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Generally, the Cognitive Load Theory is a theory about learning built on the premise that since the brain can only do so many things at once, we should be intentional about what we ask it to do. So how should we prioritize tasks to optimize learning?

Teaching is more like marketing than we'd care to admit. Getting to know students is a matter of asking the right questions.

6 Questions To Guide You In Choosing Your Next Professional Development Conference

TeachThought is a website that offers articles, lists, and links to other education websites. It's focus seems to be on integrating more technology into the classroom, which could be helpful.

The Nerdy Teacher: Aspects of Effective Project Based Learning #PBLCh...

"What Makes Project Based Learning Effective?" - about ownership, creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and fun (from The Nerdy Teacher)

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Librarians are stepping into the breach to help students become smarter evaluators of the information that floods into their lives. That’s increasingly necessary in an era in which fake news is a constant.

Friday, May Librarians Take Up Arms Against Fake News : Janelle Hagen in the middle school library at Lakeside School in Seattle. (Jerry Large/The Seattle Times)

Let’s stop calling them ‘soft skills’ – Medium

The apocryphal story is that Ty Cobb was a jerk. His teammates didn’t like him very much. That’s because baseball keeps score… of hits, of runs and of catches…