Mark your calendars, this September 17 schools around the world are going international for Global Collaboration Day, a first-of-its-kind event designed to raise awareness about the merits of participating in projects that cross borders.
By Tom Vander Ark - Now that anywhere anytime learning is possible it’s time for parents, educators and employers to consider a new world of possibilities.
Kelly Christopherson's insight:
How are teachers and schools adjusting to anytime access? Are they adjusting or are they trying to figure out ways to continue doing what they have always done? Are teachers and schools looking for ways to incorporate these ideas and shape the learning environment or are they reacting, allowing the learning environment to be shaped as they try to resist?
A great tool for allowing students to discuss different topics in a closed environment where everyone has a voice. Definitely worth looking at for any educator wanting to expand the options for students to become involved in classroom discussions.
The drive to perfection has made children risk averse for fear of failure. Parents and teachers can work together to give kids more autonomy and opportunities for agency.
Kelly Christopherson's insight:
The culture of shaming along with Reality TV has made failure something to be avoided by all. To fail is to risk having the mistakes be shown to the world via social media. What needs to happen to change this so that students/children aren't worried about happens?
Parents who are actively engaged in their school communities should also be seen as essential partners in community transformation. All voices are needed in the dialogue concerning creating a viable and healthy future for our children.
All things being equal, I'd choose handwritten notes over digital notes any day of the week -- but all things aren't equal. While I love the feel of pen, pad, and paper, the truth is that digital notes are way more convenient in this modern age. There are several downsides, of course, and we'll address…
One of the key changes is that learning is becoming more fluid. People are able to access information as they need it which means that 'just in time' may become more an acceptable mode for employees. The that demonstrate a continuous learning cycle become better able to adapt to changes over time. For educators, information access and continuous learning shift the focus from specific content pacing to content as required for learning.
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