SO, What’s THE CHANGE For Teachers In 21st Century Education!? – EDU: Digital CitiZENship, CyberSecurity, eSkills, Modern EDU by Gust MEES. This is a general overview only to explain in simple words: I get asked very often and get also a lot of discussions with people and also teachers about what’s THE real CHANGE in 21st Century Education and especially for teachers, even that MOST people tell me that “THE CHANGE” is very difficult to understand!
BUT it’s actually very easy to understand, BUT it needs to get accepted from the teachers! This is my point of view, let me explain, please:. What really changed for teachers is the way they will teach the students, THEY are NOT anymore “THE BOSS” in the classroom, ===> THEY are NOW a coach! <=== Someone who is guiding the students (learners) in THEIR way of learning and showing THEM how to learn and to deal with the BIG DATA on the Internet! It’s NOW ===> Us and THEM <===, WE try to work as a team for getting BEST results, it is NOW learner-centered!
Image source: Prepare Learners for the Global Workforce. Information Literacy. ‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning. What does it mean to be human in a digital age?
Some people researching education technology might not spend their days wondering how their work fits into this existential question—but George Siemens isn’t "some people. " “Maybe my mama hugged me extra when I was a baby.” That’s his explanation for how he thinks about the role of education in the 21st century. A researcher, theorist, educator, Siemens is the digital learning guy. He’s credited with co-teaching the first MOOC in 2008, introduced the theory of “connectivism”—the idea that knowledge is distributed across digital networks—and spearheaded research projects about the role of data and analytics in education.
Siemens’ work is on the cutting edge of what’s possible in digital learning, but he doesn’t want to discuss the latest fads in education technology. SEFE 680 paper. Constructivisminelt - Constructivist Learning Environments. © Paweł How would you answer if you were asked to name something that you are well acknowledged with.
You would say maths, musics, human anatomy or whatever is of interest to you, any subject you liked the most at school. But try to think of your own neighbourhood when you were a kid. You learned where things were – the nearby playground, all the shops where you could buy whatever you wanted or the park opposite. You learned how to get there and back, how to move around and simply what they had to offer: swinging, names of candies or kinds of trees or different plants in the park. Learning Resources. How is Critical Thinking Different from Analytical or Lateral Thinking? Critical thinking as a term is often mentioned as a key skill for employees to have at all levels of the organization but many people do not fully understand it or confuse it with the related but different terms of analytical and lateral thinking.
Learning Styles. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 8 Elements of The Critical Thinking Process. April 3, 2014 You ask any teacher about the skills they want their students to develop and critical thinking will be among the first cited skills.
So what is critical thinking all about ? Critical thinking is a cognitive process that requires disruptive patterns of thinking, ones that question the status quo of propositions and leads to the creation of alternative lines of reasoning. Defining critical thinking as a process signifies by implication the presence of different elements, stages, steps you name it that constitute and shapes its core. These elements are what I want to share with you today. Elesapiens has recently published a great article entitled " Critical Thinking: Education Competent Citizens" in which he analyzed and discussed the 8 constitutive skills of the critical thinking process.These elements, as shown in the visual below, are :
100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers. YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and playing host to the some of the most depressingly stupid comments this side of Yahoo!
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Reflective School This week I'm presenting at the "Teaching and Learning Conference" in Amphitheater SD (Tucson AZ).
Next week, I will keynote at the "Rigor, Relevance and Relationships Leadership Conference" in Cyprus-Fairbank ISD (Houston TX). In addition to workshops on learning strategies and educational technology, I will feature a session on "Teaching, Learning and Leading in a Reflective School. " This workshop is based on my 4-part blog series "A Taxonomy of Reflection: Critical Thinking For Students, Teachers, and Principals.
" To visually introduce my taxonomy, I created the Prezi presentation below. Enjoy, reflect, and leave your feedback with a comment. The Reflective School by Peter Pappas on Prezi Tags: Critical thinking, Innovation, Prezi, Relationships Trackback URL. 21st Century Learning.
Gifted. Great educators. 21st century learning. The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model. The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model by Terry Heick As a follow-up to our 9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning we developed in 2009, we have developed an updated framework, The Inside-Out Learning Model.
The goal of the model is simple enough–not pure academic proficiency, but instead authentic self-knowledge, diverse local and global interdependence, adaptive critical thinking, and adaptive media literacy.