Tag Archives: Annie Murphy Paul

Do girls learn differently?

This is a cross-blog written by Annie Murphy Paul Do girls learn differently? To hear some ed tech enthusiasts tell it, online learning is sweeping aside the barriers that have in the past prevented access to education. But such pronouncements are premature. As it turns out, students often carry these barriers right along with them,…
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Computers don’t judge…

Maybe it is the 30 years of working with challenged learners that made me abhor the over-zealous use of the infamous red pen. I'm not the only one who would argue that the red pen is a punishment and demotivational, it acts to highlight a student’s failings rather than encourage good work. New studies are now finding…
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Making Predictions Makes You Learn Better

[caption id="attachment_39673" align="alignleft" width="432"] Anchor Chart by Working 4 the Classroom[/caption] From the Brilliant Blog by Annie Murphy Paul  As 2013 draws to a close, many of us are looking to the year ahead, predicting how the events of 2014 will play out. Whether our predictions turn out to be spot-on or dead wrong, they…
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Where the smart kids are

Annie Murphy Paul happens to be one of my heroes. I first learned of her research through a TED Talk and was immediately hooked. This excerpt from her Brilliant Blog was so compelling that I am sharing it with you in hopes to reach more readers, spread the word about her amazing work, and to…
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