TechCrunch These Kids Are 3D-Printing Their Education TechCrunch A group of junior high and high school students in Cambridge, Mass., are part of an experimental education program that aims to prove they're capable of solving real-world problems...
Flexibility should be seen as a skill in its own right, rather than a method of teaching, says HEA report (RT @GdnHigherEd: Flexible learning: six ideas via new @HEAcademy report http://t.co/BwdXcwHTgD...
A new survey reveals that creative teaching and innovative learning are stifled by an over-reliance on testing and assessment, forcing teachers to stay inside a restrictive curriculum that will limit students’ ability to excel in the future...
12 Principles Of Mobile Learning...Another from TeachThought, which is becoming a real go-to site for direct ideas. This one is one mobile learning, and what learning looks like and what if can afford.
What do learning analytics and wearable gadgets have in common? They're both technologies that will have a have an important impact on K-12 education within the next few years, according to a new report released last week.
Using Bloom's Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 Strategies For Teaching
Bloom’s Taxonomy can be a powerful tool to transform teaching and learning.
By design, it focuses attention away from content and instruction, and instead emphasizes the “cognitive events” in the mind of a child. And this is no small change.
For decades, education reform has been focused on curriculum, assessment, instruction, and more recently standards, and data, with these efforts only bleeding over into how students think briefly, and by chance.
This means that the focus of finite teacher and school resources are not on promoting thinking and understanding, but rather what kinds of things students are going to be thinking about and how they’ll prove they understand them.
No standardized tests and only 30 minutes of homework per day for high school students? Despite such laid back academic practices, for the past decade Finland's ranked at the top on international assessments.