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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models
Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers by Terry Heick and TeachThought Staff Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Audience: K-12 & higher ed educators, researchers, institutions, and organizations globally. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. This page was created and is updated by Terry Heick and TeachThought Staff, who you can contact directly with suggestions for terms, improved citations, corrections, or additions to the index. Revisions: Persistently updated. Ed note: As stated, this is an ambitious work in progress that we’re choosing to share as we proof, revise, iterate, and generally improve for wider dissemination. Activity-Based Learning Andragogy Flow Play

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The Difference Between Instructivism, Constructivism, And Connectivism - We spend so much time in education trying to make things better. Better policies. Better technology. Better standards. Better curriculum. Better instruction. 23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom By Workflow 23 Ways To Use The iPad In The 21st Century PBL Classroom by TeachThought Staff The iPad is not magic, and as many educators have found integrating them meaningfully is by no means a just-add-water proposition.

What's In & Out: Trends In Learning Technology What’s In & Out: Trends In Learning Technology Education is an odd beast, full of change, yet stubbornly resistant to change. Sometimes it’s difficult to get an honest picture of learning trends and educational churning because of where you’re looking. Top 100 Free Education Sites Last year, Help Teaching brought you our Top 100 Free Education Sites. Since technology and new websites are always being discovered we decided to update our list with some awesome new websites and new categories. Oh, and did we mention that they’re all free? No time to go through the whole list?

inklewriter - Education Education inkle is looking to bring interactive stories to the classroom, and give teachers free and simple get-stuck-right-in software to use with their students. From within a web-browser, the inklewriter will let students make and play interactive stories with no programming required. Why make stories interactive anyway? The way our stories work is simple: the reader is given the text of a story in a small chunks, and after each, they get to make a decision about what happens next.

Schema Theory Schema Theory (learning theory, psychology, cognitive science) According to schema theory, people make sense of new experiences and the world by activating the mental representations or schemata stored in their memory. New experiences and information are interpreted according to how it fits into their schemata. Education World: Expeditionary Learning Melds PBL, Common Core Cheryl Dobbertin, director of professional development at Expeditionary Learning and former high school English and language arts teacher, co-directs an initiative that offers free Common Core-aligned curricula to New York State schools. She talked with Education World about how schools can implement a project-based learning (PBL) structure aligned with CCSS. Although PBL can sometimes be viewed as "fluffy," Expeditionary Learning is attempting to strengthen their curricula through Common Core initiatives. Dobbertin explained that having clear standards allows teachers to take a step back, making sure they’re incorporating rigorous lessons that encourage “deep brain work” and hit the academic mark.

36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do 36 Things Every 21st Century Teacher Should Be Able To Do by Terry Heick What should every teacher in the 21st century know and be able to do? That’s an interesting question. 5 Things We Can do to Prepare Students to Work Independently This morning at the Ed Tech Teacher Google Jamboree I had the opportunity to give a short presentation to kick-off the day. The title of my talk was Preparing Students to Work Independently - Five Things We Should Be Doing. The slides from the presentation are embedded below. Below my slides you'll find an outline of my talking points.

6 Opening and Closing Routines for New Teachers Routines and consistency matter greatly and are necessary for creating a smooth learning environment in your classroom. Routines help with creating community, checking for understanding, and managing the classroom. I'm going to share three opening routines and three closing routines that you can start using in your next class. Learning Theories Every Teacher should Know about Have you ever asked yourself what learning theories you know about and which ones you feel more connected to and apply in your teaching ? Generally speaking, theories inform and guide practice in any content area and a learning theory is a set of concepts on how people learn. It is more or less an investigation of the strategies and the underlying cognitive processes involved in learning.

In Kentucky, Moving Beyond Dependence On Tests : NPR Ed The white, split-rail fences of horse farms line the two-lane road that takes you southwest from Lexington. It's a beautiful half-hour drive to Danville, Ky. Settled in 1783, the town is proud of its history. How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching How Technology Should Have Already Changed Your Teaching by Terry Heick Ed note: this post has been updated from a fall 2015 post

A Short Overview of 12 Tools for Creating Flipped Classroom Lessons One of the most frequent requests that I get is for suggestions on developing flipped classroom lessons. The first step is to decide if you want to create your own video lessons from scratch or if you want to develop lessons based on videos that others have produced. In this post we'll look at tools for doing both. Developing flipped lessons from scratch with your own videos.

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