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Grant Potter

https://fredrikdeboer.com/2017/05/16/study-of-the-week-what-actually-helps-poor-students-human-beings/ "What’s shared by tutoring, small group instruction, cooperative learning, and feedback and progress monitoring – the interventions that come out looking best? The influence of another human being. The ability to work closely with others, particularly trained professionals, to go through the hard, inherently social work of error and correction and trying again. Being guided by another human being towards mastery of skills and concepts. Not paying tons of money on some ed tech boondoggle. Rather, giving individual people the time necessary to work closely with students and shepherd their progress. Imagine if we invested our money in giving all struggling students the ability to work individually or in small groups with dedicated educational professionals that we treated as respected experts and paid accordingly."

Grant Potter

For the purpose of maintaining order, the future classroom will come equipped with watchful robots that rap students on the head if they lose focus or act up,” Shōnen Sunday, 1969. via: http://theappendix.net/issues/2014/7/party-like-its-1999-japanese-retrofuturism-and-chrono-trigger

Grant Potter

More great writing from @unbc @docdez Molecular Cell Physiology students http://unbc.biol312.ca/

Grant Potter

Spying on Students: School-Issued Devices and Student Privacy

Lack of transparency - Investigative burdens - Data concerns - Lack of choice - Overreliance on “privacy by policy.” - Need for digital privacy training and education.

Grant Potter

some more politics of open ... BC Liberals will: Continue to expand the program by committing an additional $10 million over the term http://www.bcliberals.com/platform/adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money/#adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money

Grant Potter

some more politics of open ... BC Liberals will: Continue to expand the program by committing an additional $10 million over the term http://www.bcliberals.com/platform/adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money/#adding-b-c-s-open-textbooks-saving-students-money

Grant Potter

Teaching Students to Marshal Evidence and Evaluate Claims https://hypothes.is/blog/teaching-students-to-marshal-evidence-and-evaluate-claims/ via @judell & @hypothes_is

Grant Potter

@gccollab ... to build a more connected, relevant and responsive cohort of public servants, students and academics https://gccollab.ca/about

Grant Potter

http://ai.umich.edu/portfolio/e-coach/ 'a way to create personal connection, advice markets and support for students in introductory physics, chemistry, statistics and biology classes.'

Grant Potter

http://callingbullshit.org/ "the aim of this course is to help students navigate the bullshit-rich modern environment by identifying bullshit, seeing through it, and combatting it with effective analysis and argument."