How novelty can help boost student learning

Taking a new path in the classroom can improve student learning, particularly for students who are considered "novelty learners," writes veteran educator Charles Laurent. Novelty teaching and learning can include everything from sweeping changes, such as introducing a new curriculum, to smaller adjustments, such as rearranging desks. It also prompts individuals to rethink the way they are doing things, Laurent writes.

View Full Article in:

Education Week Teacher (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise
XSEED Education (India)
Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)
RFP Specialist, Contract Position
ASCD
Alexandria, VA
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO
DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Boulder, CO