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Dean Larry Flick

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Do Teachers and University Faculty Learn from Teaching Experience?

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

I am proposing three issues that are of central concern if we are to become better educating students and move away from the repetitive churn of reforms and worn out language that masks the reality that little change is taking place. What follows are three principles for impacting change culled from experienced observation of school […]

Making Time for Students to Think Out Loud

Monday, October 21st, 2013

Why don’t we ask students to explain how they worked a problem and why they did it that way? Why don’t we ask students to explain how a concept in science is applied in a particular situation and why it makes sense – or not? Developing these verbal skills has social implications for linking students together in learning.

Developing Skills for Employing New Technologies

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Dean Flick reflects on how employing new technologies would benefit from the partnership approach discussed in my previous blog entry.