This is the full webcast from the RSA Event on Monday, 1 July 2013. World-renowned educationalist Sir Ken Robinson delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his now legendary 'Changing Education Paradigms' talk.
Content Curation Guidelines for Where to Share. on E-Learning, Formación, Aprendizaje y Gestión del Conocimiento con TIC en pequeñas dosis. curated by Juan Jesús Baño Egea (Content Curation Guidelines for Where to Share.
La presente reseña se centra en las oportunidades que brindan los sistemas de aprendizaje informal a los jóvenes, principalmente en los países en desarrollo, para que puedan mejorar sus competencias laborales en la economía informal y así encontrar empleos más productivos y decentes.
Robin Good: Must-read article on ClutterMuseum.com by Leslie M-B, exploring in depth the opportunity to have students master their selected topics by "curating" them, rather than by reading and memorizing facts about them.
"Critical and creative thinking should be prioritized over remembering content"
"That students should learn to think for themselves may seem like a no-brainer to many readers, but if you look at the textbook packages put out by publishers, you’ll find that the texts and accompanying materials (for both teachers and students) assume students are expected to read and retain content—and then be tested on it.
Instead, between middle school (if not earlier) and college graduation, students should practice—if not master—how to question, critique, research, and construct an argument like an historian."
This is indeed the critical point. Moving education from an effort to memorize things on which then to be tested, to a collaborative exercise in creating new knowledge and value by pulling and editing together individual pieces of content, resources and tools that allow the explanation/illustration of a topic from a specific viewpoint/for a specific need.
And I can't avoid to rejoice and second her next proposition: "What if we shifted the standards’ primary emphasis from content, and not to just the development of traditional skills—basic knowledge recall, document interpretation, research, and essay-writing—but to the cultivation of skills that challenge students to make unconventional connections, skills that are essential for thriving in the 21st century?"
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This is the presentation that Jon Dron and I did in Vancouver for the Canadian Moodlemoot. We looked at the redundancy between three big institutional e-learning apps- LMS, e-portfolio and social networks and tried to overview issues of integrating these- or not.