Writing materials

Recording and/or writing? Weighing the Benefits of Reflective Practices

Let’s face it: reflecting on learning is a laudable practice that should be part of any learning experience! For both teachers and students, reflection is an important practice for making sense of what one has done and/or learned. The concept of reflection as an “educational process” dates back to the work of John Dewey (1933), […]

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Writing to belong can encourage retention

Colleges and universities are devoting resources to student retention efforts, sometimes with little gain. These efforts will be further challenged by the social, educational and economic effects of COVID-19. A new paper in Scientists progress does not claim to solve the puzzle of school perseverance. But he offers a relatively simple and proven suggestion: Get […]