Monthly Archives: December 2014

Debunking Homework Myths

Ben Johnson debunks common homework myths and argues that “the purpose of homework is to not only extend classroom learning time, but to create independent and enthused learners.” He calls for a new approach on homework design, such as asking

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nQuire-it – new learning platform launches today!

The nQuire-it platform is a research and development project funded by Nominet Trust, and coordinated by The Open University in collaboration with Sheffield UTC. nQuire-it have developed three types of missions: Win-it missions set challenges with prizes for the winners.

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A collection of free and most read articles

Routledge Education shares a collection of more than 250 most read articles. These articles have been divided into 10 subject groups, for easy navigation, and are free to view online until 31st December 2014.   Read them online at: http://explore.tandfonline.com/content/ed/class-of-2013

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The Google Cultural Institute – online cultural resource

The Google Cultural Institute is an online museum that contains millions of artifacts and photos. Teachers and students can visit the website to learn about any topic or organise webquests. Visit the website: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/

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