Posts Tagged: Visible Learning
Premier educators such as Dr. Paul Bambrick-Santoyo (Driven By Data 2.0: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction) and Dr. John Hattie (Visible Learning) promote the use of data in enhancing instruction and student learning. In this linked white paper, Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong discusses these techniques and showcases how to implement them using Naiku.
Visible Learning is an excellent resource illustrating the effectiveness of student-centered learning which Naiku wholeheartedly supports. In Visible Learning and Visible Learning for Teachers, Dr. John Hattie (2009, 2012) synthesizes research studies involving hundreds of millions of students to show the effectiveness of different approaches to improve learning. Dr. Hattie found that student-centered learning strategies have the highest impact on learning. In particular, he found that strategies that help make student learning visible for the teacher are most effective. Because of that, Naiku allows teachers to transform the assessment experience into a learning … Read More
Gain Visibility into Student Expectations to Accelerate Student Achievement The number one influencer of student achievement is student expectations (or self-reported grades) as found by Hattie (2012) in Visible Learning. To gain visibility into student expectations, Dr. Nhouyvanisvong proposes a 4-step process for teachers to develop their students metacognitive skills through goal setting, test prediction, confidence ratings, and reflection Download this white paper by Dr. Adisack Nhouyvanisvong to learn more about how you can gain visibility into your students’ expectations and to guide them reaching those targets: Accelerate Student Achievement Through Student Expectations … Read More
To Improve Student Learning, We Must Understand How Students Learn. In the wilderness of educational practices, programs, and interventions, ranging from charter schools, to phonics instruction, to peer instruction, one practice has been shown, time and time again, to greatly improve student learning: feedback. It is one the most researched and documented ways of how students learn. In this white paper, we review the educational research literature about how students learn through feedback and how educational assessment technology can be an effective tool for teachers to improve feedback and consequently … Read More
In Visible Learning and Visible Learning for Teachers, Dr. John Hattie (2009, 2012) synthesizes over 900 meta- analysis research studies involving hundreds of millions of students to determine what actually works in schools to improve learning. Hattie looked into influences of the student, home, teacher, school, curricula, and instructional strategies. He found that the teacher, and specifically coupled with those strategies that help make student learning visible for the teacher, have the highest impact on learning. Naiku (“teacher” in Lao) is more than just an assessment solution. Naiku allows teachers … Read More