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Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

http://www.ted.com Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) ...
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Technology in the French Immersion classroom - ETEC 510

Technology in the French Immersion classroom - ETEC 510 | French Immersion | Scoop.it
Technology in the French Immersion classroom (in English) http://t.co/yv2ZKDwS3E

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Tour de course: French immersion has parents queuing - Canada.com

Tour de course: French immersion has parents queuing - Canada.com | French Immersion | Scoop.it
Securing a spot in French immersion may not be bloodsport — at least, not yet — but the annual registration battle among parents certainly has shades of The Hunger Games (not to mention similar odds of success).
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Education 3.0: Embracing Technology to 'Jump the Curve' | Innovation Insights |

Education 3.0: Embracing Technology to 'Jump the Curve' | Innovation Insights | | French Immersion | Scoop.it

 

Education 3.0 is what I believe we can aspire to so as to educate our students, at all levels, in ways that actually promote 21st-century skills and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow (aka, the jobs that don’t exist today but which will be required in the future). It’s the coming together of creativity, outcomes, critical thinking, big data, personalization, and much more.

 

For me, it’s really the confluence of three crucial education elements: Neuroscience, Cognitive (Learning) Psychology, and Education Technology.

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 25, 2013 7:35 AM

 

And it’s that last point that we need to deal with effectively, if we want to get to Education 3.0. We have to learn how to embrace technology as the ultimate empowering agent, not as a competitor or loss-of-control agent. We have to start including social networking in our learning environments so as to connect students to peers, instructors, other subject matter experts, content, and more.


We need to start measuring more of the appropriate behaviors and elements of cognition to provide rich, meaningful learning analytics. (Note – this doesn’t mean measure what’s easiest or available, but what matters.


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

 

David Dun's curator insight, September 26, 2013 5:28 AM

Great basic info for newbies (much like myself).  All you need to get those digital feet wet.

Juana Hajek's curator insight, April 25, 2014 12:17 AM

A robust education using technology tools will help students meet all of the standards which were written by the International Society for Technology in Education.  The use of iPads in the classroom is one way this can be achieved.