EDUCERI The Innovative Learning Environments (ILE) project has analysed how young people learn. It has studied which conditions and dynamics allow them to be able to learn better. By identifying concrete cases of innovative learning environments from all over the world, ILE has informed practice, leadership and reform through generating analysis of innovative and inspiring configurations of learning for children and young people. The Golden Rules of High-Quality Instructional Design The quality of instructional design is often gauged on three things: effectiveness, efficiency, and cost. Effectiveness has to do with how well the instruction enables learners to achieve stated goals or expected outcomes. Efficiency deals with the energy and time invested to complete the instruction while cost covers all expense incurred for its design and delivery.
Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy – More Than English: Teaching Language and Content What is Bloom’s Taxonomy? Bloom’s Taxonomy in its various forms represents the process of learning. It was developed in 1956 by Benjamin Bloom and modified during the 1990’s by a new group of cognitive psychologists, led by Lorin Anderson (a former student of Bloom’s) to make it relevant to the 21st century. The revised taxonomy emphasizes what a learner “Can Do” so the stages are now represented as verbs: We must remember a concept before we can understand it. We must understand a concept before we can apply it.
Education for the Future: How Do We Prepare Youth for What's to Come? In a globally connected world where technology is becoming more efficient and necessary, the question that comes to mind is: Are we preparing our youth for the future? Many education specialists are predicting certain trends for the future but how will we get there? The current education model will need to be restructured to understand and attain the skills and characteristics which will be necessary for jobs in the future. Here are some teaching strategies you can easily implement to prepare your students for what’s to come. Education for the Future: 7 Teaching Strategies 1.
Online university giant gets bigger 25 February 2013Last updated at 10:50 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent Penn State University is among the latest to join an online university network One of the emerging giants among online universities has announced that it is signing up a further 29 universities, including institutions in the US, Europe and Asia. Coursera, set up by academics from Stanford University, will now offer online courses from 62 universities.
Mrs. Vicky COLBERT WISE Community Profile: Vicky COLBERT DE ARBOLEDA Position: Co-author and founder Organization: How to Build Course Objectives that Matter The key to success is having clear goals and then mapping out a way to meet those goals. Without the map, you’ll never know if you got where you intended to go. In a previous post we looked at how to build learning objectives. VTE - Vitrine Technologie Education The aim of this one pager is to provide a brief overview of the theory that underlies active learning and to point out some of the well-known forms and approaches. It is taken from a blog on active learning prepared for the SALTISE website prepared by Elizabeth Charles (Dawson College) and Gale Seiler (McGill University – Faculty of Education). What is Active Learning? Think of something you understand very well. It could be repairing car engines or the workings of the Krebs Cycle.