Culture Shift in Learning
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Culture Shift in Learning
Moving towards a learner-centric culture of learning that leverages the information & connectedness available to us in the palm of our hand.
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Amateurs, Experts, Education

Amateurs, Experts, Education | Culture Shift in Learning | Scoop.it
Ah, but the amateur is a lively bloke who pays no heed to inherited categorical distinctions. The amateur reads what he reads, writes what he writes, thinks what he thinks. The amateur makes his ...
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Why Innovation Is Tough to Define -- and Even Tougher to Cultivate - Knowledge@Wharton

Why Innovation Is Tough to Define -- and Even Tougher to Cultivate - Knowledge@Wharton | Culture Shift in Learning | Scoop.it
Why Innovation Is Tough to Define -- and Even Tougher to Cultivate by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.
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This resonates with me- "The danger is that schools don't allow, or encourage children to fail. "How many kids in school are being given the message that it's OK to try things that are different and then fail because you're going to recover versus how many are told: `Don't take a course you might not do well in; you've got to have a high grade point average?'"

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An Introduction to Technology Integration

Integrating technology with classroom practice can be a great way to strengthen engagement by linking students to a global audience, turning them into creato...
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A great introdutory video on how technology can be used to help shift the culture of learning.

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CultureShift: Teaching in a Learner-Centered Environment Powered by Digital Learning

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Great overview of the what and the why of culture shift, with some good suggestions for getting started. My favorite - "Educators must be empowered to learn from each other and to change their current practice to move toward a learner-centered environment."

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Design Thinking for Educators

Design Thinking for Educators | Culture Shift in Learning | Scoop.it
Design Thinking is a mindset. Design Thinking is the confidence that everyone can be part of creating a more desirable future, and a process to take action when faced with a difficult challenge. That kind of optimism is well needed in education.
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Game On: Physics Teacher Creates World of Classcraft

Game On: Physics Teacher Creates World of Classcraft | Culture Shift in Learning | Scoop.it

"In creating World of Classcraft, a not-so-subtle nod to the world’s most popular online role-playing game, Quebec-based physics teacher Shawn Young has turned the everyday interactions of his classroom into a quest to gain special powers and avoid death."


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A New Culture of Learning by Doug Thomas & John Seely Brown

A New Culture of Learning by Doug Thomas & John Seely Brown | Culture Shift in Learning | Scoop.it
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Here's the website that accompanies the New Culture of Learning book. Lots of Big ideas here and a vision on how this culture shift will drive itself as we move forward.

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