Dave Adams, former Edmentum Chief Academic Officer, comes on the show to share newly published research on building high quality academic programs.
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Norman Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) framework is a highly regarded model that has been proven to be useful in understanding what type of knowledge is required to solve problems in academia. Webb has outlined different levels of content complexity and understanding. Let’s take a look at an example, the DOK summary definitions for mathematics, which follow 4 steps.
Brain-based learning refers to teaching methods, lesson designs, and school programs that are based on the latest scientific research about how the brain learns, including factors such as neuroscience and cognitive development—how students learn differently as they age, grow, and mature socially, emotionally, and cognitively. Take a look into how to bring brain-based learning into your classroom with these five strategies.