motivation through a Growth Mindset, by Carol Dweck, Ph.D.

Brainology is an online interactive program in which middle school students learn about how the brain works, how to strengthen their own brains, and how to better approach their own learning. In the process they develop a growth mindset whereby they think of their intelligence as something they can develop through study and learning rather than as something fixed, as explained by our co-founder Dr. Carol Dweck.

Source: www.mindsetworks.com

Mindful education seeks helps students understand their minds and their bodies.  The Brainology Program may be one of the keys to changing how we grow up (at any age).