Episode 47 Inquiry Based Learning with Trevor MacKenzie

Episode 47 Inquiry Based Learning with Trevor MacKenzie

In this episode of the Effective Teaching Podcast, Dan interviews Trevor MacKenzie author of “Dive into Inquiry” and “Inquiry Mindset“. Throughout this interview Trevor explains the difference between inquiry-based learning (IBL) and Project-based learning and why we should consider using the inquiry model to instill lifelong learning in our students. He discusses the need for […]

Episode 46 Curriculum reforms, reviews and some fantastic directions to move us forward

Episode 46 Curriculum reforms, reviews and some fantastic directions to move us forward

In this episode, Dan talks about some of the highlights of the reforms recommended, including the emphasis on understanding, inquiry-based learning, application, skill and providing time for teachers. Curriculum reforms, reviews and some fantastic directions to move us forward is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes Context This was […]

Episode 45 Why I Keep a Class Profile

Episode 45 Why I Keep a Class Profile

In this episode, Dan explains why he uses class profiles along with a few tps to help make sure the profile is useful. Why I use a Class Profile is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes 1. To give me specific information on each of my students that […]

Episode 44 5 ways to move ideas into long-term memory

Episode 44 5 ways to move ideas into long-term memory

In this episode, Dan provides 5 ways to move ideas into long-term memory. 5 ways to move ideas into long-term memory is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes 3 Systems of Memory Sensory – very short 1-3 seconds Working – 4-8 items at a time 5-20 seconds Long-term […]

Episode 43 5 ways to increase student motivation to learn

Episode 43 5 ways to increase student motivation to learn

In this episode, Dan provides 5 easy ways to increase student motivation in your classroom.. 5 Ways to Increase Student Motivation to Learn is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes Setting Expectations Setting high expectations is the beginning. If you expect more and expect better it makes you […]

Episode 42 What is a Pivot Task?

Episode 42 What is a Pivot Task?

In this episode, Dan explains what a pivot task is and how to use one. What is a Pivot Task? is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes It is a pivot task because it has to be used by the teacher to pivot the lesson. should not take […]

Episode 41 How to Connect Learning Goals with Inquiry-Based Learning

Episode 41 How to Connect Learning Goals with Inquiry-Based Learning

In this episode, Dan explains how to connect your learning goals and inquiry based learning. How to connect your learning goals and inquiry based learning is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes Research John Hattie Dylan William Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe Learning Goals Episode 1 is all […]

Episode 40 How you can improve student reflection for learning

Episode 40 How you can improve student reflection for learning

In this episode, Dan explains the importance of student reflection as a meta-cognitive strategy that helps developing lifelong learners. How you can improve student reflection for learning is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes All about meta-cognition Improves understanding of how we learn Helps identify successful strategies Provides […]

Episode 39 10 ways to increase student voice and choice in your classroom

Episode 39 10 ways to increase student voice and choice in your classroom

In this episode, Dan highlights the importance of student voice and choice to enhance student engagement and provides 10 strategies you can use to increase student voice and choice in your classroom. 10 Ways to Increase Student Voice and Choice in your Classroom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show […]

Episode 38 Critical Feedback and Revision

Episode 38 Critical Feedback and Revision

In this episode Dan discusses the need for students to not only get critical feedback, but to also be given the time to action the feedback and revise their work. Critical Feedback and Revision is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Video show Show notes Hi everyone. Welcome again to another episode […]