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Twenty-third issue, Volume Eight
|TLT Group TGIF 2.03.15|
| From TLT Group World|
A BIG Thank You to Cynthia Wilson, from the League for Innovation, and TLT Member panelists: David Parker, Denise Hyde, Irina Ivliyeva, Lisa Star, and Bonnie Mullinix. The conversation regarding student success and completion was outstanding.
On FridayLive! this week, Apps for Making it Stick
The authors of the book, Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, organized learning strategies around four categories: retrieval, elaboration, generation, and reflection. Penny Kuckkahn and Stephen Kaufman will be recommending apps associated with those same categories. It will be a fun and high energy packed session. Register Here
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You can also support us indirectly by purchasing books from Amazon via links in our recommended reading list or shop using this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will then make a donation to the TLT Group.
|More from the TLT-SWG Blog|
Keeping Up - Semi-Stone Soup
Share Something New, Useful
DATE: February 4, 2015
TIME: 3-4 pm Eastern
PRESENTERS: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey and others
In this informal session, TLT Members are invited to participate in several different ways:
You are invited to indicate what you plan to share or your burning question/challenge ahead of time. This is purely optional but if you would like to do so, this link will take you to a Google form.
Upcoming Member Exchange events
February 4, 2015 Keeping Up - Semi Stone Soup
February 11, 2015 TOL4B Planning
February 18, 2015 Can We Influence App DependencyFebruary 25, 2015 PLANNING MEETING, 1st Spring 2015 Book Discussion - The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived
Date: February 6, 2015
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all
Presenters: Stephen Kaufman, The University of Akron, Penny Kuckkahn, Nicolet College, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, TLT Group
You may have joined us in November when we talked together about the book “Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.” Our app stars are back to help us explore various apps students and faculty can use to facilitate learning related to concepts in the book such as
If you haven’t purchased the book, you may want to do so, Purchase the book here.
If you want to brush up on some of the concepts, you may want to read 1 or 2 of the resources suggested by Harvard Business Press or review this set of flashcards.
TLT Members have access to the recording from the November 7th event here.
| Spring 2015 Book Discussion Series|
March 13, 2015
TWO ONLINE ARTICLES
The Cobweb: Can the Internet be Archived. New Yorker Article (1/26/2015) (+ one other TBD)
April 10, 2015
A GRAPHIC NOVEL
Doxiadis, A & Papadimitriou, CH. (2009).
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth. Bloomsbury.
May 8, 2015
Medina, John (2014) Brain Rules, (Updated and Expanded): 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, Seattle, WA: Pear Press
June 12, 2015
Alameddine, Rabih (2014) An Unnecessary Woman Nov 11, 2014, Grove Press
|Encourage. Enable. Engage.|