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Back from “guide on the side” to “sage on the stage”? Effects of teacher-guided and student-activating teaching methods on student learning in higher education

Back from “guide on the side” to “sage on the stage”? Effects of teacher-guided and student-activating teaching methods on student learning in higher education Tim Surma just alerted me to this new article. The study compared the effectiveness of teacher-guided (so-called ‘sage on the stage’) and student-activating teaching methods (so-called ‘guide on the side’). The …

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The Ten Deadly Sins of Education

In the final chapter of our book How Learning Happens: Seminal Works in Educational Psychology and What They Mean in Practice, Carl Hendrick and I briefly describe ten deadly sins of education. Giving in to sins is often tempting, but if you do you’ll be implementing evidence-UNinformed education and flying in the face of evidence. What follows …

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