Teacher Education Degrees: Alumni Success at the University of North Dakota

Teacher Education Degrees: Alumni Success at the University of North Dakota

Both of my parents are educators. They love kids and they love being around kids. I just fell in love with the art of teaching. Teaching matters to a lot of people. So I decided, I work well with kids I’ve always coached and enjoyed it and I thought I would give it a go. […]

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Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement

Music and Dance Drive Academic Achievement

>>Narrator: These first-graders are learning all about opera…>>Class: [applauds]>>Teacher: Let’s give them a round of applause. Take a bow, guys.>>Narrator: …and with the help of professional singers and musicians, they’re also becoming writers.>>Teacher: How does Papageno feel in the beginning of the story?>>Student: Thrilled.>>Teacher: Very good, and then how do they both feel at the […]

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Speed Learning: Learn In Half The Time | Jim Kwik

Speed Learning: Learn In Half The Time | Jim Kwik

How do you learn a subject or skill in half the time? Let’s do this together. I want you to right now think of a subject or skill that you just want to learn fast. You want to learn it rapidly at an accelerate rate. You want to learn faster so you can achieve faster. […]

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Education reform: Reorganizing schools to address inequality – with Stephen Raudenbush | VIEWPOINT

Education reform: Reorganizing schools to address inequality – with Stephen Raudenbush | VIEWPOINT

Stephen: We know the kids are ready and the question is, are we ready to really help those kids have the opportunities that we know how to give them? Nat: Hi, I’m Nat Malkus, resident fellow in education policy at the American Enterprise Institute. Today, I’ve got a conversation with Stephen Raudenbush of the University […]

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What is Inquiry-Based Learning?

What is Inquiry-Based Learning?

In the order of the Phoenix, the fifth of the Harry Potter series, Dolores Umbridge takes over as the Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher and instantly transforms the classroom into this textbook-based standardized test focused classroom, and Harry questions whether this will prepare them for fighting against Voldemort– uh, he who must not be […]

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The magic of QR codes in the classroom – Karen Mensing

The magic of QR codes in the classroom – Karen Mensing

As most of you know, QR code stands for quick response code, and it’s a two-dimensional bar code that holds a good deal more information than a traditional bar code. They originated in Japan at the Toyota factory to track the manufacturing of car parts. Since then, they’ve taken off in popularity, and you’ll see […]

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Redefining the “experts” in education reform might be the key to success | Matt Candler

Redefining the “experts” in education reform might be the key to success | Matt Candler

if I was trying to sum up, and I turn 50 soon, and I’ve been thinking back on my career and if I was summing up the lesson that I’ve learned in the last ten years it really is about this distinction between how you do your work and what that means about the relationships […]

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The Magic of Music in Computer Science Learning | Brian Magerko | TEDxPeachtree

The Magic of Music in Computer Science Learning | Brian Magerko | TEDxPeachtree

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Lena Clemente Hi. Hello. Computing – it’s become part and parcel of our daily lives from how we communicate with each other to how we consume media to how we find a ride to the airport. Computers are obviously everywhere in our lives. What may not be so obvious is how […]

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Spring Convocation 2017 – Masters Social Studies Education

Spring Convocation 2017 – Masters Social Studies Education

Hi I’m Katie Dudman, I’m Valerie Grant, and I’m Brittany Caldwell.>>We are all getting are masters today in the art of teaching social studies. Yaya, finally, finally!>>What are you teaching?>>I’m going next year, I’m going to be teaching AP World History and US History and right now I’m teaching World History.>>I am still currently on […]

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Why is visual arts education important?

Why is visual arts education important?

Art doesn’t have to be drawing something, you know, super accurate or something that’s how life is. You can make it how you perceive it too. It’s almost therapeutic for me. It’s a beauty in the world that I think is needed. Sometimes I get down, and then when I get into art I’m, like, […]

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