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8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching

8 Great TED Talks About The Future Of Education And Teaching
These talks offer insights, concerns, and inspiration while discussing today’s educational practices and shortcomings, from a variety of perspectives. TED is a nonprofit devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”, bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. If you’re not already a fan of TED, maybe these will open your eyes to this wonderful resource. Education is only one of the vast array of topics covered in TED talks, so if you enjoy any of the videos below, you might want to click through the the site and check out some more of them. Ken Robinson: Changing education paradigms This delightfully illustrated video entertains while educating. Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education This video discusses “The Hole In The Wall” experiment that Mitra started in New Delhi in 1999. Conrad Wolfram: Teaching kids real math with computers Math as it’s taught in classrooms rarely echoes math as it used in the real word. About Kelly Walsh Print This Post Related:  Ed Reform

FINAL REPORT | DIGITAL YOUTH RESEARCH Social network sites, online games, video-sharing sites, and gadgets such as iPods and mobile phones are now fixtures of youth culture. They have so permeated young lives that it is hard to believe that less than a decade ago these technologies barely existed. Today’s youth may be coming of age and struggling for autonomy and identity as did their predecessors, but they are doing so amid new worlds for communication, friendship, play, and self-expression. We include here the findings of three years of research on kids' informal learning with digital media. The two page summary incorporates a short, accessible version of our findings. The White Paper is a 30-page document prepared for the MacArthur Foundation’s Digital Media and Learning Series. Summary - Summary of Findings Two page summary (pdf) White Paper - Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project (pdf) Ito, Mizuko, Heather A. Dedication To the memory and ongoing legacy of Peter Lyman.

40 Incredible Blogs That Are Changing Education Does A College Degree Actually Help In A Recession? 3.09K Views 0 Likes Your parents always encouraged you to do well in school, so that you could go to a good college. Once there, they would encourage you to study hard so that you could get a good job. Or at least that was what was supposed to happen. But in the midst of a recession that's been going on for awhile, most news that we see says that jobs are being lost, not gained. 10 Degrees for the New Economy 4.30K Views 0 Likes The economy is tumultuous, and as people graduate from high school and seek a career path, there is concern about what career to pursue.

Just shut up and listen, expert tells teachers John Hattie ... strong advice. JOHN HATTIE has spent his life studying the studies to find out what works in education. His advice to teachers? Just shut up. Professor Hattie, appointed this year as the director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, says teachers need to stop spending 80 per cent of their time in class talking and start listening. ''When teachers stop talking deep learning takes place,'' he told a conference of educators at Parramatta yesterday. ''It's our concept of ourselves as teachers that we have knowledge and we need to impart it. Advertisement ''Speaking 80 per cent of the time in conversation means I'm waiting for you to stop to have the chance to talk. What happens next is less clear. ''But I know it's not 80 per cent,'' he told the conference organised by Research Australia Development and Innovation Institute. ''I think it's fascinating that we have a profession where kids come to school to watch us work,'' he said.

Formation en ligne Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La formation en ligne, terme recommandé en France par la DGLFLF[1], ou encore : l'apprentissage en ligne (au Canada), l'e-formation ou l'e-learning, désignent l'ensemble des solutions et moyens permettant l'apprentissage par des moyens électroniques. La formation en ligne inclut ainsi des sites web éducatifs, la téléformation, l'enseignement télématique, ou encore l'e-training, notamment. La formation en ligne est une des technologies de l'information et de la communication pour l'éducation (TICE), intégrée dans la cyberculture[2]. Depuis les années 1990/2000, les enfants - souvent réunis en une même classe d'âge, à l'école notamment - forment l'une des communautés apprenantes utilisant l'internet pour apprendre (ici, dans l'espace multimédia de l'Alliance Française de Moldavie En présentiel, ou éventuellement à distance, le vidéoprojecteur et/ou le tableau numérique permettent au formateur d'interagir avec le groupe

Cognitive Tools to Enhance Learning Experiences Cognitive learning theories reflect a process of putting together new information within the context of existing knowledge. In using instructional strategies that reflect the brain’s processing abilities, learners become aware of why and how they are thinking throughout the learning process. Take a moment to join a conversation with some interesting cognitive learning theorists: As the brain inputs information into one’s memory it resides in short term memory until enough rehearsal allows it to transition into long term memory (Orey, 2010). The skills of summarizing and note taking discussed in chapter six of our text also correlates to cognitive learning theories. Virtual field trips reflect an excellent instructional strategy that promotes cognitive learning. References: Laureate Education, Inc. Novak, J. Pitler, H., Hubbell, E., Kuhn, M., & Malenoski, K. (2007). Smith, M.

« L'open source est le moteur d'évolution de l'industrie du logiciel » Tribune de Bertrand Diard, co-fondateur et PDG de Talend Il est intéressant de comparer la croissance et l'impact sur les 100 dernières années de l'objet le plus symbolique du 20ème siècle - l'automobile - avec l'évolution actuelle de l'industrie du logiciel. Produit de 1908 à 1927 par Ford Motor Company, l'entreprise créée par Henry Ford, le Modèle T est considéré comme la première automobile abordable. Le développement de la technologie automobile a ensuite été rapide, du fait notamment de l'apparition de centaines de petits fabricants qui luttaient pour attirer l'attention des consommateurs mondiaux. La trajectoire ascendante de l'automobile n'est pas très différente de ce que nous avons vécu et vivons encore dans l'industrie du logiciel. Regardez le chemin parcouru depuis les 50 dernières années. Pour lire la suite de cette tribune libre, rendez vous le blog experts du Monde Informatique:

The Disadvantages of an Elite Education: an article by William Deresiewicz about how universities should exist to make minds, not careers | The American Scholar Exhortation - Summer 2008 Print Our best universities have forgotten that the reason they exist is to make minds, not careers By William Deresiewicz It didn’t dawn on me that there might be a few holes in my education until I was about 35. It’s not surprising that it took me so long to discover the extent of my miseducation, because the last thing an elite education will teach you is its own inadequacy. I’m not talking about curricula or the culture wars, the closing or opening of the American mind, political correctness, canon formation, or what have you. The first disadvantage of an elite education, as I learned in my kitchen that day, is that it makes you incapable of talking to people who aren’t like you. But it isn’t just a matter of class. I also never learned that there are smart people who aren’t “smart.” What about people who aren’t bright in any sense? The second disadvantage, implicit in what I’ve been saying, is that an elite education inculcates a false sense of self-worth.

Plates-formes de e-learning - 2012 Le répertoire des plates-formes de e-formation, LMS, LCMS et autres systèmes de gestion de contenu et de parcours de formation est séparé en trois catégories: plates-formes open-source,plates-formes publiques ou gratuites etplates-formes commerciales. Certaines de ces plates-formes sont très coûteuses, d’autres sont capables de transformer votre serveur en campus virtuel pour quelques centaines de dollars ou d’euros seulement; ensuite viennent les frais d'adaptation, d’entretien, de gestion et autres. Évolution Après un sommet de près de 300 plates-formes en 2004, une consolidation a eu lieu, mais nous constatons cette année une reprise de la croissance du nombre de plate-formes. Même si nous ne prétendons pas à l'exhaustivité, nous avons été surpris par la qualité et le nombre de nouveaux joueurs, plus de 40, ce qui a largement compensé les disparitions, une quinzaine. Ce qui s’en vient Bien des développements sont encore à venir ! Réservé aux abonnés de l'édition intégrale :

Technology and Education | Box of Tricks Posted by José Picardo on April 25, 2009 Over the past academic year, my students and I have been experimenting with the use of a number of web based applications (often known as Web 2.0 tools). My aim has been to enhance our schemes of work by providing our students with new and exciting learning opportunities. In my opinion, using technology effectively has clear benefits for both teaching and learning and can help to improve motivation by engaging pupils in activities which, perhaps, step out of their ordinary school experience and which show them that it is possible to teach and learn about a subject using tools similar to those they use daily outside school. I have written about each of these individual tools in separate posts, but I thought it would be useful to list the ten most used internet applications on one post. 1 – Animoto 2 – Diigo 3 – Edmodo As Edmodo is open only to me and my students, I am unable to offer you a link for you to inspect. 4 – Glogster 5 – Go! Go! 6 – Sliderocket

Utiliser un réseau social en classe: les bonnes questions à se poser avant de se lancer Quelles questions se poser avant de lancer sa classe sur un réseau social? Je reprends dans ce prezi le billet que j’avais écrit ici il y a un an. Prezi qui servira de base à la formation des nouveaux enseignants que j’assurerai pour l’académie de Poitiers en mars. " Vous voulez introduire les réseaux sociaux dans votre pédagogie? Voici quelques conseils et pistes de réflexion avant de se lancer: Je prends en exemple dans cette fiche pratique le réseau social Twitter mais c’est adaptable à d’autres comme Facebook. Avant de commencer : je recommande de l’utiliser personnellement pour bien le maîtriser. Tweeter en classe mais pour quoi faire ? On n’entre pas avec sa classe en réseau social comme on entrerait n’importe où. B. L’usage peut se restreindre uniquement sur le temps de classe proprement dit. Mais il est évident que l’utilisation du web 2.0 décloisonne la classe: l’enseignant entre facilement en communication et interaction avec ses élèves en dehors du temps de classe. C. D. En classe:

What are educators' professional obligations to learn from social media channels? | Dangerously Irrelevant Paul Bogush pushed back (in a nice way) on my recently-popular post, If you were on Twitter. First he wrote about how most educators are too busy to be involved in social media. Then he wrote about all of the wonderful things that happened during the time when he wasn't on Twitter. Because he's a good writer, Paul evoked all the right feelings in my heart and head. Of course I want to spend time with my wife and kids instead of being on Twitter. Of course I want to read books and take walks in the woods and get my job done, all instead of being in front of a screen. there are countless educators who are finding ways to tap into the connective and learning power of social media while simultaneously having healthy, balanced personal and professional lives. All of this time balance stuff aside, I believe that there's a bigger issue worth considering. Although there is a lot of noise out there on the Web, it's hard to argue that there is little learning value in social media.

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