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Education in the Digital Era: opening a discussion on quality

Education in the Digital Era: opening a discussion on quality | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

New technologies have made massive changes in our way of life, including in education. Within the education field, the effects of technology touch almost every area of practice, including curricula, pedagogy, and assessment. What's more, it is changing the needs and expectations of learners. The traditional modes of teaching are not adequate to meet the needs of today's students in terms of the competencies and skills that they will need for the future. 

 

The new normal of education is based on lifelong learning, open learning, and the use of open educational resources. Courses are expected to be participatory, collaborative, and supportive of distributed intelligences. In this new state of normal, new education providers are emerging that can provide new solutions for the needs of learners in the digital era. 

 

Questions of Quality

 In the framework of new modes of teaching and learning from new providers, one of the big questions is that of quality. Some of the questions that we wish to address at the conference and in the pre-conference dialogue include:

 

· How can we identify and assess high-quality new content when it is developing and changing so rapidly?

· Which tools and which online learning environments best support quality of learning? 

· How can we be sure about the quality of the teaching approach or about the teacher's qualification and assessment?

· How can we develop a quality assurance mechanism that could ensure quality at all levels in formal, informal and non        formal education?

· Does EU need to provide some specific quality standards/guidelines in order to have a common understanding of what is good quality in Education?

· What is the current state of Quality in Education in Europe?

· Is there a European policy regarding Quality in Education?

 

Quality Assurance in Europe

 

In the current European quality assurance landscape, the European Parliament and Council has adopted a resolution promoting the uses of the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance  (ESG). The ESG is implemented in member states through independent quality assurance agencies that are registered with the European Quality Assurance Register (EQAR) for higher education.

 

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA)  is an umbrella organisation which represents quality assurance organisations from the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) member states. ENQA promotes European co-operation in the field of quality assurance in higher education and disseminates information and expertise among its members and towards stakeholders in order to develop and share good practice and to foster the European dimension of quality assurance.

 

EQAVET is a community of practice bringing together Member States, Social Partners and the European Commission to promote quality assurance in vocational education and training. Two more important initiatives connected to quality in e-Learning and to Open Education are The European Foundation for Quality in e-Learning (EFQUEL) and Open Educational Quality (OPAL). 

 

Join the discussion

 

There are numerous ways to join the debate. Your thoughts, opinions, and questions are welcome:

· On this website, visit the conference page

· On Facebook, join the group

· On Twitter, use the hashtags #EdDigEra_quality, #EdDigEra or #OpenEdu


Via QLET, Harvey Mellar, Julie Tardy, Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D.
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The pace of change is such that eloquent questions which have no presupposed answers are essential to getting to the heart of learning and how to use the tools, old and new.

 

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QLET's curator insight, November 21, 2014 6:12 AM

"The EC and the Italian Presidency of the EU are hosting a high level conference on Education in the Digital Era on December 11th. The pre-conference dialog has already begun on various online platforms and you are all welcome to participate. The main topic of discussion is quality and relevance in learning."

Deborah Banker's curator insight, December 7, 2014 7:24 PM

Very interesting

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Moral Character Matters | Social Media | Education | eSkills | eCitizen

Moral Character Matters | Social Media | Education | eSkills | eCitizen | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
There’s a direct correlation between moral character and success. We lose something very important when character is treated as an afterthought.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Character

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ethics

 


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Character matters. That is challenging in the digital age. How do we know the person who is posting?

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 21, 2014 10:56 AM
There’s a direct correlation between moral character and success. We lose something very important when character is treated as an afterthought.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Character


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ethics


Melissa Marshall's curator insight, October 22, 2014 2:14 AM
There’s a direct correlation between moral character and success. We lose something very important when character is treated as an afterthought.
 Developing moral character is something we need to address in schools - and it becomes more pertinent through the lens of social media interactions. 
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Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Why Sharing Your Good Work Is Necessary, Not Boastful

Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: Why Sharing Your Good Work Is Necessary, Not Boastful | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

 

 

 

 

 

 

However, it's critical that we add our voices, the voices of educators, to the conversation. Whether you use social media or not, share your good work. Share the progress your learners are making. BRAG. If you don't do it, no one will!

 


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Sharing what we do well is important. The challenge with social media is that it is not always clear the person sharing is actually in the classroom and when they were last there.

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 15, 2014 8:22 PM

However, it's critical that we add our voices, the voices of educators, to the conversation. Whether you use social media or not, share your good work. Share the progress your learners are making. BRAG. If you don't do it, no one will!


Paul's curator insight, September 19, 2014 6:30 AM

Really important article - are you sharing your good ideas??

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Education vs Learning - What Exactly is the Difference? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Education vs Learning - What Exactly is the Difference? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Surely learning and formal education are not entirely the same thing? But what exactly is the difference?

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Aki Puustinen, Suvi Salo
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There are two intertwined definitions of education and only one is included here. Educare is leading students out of child. Educere is allowing students to gain control over their learning and realizing they have support when needed. We have eliminated the latter replacing it with the instrumental version called learning which is what School is about.

 

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Terry Doherty's curator insight, August 9, 2014 10:51 AM

Nice comparisons and contrasts to make understanding easier.

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Talking to parents in 140 characters: how are schools using social media?

Talking to parents in 140 characters: how are schools using social media? | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

Social media isn't just about cyberbullying and selfies. Journalist Lucy Ward explores how schools are using the likes of Twitter and Facebook to engage parents • 10 tips for how schools use social media.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Parents

 


Via Gust MEES, Aki Puustinen, Dean J. Fusto, Nancy J. Herr
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There is no doubt that social media provide excellent ways to communicate with parents, but they are not the only ways. It is one way that includes face-to-face conversations. It would be interesting to find out what Derrida might conclude in using his concept differance which was not a correctly spelled word.

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Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, July 18, 2014 3:28 PM

As more schools and administrators are seeing the value of social media,  topics like this one can help.

Mark McLendon's curator insight, July 19, 2014 10:21 PM

Tweeting for teachers.

Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 2014 5:19 PM

Twitter tips for reaching parents. 

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Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: The 2014 Horizon Report Focuses on Pedagogy

Teachers as Technology Trailblazers: The 2014 Horizon Report Focuses on Pedagogy | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

The Horizon Report, an annual paper that focuses on the emerging trends for technology and schools, is often recognized for the ways it analyzes TOOLS.

.However, this year, it's taken a different approach. The insightful group of educators (including my boss, Rob Mancabelli) guiding the report decided that the two fast trends for teaching and learning with technology are strongly focused onPEDAGOGY. .Specifically, the two fast trends are cited in the report as follows:Rethinking the roles of teachersShift to deeper learning approachesIn short, the changes that are happening this year specifically relate to the way we teach and the way we learn. 


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Creating policies and rethinking teachers' roles is about including teachers in the conversation. Most of what I experienced was download and offloading. This was particularly the case towards the end of my career.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 8, 2014 8:13 AM
Specifically, the two fast trends are cited in the report as follows:
  • Rethinking the roles of teachers
  • Shift to deeper learning approaches
In short, the changes that are happening this year specifically relate to the way we teach and the way we learn.
Scott Anderson (Daymap)'s curator insight, July 13, 2014 11:00 PM

The 2014 Horizon Report Focuses on Pedagogy. Have a look at the link below, and let us know - which horizon are you chasing?

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Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education

Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

Getty In the book Teaching 2030 by Barnett Berry and 12 classroom experts, the authors pinpoint specific skills educators will need to teach in the schools of tomorrow.

 

They say teachers must be prepared to find and adapt new technologies to engage the digital generation, as well as work across traditional subject areas using project learning.

 

They must be able to use data and evidence to inform their practice and know how to work in both virtual learning environments and brick-and-mortar schools. And they’ll need to collaborate with community-based organizations and work in schools that provide all kinds of other services for students and their families.

 

Along those lines, Berry has outlined five changes he believes need to be made to the future of teacher education.

 


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The first point is interesting. Only 70% of the 170, 000 American education school graduates enter classrooms. I suspect the Canadian percentage might be similar.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 12, 2014 11:37 PM


A MUST read!


Marisol Pamela Hernández Orellana's curator insight, May 13, 2014 9:53 AM

Del ecampus al aula...del aula al ecampus.... he ahí el meollo del asunto. Inmigrantes y nativos digitales, todos en un mismo afán....APRENDER!!!

Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 14, 2014 3:37 PM

It is so true, Gust! Teaching is not transmitting the knowledge, it is igniting the light for learning through collaboration, curation and teacher's passion for learning!

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BYOD Pros and Cons in Education [Infographic]

BYOD Pros and Cons in Education [Infographic] | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
The BYOD Pros and Cons in Education Infographic highlights many of the advantages and disadvantages to letting students use personal devices in the classrooms.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/07/07/bring-your-own-device-advantages-dangers-and-risks/http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?q=BYOD

 


Via Gust MEES
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One of the unstated aspects of the emerging hidden curriculum is that we are connected 24/7 to our work. We learn this in school. Furthermore, we now provide our employers with our devices to do their work.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 9, 2014 10:54 AM


The BYOD Pros and Cons in Education Infographic highlights many of the advantages and disadvantages to letting students use personal devices in the classrooms.


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Monty Bell's curator insight, April 10, 2014 11:35 AM

A balanced discussion on a very contentious issue

Apptimate's curator insight, April 22, 2014 6:36 AM

This infographic is about BYOD in education, but I think it is applicable to most enterprise BYOD strategies.

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NEW Skills For A New Age [Infographic]

NEW Skills For A New Age [Infographic] | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

Via Gust MEES, Bonnie Bracey Sutton, Suvi Salo
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These are really not new, but they are always worth repeating. What is new is perhaps the intensity and frequency with which they happen. The cross-cultural awareness is certainly the case. What works for me culturally does not work for someone half-way around the world. In fact, it might not work here. Educators  need to be aware of that cross-cultural awareness.

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Kaitlyn Kaminski's curator insight, March 18, 2014 9:15 AM

Really great and simple infographic that displays the importance of these skills. These are fundamental for a student's future.

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, March 20, 2014 5:15 AM

These are simply the core facts...

Lena Leirdal's curator insight, August 30, 2014 6:36 AM

I love infographics! Learn - create - collaborate!

 

Right 'up the alley' when addressing 21st century skills. I find particularly the "learn"-part interesting: the need for skills to "access, evaluate and use different forms of information, exihbit fluency with tech tools, and exercise critical thinking". Definately a focus relevant for my master´s thesis.

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Understanding The Internet: A different Approach

Understanding The Internet: A different Approach | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
. . Understanding Internet-Internet, the virtual savant child Internet is a "living product" technique! To be viewed as a "child" to be educated by millions of people simultaneously, with different...

Via Gust MEES, Dean J. Fusto
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This fits with the what I am suggesting in my dissertation about education and living curricula.

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What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education?

What Is Web 3.0 And How Will It Change Education? | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
We'll reach a new state of web skills when we reinvent technology tools to better enhance our personal learning. We'll be at 3.0 when schools are everywhere and not viewed as daycare.

Via Gust MEES, Professor Jill Jameson
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It is an interesting framework. What is most interesting is to see the pervasive nature of economic interests still at play in the last two rows. Yes, school needs to change, but it is still not a place of work for children.

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Maria Richards's curator insight, March 29, 2014 4:41 PM

change is constant and inevitable! Might as well embrace it!

Antonis Michailidis's curator insight, April 26, 2014 5:44 AM

Για την ενημέρωσή μας.

Martha Mendez's curator insight, December 6, 2014 7:11 PM

Constrasting evolution of Web.

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How Technology is helping us with our Education Today

How Technology is helping us with our Education Today | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Technology in Education
An infographic focusing on the theme of Technology in Education.
How different types of technology help students to learn more and more
efficiently, Also how social media,

Via TechinBiz
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Technology is helpful, but does not replace the human touch of a good teacher. It requires thoughtful and mindful decisions based on context to make education work.

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Lori Wilk's curator insight, January 11, 2014 12:26 PM

Very helpful information

Deborah Rinio's curator insight, January 13, 2014 12:12 PM

Check out this infographic about the changing use of technology in education.

Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, January 14, 2014 9:51 PM

Useful infographic

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Posting a Child’s Life For the World to See is a Privacy Issue

Posting a Child’s Life For the World to See is a Privacy Issue | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
As fun as it is to share all of our kids' funny stories and embarrassing mishaps, we need to think of their right to privacy and not just our right to share.

Via Gust MEES, J. Mark Schwanz
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We have educators and educational systems posting school events under the auspices that they have permission. I watched a video the other day with an 'educator' doing just that under the auspices of being a leader.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 3, 2014 1:06 PM

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/

 

J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, January 4, 2014 12:14 PM

Now is the time for more public (and private) discussion about how much is enough when it comes to sharing the private lives of our loved ones. I do believe children have rights and should not be exploited by their parents or older family members.

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Why Cyber Security Starts At Home

Why Cyber Security Starts At Home | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Even the grandmas on Facebook need to know and practice basic security hygiene, because what happens anywhere on the Internet can eventually affect us all.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/11/04/how-can-education-help-to-lower-cybercrime/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/learning-basics-of-cyber-security-by-easy-to-follow-steps/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=A+Parent%27s+Guide+to+Cybersecurity

 

 
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Cyber security is a joint venture for all of us involving all aspects of our lives. For students, this includes school and home. My experience was that School managers often decided they knew best.

 

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Social Media and the ‘Spiral of Silence’

Social Media and the ‘Spiral of Silence’ | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms did not provide new outlets for the discussion of the Snowden-NSA revelations. People who thought their social media friends disagreed with them were less likely to discuss the issues in person and online.

 

Very interesting, a MUST READ!

 


Via Gust MEES
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Who is listening? That is the key question.

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 18, 2014 10:49 AM

Very interesting, a MUST READ!


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Humanize Your eLearning Courses or Risk Losing Learners

Humanize Your eLearning Courses or Risk Losing Learners | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
eLearning is more efficient when the designer finds a way to personalize it for the learner.

Via k3hamilton, Jess Chalmers, Gust MEES
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The key might treating others humanely. It is important to see students with faces. It provides character and humanity to pedagogy.

 

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k3hamilton's curator insight, September 4, 2014 5:53 PM

sound advice- write like you speak

Gust MEES's curator insight, September 4, 2014 6:51 PM

eLearning is more efficient when the designer finds a way to personalize it for the learner.


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How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
In less than a decade, mobile technology has spread to the furthest corners of the planet. Of the estimated 7 billion people on Earth, 6 billion now have

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Alfredo Corell
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There are some interesting global ideas in the article.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, July 22, 2014 5:20 PM

Improving access to mobile learning ultimately begins with educators themselves. Here’s how you can help make a difference in this important movement:

Cited From: http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/how-educators-are-practicing-mobile-learning/#ixzz38EbWeSzN

Enrica Ottone's curator insight, October 16, 2014 6:18 AM

In cerca di buone pratiche...

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Rote learning is bad – and other myths about education

Rote learning is bad – and other myths about education | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
The education system needs to produce 21st century learners, but what if we are going about achieving that in entirely the wrong way?

Via Sharrock
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I found two key points jumped out. First, myths are not always fictional. There is some truth, sometimes a lot, in a myth. With each succeeded generation, we have to figure out is what still makes sense in the story and what needs replacing. This leads to the second point which is that the present state of School is one of binaries and polarities. We are focused on either/or rather than the relational nature of what still works and what does not. Tradition is discarded in total and replaced with whatever the latest fad is.

 

We need more articles which make us think like heretics. The word heretic comes from the ancient Greek meaning "to be able to choose." Do we have choice to be able to choose?

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Sharrock's curator insight, July 16, 2014 3:12 PM

Be Careful: reading this may lead you to becoming a bandwagon heretic!

Gina Paschalidou's curator insight, July 17, 2014 1:58 AM

D. Christodoulou's '7 myths about education' book debunks common 21st century ideas about education.

The 7 myths are:

Facts prevent understanding.

Teacher-led instruction is passive.

The 21st century fundamentally changes everything.

You can always just look it up.

You should teach transferable skills.

Projects and activities are the best way to learn. 

Teaching knowledge is indoctrination. 

 

 

 

Mike Clare's curator insight, July 17, 2014 9:07 AM

This article is thought provoking,  what should we keep from the past and what new approaches should we embrace?  Makes for an interesting discussion.

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3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age

3 Key Concepts That Will Help You Understand Learning in the Digital Age | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
These three "gogies" of effective online learning will help you get a clearer picture of learning and eLearning in the digital age.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Heutagogy

 


Via Beth Dichter, SUSANA APARICIO, Gust MEES
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These might work well with mature learners, but there is still a role for pedagogy. Another key point is are these really separate concepts or is it more likely they overlap along with pedagogy?

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Julie Bourguignon's curator insight, July 9, 2014 5:34 AM

A variety of skills are needed to become a well-rounded individual. This supposes learning approaches tailored to facilitate acquisition of these skills.

Julie Lindsay's curator insight, September 1, 2014 7:03 AM

We need to be considering multi-pedagogical learning as a consequence of integrating technology with learning.

Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, December 1, 2014 7:09 AM

#avancee

3 conceitos sobre a aprendizagem do seculo XXI


1- HEUTA- encoraja os aprendizes a serem auto-direcionados

2- PEERA- foco em co-aprendizagem e co-criacao

3- CYBER- Encoraja engajamento dos aprendizes no ambiente de aprendizagem on line.

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What's In and What's Out in Education

What's In and What's Out in Education | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

I really like what's in and what's out of current trends.  I created the following chart of what I hope and wish would be education ins and outs in the NEAR future.

 

Learn more:

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/is-your-professional-development-up-to-date/

 

 


Via Gust MEES, Nicholas Fragkias
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Relationships are at the centre of education. It is no longer teacher-centred or learner-centred. In a sense, teachers and students are learning alongside each other. I am not sure it will always be the teacher leading the way although they have to be willing to know when to let go and when to take charge. Content is still incredibly important in that unless it connects to the lives of teachers and students it is not practical and meaningful. Technology is rarely seamlessly integrated.

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M Angus MacLean Hix's curator insight, May 2, 2014 4:52 PM

I'm really proud to be in a learning community where these "in" ideas are welcomed with creativity!

Odile Dupont's curator insight, May 6, 2014 3:19 AM

Des idées évidentes mais sans doute pas encore pour tout le monde !

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The Global Search for Education: Education and Jobs

The Global Search for Education: Education and Jobs | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it

"The Future of Employment study makes clear that what matters most today is what you can do with what you know, rather than how much you know."
- Dr. Tony Wagner

 

We need to create schools that coach students for skill and will, in addition to teaching content. If we don't make this transition quickly, a growing number of our youth will be unemployable at the same time that employers complain that they cannot find new hires who have the skills they need. - Dr. Tony Wagner



Via Gust MEES
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There is no doubt the type of jobs available today and in the future are different and will be different than they have been. Having said this, children learn in concrete ways and not in abstract ways based on distant objectives. That is an adult way of doing things in education.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 3, 2014 6:59 PM


We need to create schools that coach students for skill and will, in addition to teaching content. If we don't make this transition quickly, a growing number of our youth will be unemployable at the same time that employers complain that they cannot find new hires who have the skills they need. - Dr. Tony Wagner


Sukie van Zyl's curator insight, April 4, 2014 4:05 AM

collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, April 5, 2014 2:46 PM

The Global Search for Education: Education and Jobs

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Teaching Ethics in the Age of Technology

Teaching Ethics in the Age of Technology | Educational Leadership and Technology | Scoop.it
Ethical decision-making should be included as a 21st century skill (overused term but don't know of an alternative).  Some would profess that ethical decision-making has always been a needed skill....

 

Society is a dynamic system. It must, by nature, evolve in order to survive. As we develop the new definitions of appropriate behavior in the online environment it is imperative that many members of society be engaged in this ongoing dialogue.

 

An informed community and active discussion of ethical issues will enable society to determine civil and just manners to deal with the nuances of technological advancement (Rezmierski, 1992).

 

By opening this dialogue within the K-12 environment, teachers will be able to prepare students to understand the proper use of technology and explore the issues that will continue to unfold (Using Moral Development Theory to Teach K-12 Cyber Ethics).

 

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Ethics

 


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An informed community and active conversations about what it means to be ethical is important. Technology is here to stay. That is not the question or the answer. More importantly, we need to talk about that means in revealing ways.

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ANA's curator insight, March 21, 2014 3:24 PM

Very good reflection

Ness Crouch's curator insight, March 22, 2014 6:54 PM

Teaching ethics is the digital age is essential! Here are some ideas.

Natalia López's curator insight, March 27, 2014 5:57 PM

very importan theme, please read this page...

 

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Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

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Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

Via Gust MEES, simondcollins
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Pedagogy, curriculum, and technology are woven into a triple-helix strand. Pedagogy is the relational nature of figuring out what works best for each person in their given situation. That is no mean feat. What we have not are individuals running around who spent little time being pedagogues nurturing and leading children and youth in the their learning so we end up with ideological camps.

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Rachel Vartanian's curator insight, March 28, 2014 4:40 PM

EdTech is about education: student learning and outcomes. 

Jimena Acebes Sevilla's curator insight, August 18, 2014 8:33 PM

Primero la pedagogía, después la tecnología.

Stéphane Bataillard's curator insight, August 24, 2014 1:26 PM

A méditer...

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The 7 Transformational Concepts in The 21st Century Education

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Via Gust MEES, Jenn Alevy
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:
Digital will be a component, but the presence of a teacher (or caring adults) remains essential to the learning of children. What changes in this relational paradigm is the hopeful realization all learners (including the caring adults) bring something of themselves to learning. The classroom is ideally a community where each person is part of the multiplicity of autobiographies and each is represented fully. This takes brave leadership which is more than just talking heads at conferences and on videos.
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Annie M Herbert's curator insight, January 15, 2014 9:27 PM

Love the visual representation of the shifts.  They are, themselves, indicative of a shift.  Wonder if there is a poster or .pdf of this.  would be great to have as a reminder right next to my desk.  5 and 6, in particular, speak to Discovery Education's mission with STEM.

DECANOPOSTGRADO's curator insight, July 24, 2014 3:51 PM

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... y a click en "ME GUSTA"

CIIDER's curator insight, July 26, 2014 11:12 AM

La nueva educación...

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Digital Resources in the Classroom Infographic

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The Digital Resources in the Classroom Infograhic shows the benefits of technology and digital resources as seen by teachers.

Via Gust MEES, Nicholas Fragkias
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Using digital technology is important and needs to meet learning needs. What is a concern is the way technology is used.

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J Weidenbenner's curator insight, January 3, 2014 9:04 AM

Great infographic to kick off a lesson on understanding popular media  statistics.

Sun Rise's curator insight, January 3, 2014 1:33 PM

software is required for both teachers and learners in digital classes

Ness Crouch's curator insight, January 14, 2014 10:33 PM

I find infographics the easiest way to understand everything!