Help students become better decision makers: PBL and MEAs Instruction

Many educational pedagogues involve students making a decision. But why is it such a difficult, yet effective method? "Project-based learning (PBL) is a dynamic classroom approach in which students actively explore real-world problems and challenges and acquire a deeper knowledge." (Edutopia.org) For more information: https://www.edutopia.org/project-based-learning "Model-eliciting activities (MEAs) are activities that encourage students to invent … Continue reading Help students become better decision makers: PBL and MEAs Instruction

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Seeking opinions: Masters Degree in Instructional Design and correlating jobs

So I have recently committed to starting the journey of obtaining my masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Instructional Technology.  After months of researching universities and programs, I have decided to apply to USF and UF. There are, of course, pros and cons of both programs and their general locations from … Continue reading Seeking opinions: Masters Degree in Instructional Design and correlating jobs

21 CLD Teachers = 21 CLD students: Based on ITL Research evidence

There have been many pedagogical shifts happening within the past five years in order to focus on preparing students for jobs that don't currently exist. The focus on STEM careers has been a particularly large emphasis within the educational world. So as an educator we know the students need to be able to speak with … Continue reading 21 CLD Teachers = 21 CLD students: Based on ITL Research evidence