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Teaching and learning in the 21st Century - meeting the challenges of digital learning and the iGeneration
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This scoop it profile by @Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) includes many useful blogs and articles that aim to teach in the 21st century. This includes learning with the use of technology. What he refers to as the 'iGeneration' includes many useful updates that can be used for both the students and teachers in the classroom. A few i came across that sparked my interest were a description on how to set up a blog with wordpress for teachers, this can be very useful to me as a student now and also in the future. I enjoy D'Amico's profile as he scoops quite interesting topics.
When curriculum resources are limitless due to the access we have to on-line materials, then the question we ask about those materials become more important. Values Education helps us all to ask the right questions! See some innovative whole school projects at:
Watch Carol Dweck, Stanford University's growth mindset guru and researcher, talk about the winning combination of having high expectations of students and providing effective support.
We do have to be aware of what is working and also consider what is not working in the context of teaching and learning. What is not working is the basis for growth, but it is not a negative. It should inform what we do next.
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