ducators use “phenomenon-based teaching" -- an approach that emphasizes broad interdisciplinary topics rather than single-subject classes. Instead of teaching about history or economics, for example, educators could give lessons on the European Union, blending aspects of history and economics, according to The Independent. Schools and localities will be given some degree of freedom over how they implement this method of teaching.
In a video posted to the website of the Finnish National Board of Education, Irmeli Halinen, the board's head of curriculum development, says that Finnish students will need to keep up with a changing world that is more technological and global and that faces challenges associated with sustainability.
Chris Rosso Global Manager Learning Platforms, NikeU Nike
Perhaps the phrase "NextGen LMS" is a misnomer, at least in the eyes of Chris Rosso, global manager for learning platforms at Nike. "I almost want to rephrase it into: 'What is the next generation of learning technology?'" Rosso said. "What does it mean to us to manage learning in the future, as opposed to constraining ourselves to the concept of a learning management system?" Thinking in this out-of-the-box manner has been part of a paradigmatic shift in learning and development at Nike.
Check out our video interview above to learn what Rosso sees as the role of the future learning organization.
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