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The Intersections of Lego Tech and Bilingual Education

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Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity - Etienne Wenger. "Introduction to communities of practice," (Wenger-Trayner, 2015) Introduction to communities of practice. The concept of community of practice has found a number of practical applications in business, organizational design, government, education, professional associations, development projects, and civic life.

Organizations. The concept has been adopted most readily by people in business because of the recognition that knowledge is a critical asset that needs to be managed strategically. Initial efforts at managing knowledge had focused on information systems with disappointing results. Communities of practice provided a new approach, which focused on people and on the social structures that enable them to learn with and from each other. Today, there is hardly any organization of a reasonable size that does not have some form communities-of-practice initiative. A number of characteristics explain this rush of interest in communities of practice as a vehicle for developing strategic capabilities in organizations: Government.

Education. Associations. Social sector. International development. Bilingual Education in the 21st Century: A Global Perspective - Livros na Amazon Brasil- 9781405119948. This book is an excellent and the most updated source for students, academics or teachers in the field of bilingual/multicultural education. Its large scope from the basics and historical develeopment of bilingual education to actual classroom practices and methodologies makes this book unique for both researchers and practitioners. The clear distinctions made between important concepts such as bilingual/bicultural literacy vs balanced literacy helps the reader grasp them easily. The book is also unique and different from the previous sources in the field with its 'translanguaging' perspective. The author of the book, Ofelia García, has caught a perpective much-awaited in the bi/multicultural education field. The theories and all the information makes better sense with the overall perspective of translanguaging.

Not only bilingual education but also ESL researchers and practitioners will benefit greatly from this book. Teaching Bilinguals (Even If You’re Not One) | CUNY-NYSIEB. Telling stories through creative play - Articles - Family LEGO.com. How can you use LEGO bricks to tell stories? Think about the way kids tell stories. “Once upon a time, there was a tiny robot on a horse with three legs who lived with his two best friends, a six-headed dragon and a blue turtle.

The end.” It’s one line, but it’s enough to get you started thinking about what parts of that very short story you could build. As adults, we’re used to reading and watching long books and movies with complicated plots, believable characters and their motives. That doesn’t mean you have to create a long, well-thought-out story before you can start telling or building stories with your family. When you open a box of LEGO bricks, at first, maybe you only see the bricks. When your child puts two bricks together and sees a skyscraper, a moose or an underwater castle, that’s what’s real to them. Our designers have created a free download with creative keywords you can use as inspiration to start building and telling stories with your family. Playful Learning pdf. LEGO Education. Engage Your Class With Hands-On LEGO Learning Create more learning opportunities in your classroom to help students develop 21st century skills and become lifelong learners.

Integrate our sets, designed with lesson plans aligned to national curriculum standards, into your existing curriculum today. Shop Products LEGO Education Solutions Early Learning LEGO® Education Solutions for early learning use play to open up the world of early math, science, and language skills for young children. Primary LEGO® Education Solutions for primary school provide the engaging, hands-on experiences students need to explore core STEM concepts and link them to real-life phenomenon. Secondary Introducing Coding Express Coding Express enables young learners to explore early coding concepts by bringing a classic train set to life with action bricks along with an optional app. Learn More Shop Your Favorite Products Now Searching for Funding? Contact a Solutions Consultant Stay connected. The importance of hands on learning in education | Education Technology. Project Based Learning | BIE. Entenda as 10 competências gerais que orientam a Base Nacional Comum | CPB Educacional.

A terceira versão da BNCC (Base Nacional Comum Curricular), apresentada pelo Ministério da Educação no dia 6 de abril, define um conjunto de 10 competências gerais que devem ser desenvolvidas de forma integrada aos componentes curriculares, ao longo de toda a educação básica. As competências foram definidas a partir dos direitos éticos, estéticos e políticos assegurados pelas Diretrizes Curriculares Nacionais e de conhecimentos, habilidades, atitudes e valores essenciais para a vida no século 21. Segundo a BNCC, as competências gerais “explicitam o compromisso da educação brasileira com a formação humana integral e com a construção de uma sociedade justa, democrática e inclusiva”. Elas foram incluídas no capítulo introdutório da Base, que também apresenta os fundamentos pedagógicos que orientam todo o documento.

A Base Nacional Comum Curricular define o conjunto de aprendizagens essenciais a que todos os estudantes brasileiros têm direito durante a educação básica. O novo papel da escola - Educação. As escolas devem ter tecnologia suficiente para se conectar com outras instituições de ensino do país e do mundo -o que democratiza o acesso à informação e permite o compartilhamento de materiais de ensino e de boas práticas didáticas. Essa conexão entre escolas é um dos legados que Barack Obama pretende deixar de sua presidência nos Estados Unidos. A proposta da Casa Branca, que começou na segunda gestão Obama, em 2013, é conectar os alunos e os professores de todo o país até 2018 por meio de internet e de tecnologia nas escolas. Richard Culatta, especialista à frente do projeto dos EUA, batizado de ConnectED, até 2015, esteve no Brasil recentemente para um evento da Fundação Lemann -ONG que defende a internet de alta velocidade nas escolas públicas brasileiras.

Leia entrevista abaixo. Folha - O que é inovação? Richard Culatta - Acredito que a inovação é encontrar soluções novas, que podem ser disseminadas, aos problemas que ainda existem. E como medir a eficiência da inovação nas escolas? Life Feast. Connectme.