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Joshua Eyler
Executive Director of & Adjunct Associate Professor of Humanities at Rice University. Author: How Humans Learn ()
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Joshua Eyler 1h
Replying to @EWhitteck @RissaChem
Very cool! I’d be happy to help.
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Joshua Eyler 1h
I’m actually giving a talk about all this tomorrow at so it’s on my mind! 😃
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Replying to @EWhitteck @RissaChem
Here’s a tool I designed to help with this too:
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Replying to @EWhitteck @RissaChem
I talk a lot about this in the last chapter of my book. This is hard to do but so important. First step is to help prepare them to learn from failure (resilience) and then developing pedagogy that utilize it. My fave is Manu Kapur’s productive failure strategy.
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Cathie LeBlanc May 17
A short reflection about How Humans Learn by for the
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Matthew P. Winslow 11h
Replying to @mpwinslow
We don’t have to follow Bernstein’s model exactly, we just need to get students actively involved in critical thinking about topics/misconceptions they care about 6/8
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hattie 21h
naming a dragon drogon is the most lazy thing I’ve ever heard lmao pls meet my dog, deg
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Ibram X. Kendi May 19
Just so everyone’s clear: Robert’s gift is estimated at $40 million. It is the largest ever gift to and the single largest gift ever provided to eliminate student debt in the United States. With student debt disproportionately strangling Black people, this is major.
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Joshua Eyler 12h
Replying to @FrancisRules5
How I Met Your Mother
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Yes, HIMYM’s finale was far worse.
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Joshua Eyler May 18
Todd’s great!!
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Joshua Eyler May 18
Nice!
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Ian Wolf May 18
We're getting some help from , but my book group is going to be facilitating small group discussions based on productive failure. Super stoked!
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Joshua Eyler May 18
That’s so great to hear, Ian! I appreciate the kind words and hope the event goes well!
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Ian Wolf May 18
It's so good! The last chapter is going to be the framework for my institution's professional development day next week. So many mind-blowing passages!
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Joshua Eyler May 18
Replying to @LucrecesNeedle
Excellent! Let me know what you think when you’re finished!
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Dr. Lizz May 18
Can't wait to read the book that arrived today!
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Dr. Courtney Barajas May 17
“By characterizing the profession as sadly diminished since its white male heyday, it winds up eulogizing precisely the worst aspects of academia, the ones many of us are trying to eradicate.”
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Joshua Eyler May 18
2 examples of this that I’ve run into: Piers Plowman’s A-B-C texts and students’ supposed 10 minute attention spans. Attention has limits but it is variable depending on activity, interest, authenticity.
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Laura Gibbs May 17
and shameless plug for book that has pulled together with contributions from higher ed and K-12 folks on ungrading, whoo-hoo! here's the chapter I wrote for that:
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