Classroom 2.0 LIVE! - Saturday Shows

Saturday, April 14, 2018
Pooja Agarwal "Unleash the Science of Learning: Transform Teaching with Strategies from Cognitive Science"

We are excited to welcome our special guest presenter, Pooja Agarwal, Ph.D, who will be sharing some fantastic information about the brain and memory! This is guaranteed to challenge all of our brains! She will be providing information about “retrieval practice” which is a learning strategy where you focus on getting information OUT of students' heads rather than trying to get it IN!

Webinar Description:
"Unleash the Science of Learning: Transform Teaching with Strategies from Cognitive Science"
There is a lot to learn in the world. Students can’t learn everything, and educators can’t teach everything. Especially not over, and over, and over again each time students forget. What can we do to improve learning and reduce forgetting? How can we use our limited amount of classroom time and make learning stick? Based on more than 100 years of research, cognitive scientists have established powerful strategies that substantially improve learning for diverse age groups, subject areas, and education rigor. In this workshop, Assistant Professor and Cognitive Scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., goes behind the scenes and illuminates key discoveries, teaching strategies, and classroom resources based on the science of learning. Armed with evidence-based strategies, it’s time to challenge our perceptions of learning and transform teaching in our classrooms.

Pooja Agarwal, Ph.D. is an expert in the field of cognitive science. She has conducted learning and memory research in a variety of classroom settings for more than 10 years. Passionate about evidence-based education, Pooja has extensive teaching experience in K-12 and higher education, as well as expertise in education policy at state and national levels. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, teaching psychological science to exceptional undergraduate musicians. Pooja leads, a hub of cognitive science research, resources, and tips for educators. Pooja's research is supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, her work has been featured in the New York Times, Education Week, and Scientific American, as well as academic journals, books, and podcasts.

Remember to follow us on Twitter: #liveclass20

On the Classroom 2.0 LIVE! site ( you'll find the recordings and Livebinder from our recent “March Featured Teacher: Paula Fehlinger-Going Global in the Classroom” session presented by Paula Fehlinger. Click on the Archives and Resources tab.

Site Search by Google

Google Classroom 2.0 Search

Finding Interesting Discussions

Forum posts can be organized by the use of "tags." To see discussions on specific topics, click on the links below.

Standardized tags you can use to have your posts included in the link results are shown in parentheses. You can also help by adding tags to others' posts. (To participate in the discussion on standardized tagging here at Classroom 2.0, see this page.)

By Tool:

By Subject:
By Area:
Search By Other Tags:


Welcome to, the social network for those interested in  Web 2.0, Social Media, and Participative Technologies in the classroom. We encourage you to sign up to participate in the great discussions here, to receive event notifications, and to find and connect with colleagues. We have over 85,000 members from 200 countries!

Classroom 2.0 is a free, community-supported network. We especially hope that those who are "beginners" will find this a supportive comfortable place to start being part of the digital dialog. Because of spammers, we have to approve all memberships here. While your membership is pending you are still welcome to peruse the site or attend any events!

Once your membership is approved, the best way to find or become part of a conversation is to us the search box at the upper right or the topic list to the lower left.  You can also introduce yourself to the whole network by going to the introductory forum message. Please also feel free to explore! Here are some starting tips and a "Tour of Classroom 2.0" Elluminate recording, or you can ask help of a "host."  Thanks so much for being here!




Technology in the classroom

Started by Mariha Shields in Help or Feedback Needed. Last reply by amirah ara 8 minutes ago. 6 Replies

What technology are you using in your classrooms?Continue

Blended Learning Design contest

Started by Konstantinos Michos in Introductions yesterday. 0 Replies

The TIDE research group on Learning Technologies of Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona has created a "Blended Learning Design" contest to promote the creation and sharing of learning designs (documented…Continue

Tags: blended, design, learning

How do you handle plagiarism?

Started by John Pizarro in Book Discussions. Last reply by amirah ara on Tuesday. 3 Replies

It is my first year teaching, recently I have discovered that a student had copied part of an essay from online sources. Is it a big problem at your school? How do you teach academic integrity and handle cheating cases?  How to fight plagiarism in…Continue

Tags: plagiarism

China Week - Have you considered China as a teaching destination?

Started by Ed Vectus in News or Noteworthy. Last reply by Ray Ashcraft Apr 12. 1 Reply

International teaching is a popular topic amongst teachers looking to combine travel and work or teachers who have a strong curiosity for different cultures and want to work with diverse students. This week, at Edvectus, we are celebrating China…Continue


Started by VirginiaJenkins in Introductions Apr 5. 0 Replies

Hi,So last night I had a flashback dream to a section in Halo 4's Shutdown mission where I constantly died while attempting to solo it on Legendary.The section of the mission from the dream was the part where you travel on a gondola while activating…Continue

Latest Activity

amirah ara replied to Mariha Shields's discussion Technology in the classroom
"Schools are on the fence about the use of certain mobile devices; thinking they're more a burden than a strategic learning tool. Schools want to deploy mobile devices but their WiFi networks are not capable of properly supporting the technology"
8 minutes ago
Oscar Bustamante replied to Francisco Salgado-Robles's discussion Blog III_SS2018 in the group The Secondary School Curriculum in Foreign Language
"Hi Maria, Your micro teaching lesson covered grammar which is more difficult to present and explain than culture. However I liked the music video that helped to attract our attention. Mary and you explained the conjugation of some verbs in Italian…"
4 hours ago
Timothy Aguila replied to Sarah Pollack's discussion Blog #3 due Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 11:30 pm in the group SPN 119 Spring 2018
"Unos beneficios de ser bilingue es sabes ambos idiomas, uno o otro español y ingles, ingles y italiano, ingles y japones, etc. Bilingue hace un el ambiente dónde sabes los dos idiomas hace objectivos mucho más facíl en el…"
6 hours ago
Timothy Aguila replied to Sarah Pollack's discussion Blog #2, due on SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018 at 11:30 PM in the group SPN 119 Spring 2018
"Una ventaja eso que hay ere latino es los Estados Unidos, es sabe hablar los dos idiomas, Español y Ingles. Los dose idiomas es para differente razónes, con Español es en la casa con tú familia y ingles es para fuera de…"
6 hours ago
Timothy Aguila liked Sarah Pollack's discussion Blog #2, due on SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2018 at 11:30 PM
7 hours ago
Alejandra N Baldini replied to Sarah Pollack's discussion Blog #3 due Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 11:30 pm in the group SPN 119 Spring 2018
"Que bien y súper interesante Andres! Deberías seguir viendo los programas en japonés. Hay mucha gente que aprende idiomas con solo ver programas de televisión en ese idioma. Es muy interesante! Tu y tus amigos a quienes…"
7 hours ago
Alejandra N Baldini replied to Sarah Pollack's discussion Blog #3 due Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 11:30 pm in the group SPN 119 Spring 2018
"3- La educación bilingüe es una gran idea. Cuando era pequeña mi escuela ofrecía opciones de estar en clases bilingües ó en clases normales. Mi mamá me inscribió a la clase bilingüe y hay…"
7 hours ago
Melanie Fontecha Rivera replied to Sarah Pollack's discussion Blog #3 due Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 11:30 pm in the group SPN 119 Spring 2018
"Yo también estoy de acuerdo contigo Samantha, ser bilingual es importante. Yo aprendi que usted coge muchos beneficios sabiendo otro lenguaje porque ayudas a otras personas que necesitan ayuda. Y el día que se consiga un trabajo si le…"
7 hours ago

A Learning Revolution Project

Commercial Policy

If you are representing a commercial entity, please see the specific guidelines on your participation.

The Fifth Year Anniversary Book Project!

We want you to write a chapter!

Click here!





© 2018   Created by Steve Hargadon.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service