Instruction using gestures — whether performed by a live teacher or digital avatar — may improve student learning, according to research by Susan Wagner Cook at the University of Iowa. Other studies on the topic of “embodied cognition” have yielded similar results.
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Seven key practices may help schools operate successful blended-learning programs, according to a report about takeaways from the 2017 Blended and Personalized Learning Conference. Practices include going slow to go fast and increasing student agency.
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Teresa Donnellan is an editorial assistant at SmartBrief.
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