My attempts to comb the web for helpful 2.0 web applications that make learnng fun! The apps I select are free--as well as useful. Nov 26
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21st Century Fluencies
Here is the original citation for this publication: Hooper, S., & Rieber, L. P. (1995).
Ownership of Learning
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Personal Learning Networks
I was recently participating in an online chat with a number of teachers on the topic of student motivation and buy-in into learning. As with other times I’ve heard educators discuss this topic, the direction of the conversation eventually led toward a desire for having students take “ownership” of their learning. This notion that education should inspire students toward ownership of their learning is a common refrain, and is a belief that I’d think a vast number of teachers would be comfortable expressing support for.
Challenge Based Learning
Digital Media & Learning
By Marc Prensky Here’s an idea to get at least something positive out of the Gulf oil spill.