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La gran estafa de la revolución tecnológica. Móviles, robótica, internet...

La gran estafa de la revolución tecnológica

Creíamos que la revolución tecnológica dispararía la economía. Cada vez más expertos sostienen lo contrario. Apenas crea empleo, no aumenta la productividad y sólo da dinero a un puñado de elegidos. Hasta Obama duda. ¿Ha muerto la utopía digital? Response: Start With 'Learning Goals' Before Thinking About Tech. Informed by Research. To speak a language, you have to know the words.

Informed by Research

The long held assumption about learning a second language is that grammar is more important than vocabulary. Second language instruction has traditionally focused on teaching adult language learners grammatical knowledge: sentence construction, verb conjugations, singular and plural forms, noun-adjective agreements, verb tenses, etc. Uk.businessinsider. Let’s be honest: our education system is fucked.

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I mean, almost all of the important history I learned between grades 5 and 12 I could probably find on Wikipedia and understand within a few weeks now. And pretty much any scientific knowledge you could ever want to learn is explained with pretty videos on YouTube. On top of that, you have the most unstable job market in almost 100 years, technology developing so rapidly that robots will be doing half the work in another decade, college degrees that some argue are now worthless, and new industries and technologies being invented practically every six months. Yet we’re still pushing kids through the same curriculum their grandparents went through. It’s cliche at this point to say that the most important things you learn in life you don’t learn in school. Why technology in schools must serve a purpose.

If you’re a student, teacher or parent, you might have noticed there is a massive push to use technology in the classroom these days.

Why technology in schools must serve a purpose

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear somebody talking about the digital curriculum, or computers in classrooms, or teaching coding in schools. But this push for more technology often misses the mark when it comes to improving educational outcomes. Just adding more gadgets to the classroom won’t necessarily benefit students. Rather, we need fewer gimmicks and more focus on what actually works. Good for learning? Schools are being forced to embrace computers. Many schools now have a 1-to-1 computer policy, and many districts and states in the United States have mandated computers or iPads across the state for every student, including Los Angeles, the second largest school district in the country. Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning Education 3.0.

Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning and implementing Education 3.0.

Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning Education 3.0

This post seeks to compare the developments of the Internet-Web to those of education. The Internet has become an integral thread of the tapestries of most societies throughout the globe. When the Computer Takes Over for the Teacher. Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from "content expert" to "curriculum facilitator.

When the Computer Takes Over for the Teacher

" Instead, I describe what I think the public-school classroom will look like in 20 years, with a large, fantastic computer screen at the front, streaming one of the nation’s most engaging, informative lessons available on a particular topic. The "virtual class" will be introduced, guided, and curated by one of the country’s best teachers (a.k.a. a "super-teacher"), and it will include professionally produced footage of current events, relevant excerpts from powerful TedTalks, interactive games students can play against other students nationwide, and a formal assessment that the computer will immediately score and record.

11 Reasons Teachers Aren't Using Technology #edchat #edtech. I know that all tools are technically technology.

11 Reasons Teachers Aren't Using Technology #edchat #edtech

However, for the purpose of this post, I'm thinking computers, tablets and mobile devices. This is not a comprehensive list and I admit that it's limited entirely to my own experiences and my own local context: #1: Fear Implementing new technology can be frightening on so many levels. AIR2010%20Interactive%20Tech%20FINAL.pdf. This Is The Future Of College. The college experience has been roughly the same for the last 100 years: You pick a major, find a school, buy the books, attend the lectures, write the papers, take the tests, get the grades, graduate, work to pay off debt.

This Is The Future Of College

For years, college was the best pathway to a job. But as costs continue to rise and the percentage of graduates finding work falls, students are beginning to wonder: What’s the real value of a college education? "Charging people lots of money to provide them with skills they could learn from an Internet video is probably not gonna be a viable long-term financial model," says Richard Miller, president of Olin College of Engineering. "Knowledge is now a commodity. It’s really inexpensive and easy to get. EDS - Instructional Technology. Why technology in schools must serve a purpose. Teaching and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 07-05-15. Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets posted on Twitter over this past week … collected here to share with our blog readers.

Teaching and Instructional Technology Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 07-05-15

This week … teaching global awareness, exploring the future of college, making learning cool and fun with “Vsauce”, taking a look at the idea that differentiating by ‘learning styles’ hasn’t proved to be effective, tapping into brain science, and teaching and learning with Twitter … Neuromyth: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic Learning (differentiating doesn’t improve learning!) 10 Awesome Apps for Teaching Global Four Pillars for Using Ed Apps (Spoiler Alert, the Difference is the Teacher) Teachers tap into brain science to boost 3-D Technology for Classroom Touted at ISTE ‘Earth Primer’ app makes science interactive for.