Debunking the learning styles myth


It’s not a scoop but learning styles don’t exist! “Decades of research suggest that learning styles, or the belief that people learn better when they receive instruction in their dominant way of learning, may be one of the most pervasive myths about cognition” (Nancekivell et al., 2019). According to their study, 90% people believe learning … Continue reading Debunking the learning styles myth

Summary of Hattie’s Recent Post


Fellow educators on Distance Learning might have read Hattie’s post on what matters and what doesn’t while teaching online. I have made visual summaries. Feel free to make a copy and distribute. Summary for parents and educators Teacher Version Parent Version Video for parents: Thank you!

French Meditation to start the class


I created this video for my French learners. I use it as a routine to start the class so students can come in, relax, calm down and then feel ready to learn: Feel free to share away!

PYP – a constructivist appraoch


As the whole-school EdTech coach, I was particularly interested in the section about “ICT” (though I anticipate the name will change after the review). A constructivist classroom embraces 21st century learning which refuses to deny the world around us (the technology era) and focuses on the computational thinking skills and the 4 Cs (Creativity, Collaboration, Communication … Continue reading PYP – a constructivist appraoch