6 Tips on the Future of Learning from Actual Teenage Exponential Thinkers. By Libby Falck ✍️ 1.
Make it about ME 🙇 The first thing that became very clear during our conversation was that our group of “Generation Me” millennials expect their learning to be highly personalized. It should be “my choice” to pursue “my interests” at “my pace,” they argued. Although this may at first sound childish, these demands are far from selfish. Online publication for school educators. Research has indicated that young people today are likely to have 17 jobs over five different careers after they leave school.
Charles Fadel is a pioneer of the idea of 21st Century skills, founder of the Center for Curriculum Redesign, and visiting scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He’s also delivering the 2017 Australian Learning Lecture – The New Success – this month. 12 Things That Will Disappear From Classrooms In The Next 12 Years - 12 Things That Will Disappear From Classrooms In The Next 12 Years by Terry Heick The classroom is changing because the world is changing.
That may not be as true as we’d like it to be–the pace of the change in education lags awkwardly behind what we see in the consumer markets. Leading Voices - Jan Owen AM. Jan Owen AM “Almost 70 per cent of young Australians are studying right now in education for jobs that won't exist in 10 to 15 years’ time” Jan Owen is a highly regarded social entrepreneur, innovator and child and youth advocate.
She is the CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), a for-purpose organisation committed to creating generational transformation by improving the learning outcomes and life opportunities of young Australians. Before joining FYA, Jan was Executive Director of Social Ventures Australia, which aims to increase the impact of the Australian social sector. Read more Prior to this, she founded the CREATE Foundation, the national consumer body for children and young people in out of home care. A Diagram Of Pedagogy in the 21st Century - TeachThought: A Diagram Of Pedagogy in the 21st Century by Terry Heick We know that thinking in the 21st century seems different.
What about teaching? Aside from the presence of dizzying technologies, added pressure for data-based improvements, and a persistent call for innovation, how is teaching different in 2016 than it was in, say, 1984? The New Basics Web Final. Equipping students with 'enterprise skills' Teachers can better prepare students for future careers by helping them develop 'enterprise skills' such as digital and financial literacy, critical thinking and teamwork, according to analysis of millions of job ads.
The new research reveals youngsters entering the workforce can't rely solely on industry-specific technical skills to secure a position as employers are increasingly looking for candidates with enterprise skills, which are sometimes referred to as 21st Century or soft skills. The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), which has published the findings, says Australia needs to invest in a national strategy to ensure students are developing enterprise skills 'inside and outside the classroom'. Its study analysed 4.2 million online job ads in Australia between 2012 and 2015. 12 Things That Will Disappear From Classrooms In The Next 12 Years.
How Millennial Parents Think Differently About Raising Kids. Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning?
By Krish Kupathil, Mobiliya R = e –t/s where R is retention, T is time and S is strength. A formula detailing a chemical reaction, or the new math behind a social media outreach strategy? Actually, an expression of the ability to remember, discovered by the German psychologist Herman Ebbinghaus. Known as the famous Forgetting Curve, it hypothesized the decline of memory retention over time. With this statistic in mind, it is surprising that our formal education system –our schools, colleges and universities— has primarily relied on conventional learning methods to deliver information.
Innovation Often Means Teaching Against The Grain. Innovation Often Means Teaching Against The Grain by Paul Moss Recently I came across this interesting article: Shifting from Pedagogy to Heutagogy and whilst espousing all contained within, it got me thinking about the inescapable perils faced when adopting this and other progressive forms of teaching.
Going against the grain can be a lonely experience at times, and whilst sound theory and instinct act as a nice warm blanket against the cold, one could well do with a practical survival guide to assist in implementing new practice. Teachers need to be prepared for the reality of what lies ahead of them to assist in the reshaping of their classrooms, and to ultimately strengthen their resolve in maintaining the chosen epistemology. Most progressive teaching models from Heutagogy, Constructivism, to PBL concern themselves essentially, as much as possible, with placing the process and outcomes of learning in the hands of the learner. 1. 2.
Are You Prepared For The Future Of Social Learning? Learning Beyond The Curriculum. Learning Beyond The Curriculum by Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon Ed note: This is part 2 in a series on self-determined learning from Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon.
Stewart’s site, Heutagogy Community of Practice, is a useful resource for reading on Self-Determined Learning. The first post was Shifting From Pedagogy to Heutagogy In Education. The science of learning, discovering how people learn, as opposed to the philosophy of learning and education that goes back to Egyptian times, can be sheeted back to around the tenth-century. Technology Introduces New Forms Of Experiential Learning. Technology Introduces New Forms Of Experiential Learning by Mads Bonde, CEO of Labster.
Shifting From Pedagogy To Heutagogy In Education. The Definition Of Heutagogy & Self-Determined Learning by Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon Ed note: This is part 1 in a series on self-determined learning from Stewart Hase and Chris Kenyon. Stewart’s site, Heutagogy Community of Practice, is a useful resource for reading on Self-Determined Learning. Ed note 2: Hase and Kenyon make distinctions between self-determined and self-directed learning that may be in conflict with our use of the terms (see, for example, our self-directed learning model). In most cases, these are matters of semantics rather than function, but having a common language is critical for communication, and we’ll continue to evaluate the phrases and labels we use in the larger context of the ed community.
Differentiating Collaboration And Cooperative Learning. Preparing Students For A Modern Economy. Preparing Students For A Modern Economy by Terry Heick Doing some reading (and listening) on competency-based education recently, I was both intrigued and concerned. The concern came recently after listening to a higher ed chancellor celebrate the source of his university’s curriculum. It was during a panel discussion on Competency Based Learning, where he explained the research for the prioritized competencies began with “federal skills databases.” This sounds innocent enough. It’s difficult to argue against precise curriculum that produces graduates that can better support themselves in a modern economy. Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future. Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future by Terry Heick For professional development around this idea or others you read about on TeachThought, contact us.
Let’s take a look at the nebulous idea of the “classroom of the future.” This is all subjective, but it’s worth talking about. So let’s talk. Edutopia. Think back 20 years. Pay phones still worked, and only doctors carried pagers. Laptops weighed as much as bowling balls, and few of us had Internet access. In fact, much of what we now consider commonplace -- Google, email, WiFi, texting -- was not even possible. If that was 20 years ago, where are we going in the next 20? We are all going mobile! The 10 Skills Modern Teachers Must Have.
The above image is 8.5×11″ so you can print it out. PDF is available here . There’s been a lot of talk about 21st century learners, 21st century teachers, and connected classrooms. There’s a daily influx of new technology into your inbox and your classroom feels woefully behind the times even if you’re flipping your 1:1 iPad classroom that’s already online and part of a MOOC . What are modern teachers to do with all this jargon and techno-babble being thrown at them all day long? Simple. In my experience, I’ve seen teachers attempt to integrate 30 iPads into their classroom by handing them out and then trying to figure out which apps are worth using.
Critical Thinking Pathways. Critical thinking is trendy these days.
The 7 Skills Students Must Have For The Future. 4 Different Visual Guides To Bloom's Taxonomy. I recently received a question from a reader who wasn’t clear about what exactly Bloom’s taxonomy is. Do You Have These 21st Century Skills? 10 Resources For Helping Students Take Initiative. 27 Simple Ways To Get Students Excited About Innovation. 27 Simple Ways To Get Students Excited About Innovation. Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity! 27 Ways To Be A 21st Century Teacher. A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy -
The modern learner has to sift through a lot of information. That means higher level thinking skills like analysis and evaluation are necessary just to reduce all the noise and establish the credibility of information.