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Eric Mazur, Harvard Applied Physics Chair, shares his pioneering work supporting online learning. Eric is a true seminal thinker about expanding the boundaries of learning by empowering students. Think Socrates meets the Internet!
Lainie Rowell was a contributor to the National Standards for Quality Online Teaching. She has worked with schools all over the world to build capacity for innovation with teaching and learning. Lainie is a co-author of the recently published book, “Evolving Learner”, which is available for purchase here, bit.ly/evolvinglearnerbook, with more information available here, EvolvingLearner.org.
What is the best use of teacher and student time during class? The age-old debate sets up competing values. On one side, there is an argument that teachers should command student attention as they convey their knowledge. The opposing view promotes students trying to figure out how to solve problems while teachers assume the role of responsive and supportive coach…