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What Is Education? Insights from the World's Greatest Minds

What Is Education? Insights from the World's Greatest Minds | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, “What is education?” Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike.


[Gust MEES] In the 21st Century with the mass of information through ICT & Social Media I would like to add this:


https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/19/pkm-personal-professional-knowledge-management/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/andragogy-adult-teaching-how-to-teach-ict/





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Lon Woodbury's insight:
As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, “What is education?” Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike.

 

 

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Наталия Вяткина's curator insight, March 3, 10:43 AM
As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, “What is education?” Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike.


[Gust MEES] In the 21st Century with the mass of information through ICT & Social Media I would like to add this:


https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/19/pkm-personal-professional-knowledge-management/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/andragogy-adult-teaching-how-to-teach-ict/


Melissa Vee Rentchler 's curator insight, March 7, 1:23 PM
As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, “What is education?” Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike.


[Gust MEES] In the 21st Century with the mass of information through ICT & Social Media I would like to add this:


https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/19/pkm-personal-professional-knowledge-management/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/andragogy-adult-teaching-how-to-teach-ict/


Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales's curator insight, March 14, 4:14 PM
As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, “What is education?” Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike.


[Gust MEES] In the 21st Century with the mass of information through ICT & Social Media I would like to add this:


https://globaleducationandsocialmedia.wordpress.com/2014/01/19/pkm-personal-professional-knowledge-management/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/the-new-possibilities-to-learn-and-teach-with-ict/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/what-are-the-best-ways-of-teaching-and-learning-ideas-and-reflections/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/05/13/andragogy-adult-teaching-how-to-teach-ict/


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To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Why haven't education reform efforts amounted to much? Because they start with the wrong problem, says John Abbott, director of the 21st Century Learning Initiative.

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Mark Treadwell's curator insight, November 29, 2014 2:01 PM

The competencies are now the core of the education that young learners require in order to shape our emerging new paradigm and within competencies the virtues are the bedrock that we met expose those learners and ourselves to. MT

Jodi Clark's curator insight, November 30, 2014 8:10 PM

Could these education insights also relate to how we learn as professionals?  What if our trainings assumed we were going to be co-creators of our learning experiences?

Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, December 1, 2014 7:47 AM

Superar elvviejo individualismo en el aprender es prel-requisito para mejorar el propio rendimiento mental mediante el estudio cooperativo

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Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out?

Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out? | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

Unless you're an educator, you probably haven't heard predictions by thought leaders that the traditional school system is on its way out. More surprisingly, these predictions are being borne out by experiments where new learning models are being tri...

 

A MUST READ!!!

 


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Ferdi McDermott's curator insight, August 23, 2014 2:59 PM

Not at www.chavagnes.org ...

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 23, 2014 5:01 PM

Perhaps School as we know is on the way out, but education and School are not interchangeable words although they are used that way frequently. Actually, School as we know it should have been on the way out a long time ago. With the current reformers who propose change that does not change the structure, it is not happening soon.

 

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InkySprat's curator insight, August 27, 2014 10:05 AM

Teachers are not immune to the need to learn new skills as the world changes 

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How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus | Psychology Today

How Technology is Changing the Way Children Think and Focus | Psychology Today | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

 

 By Jim Taylor, Ph. D.

 

"There is...a growing body of research that technology can be both beneficial and harmful to different ways in which children think. Moreover, this influence isn’t just affecting children on the surface of their thinking. Rather, because their brains are still developing and malleable, frequent exposure by so-called digital natives to technology is actually wiring the brain in ways very different than in previous generations.."


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WEAC's curator insight, August 7, 2015 9:55 AM

"Because their brains are still developing and malleable, frequent exposure by so-called digital natives to technology is actually wiring the brain in ways very different than in previous generations. What is clear is that, as with advances throughout history, the technology that is available determines how our brains develops."

Larry Heuser's curator insight, August 8, 2015 3:27 PM

Using the Internet is like jet skiing.  Skimming along the surface of the water at high speed, exposed to a broad vista, surrounded by many distractions, and only able to focus fleetingly on any one thing.

Audrey's curator insight, August 13, 2015 5:56 PM

This is true.  They seem to be absorbing ideas faster.

 

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Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | EDUcation CHANGE | Teaching by Topic

Schools in Finland will no longer teach 'subjects' | EDUcation CHANGE | Teaching by Topic | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

For years, Finland has been the by-word for a successful education system, perched at the top of international league tables for literacy and numeracy.

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Pasi Silander, the city’s development manager, explained: “What we need now is a different kind of education to prepare people for working life.

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“Young people use quite advanced computers. In the past the banks had lots of  bank clerks totting up figures but now that has totally changed.

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We therefore have to make the changes in education that are necessary for industry and modern society.

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Subject-specific lessons – an hour of history in the morning, an hour of geography in the afternoon – are already being phased out for 16-year-olds in the city’s upper schools. They are being replaced by what the Finns call “phenomenon” teaching – or teaching by topic. For instance, a teenager studying a vocational course might take “cafeteria services” lessons, which would include elements of maths, languages (to help serve foreign customers), writing skills and communication skills.

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More academic pupils would be taught cross-subject topics such as the European Union - which would merge elements of economics, history (of the countries involved), languages and geography.

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Lon Woodbury's insight:

Many of the forerunners of Therapeutic Boarding Schools (called Emotional Growth Schools then) used this concept - called Theme teaching then.  It does seem to break down the artificial boundaries between narrow subjects to give a wider perspective.  I presume like anything else, it can be abused or misapplied. -Lon

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jmoreillon's curator insight, March 27, 2015 9:42 AM

This is what school librarians have been doing forever!

María Florencia Perrone's curator insight, April 8, 2015 4:00 PM

The world around us is not labelled or divided in categories, then why is academic content? Can we not relate topics and elaborate meaning on the basis of relationships and intertwined data? 

Helen Teague's curator insight, April 13, 2015 9:11 PM

I wonder if this would work in the U.S.? Also, in Finland, students do not take standardized tests until the end of high school (Zhao, 2012, p. 111), so thankfully, perhaps the drill and kill process is diminished.


*Zhao, Y. (2012). World Class Learners. 

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What Is Education? Insights From The World's Greatest Minds

What Is Education? Insights From The World's Greatest Minds | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

"As we seek to refine and reform today’s system of education, we would do well to ask, 'What is education?' Our answers may provide insights that get to the heart of what matters for 21st century children and adults alike. It is important to step back from divisive debates on grades, standardized testing, and teacher evaluation—and really look at the meaning of education. So I decided to do just that—to research the answer to this straightforward, yet complex question. Looking for wisdom from some of the greatest philosophers, poets, educators, historians, theologians, politicians, and world leaders, I found answers that should not only exist in our history books, but also remain at the core of current education dialogue. In my work as a developmental psychologist, I constantly struggle to balance the goals of formal education with the goals of raising healthy, happy children who grow to become contributing members of families and society. Along with academic skills, the educational journey from kindergarten through college is a time when young people develop many interconnected abilities." | by Marilyn Price-Mitchell

 

- The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done. -- Jean Piaget, 1896-1980, Swiss developmental psychologist, philosopher

 

- Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, physicist

 



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Mindy Weidman's curator insight, October 6, 2014 10:23 AM

What is education to you???

Vocabmonk's curator insight, October 7, 2014 1:19 AM

Let's know what is Education 

Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, October 7, 2014 4:35 AM

NGOs in Human Rights, Peace and Development Research Capacity-Building in Africa

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What's In and What's Out in Education

What's In and What's Out in Education | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | 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/

 

 


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

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

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 6, 2014 12:55 PM

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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Cyberbullying increases in line with mobile phone usage? [infographic]

Cyberbullying increases in line with mobile phone usage? [infographic] | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it
Summary: Research on cyberbullying sponsored by Opennet has found that teenager who are 'heavy cell phone users' are more likely to engage in the practice of bullying online, as well as become bullied themselves.According to the survey, mobile...

 

Read more:

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/igeneration/cyberbullying-increases-in-line-with-mobile-phone-usage-infographic/14713

 


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KIP Somerset's curator insight, August 16, 2013 6:17 AM

Correlation between mobile phone use and cyberbullying is explored in this info graphic. This would make a great conversation starter. Plenty of other statistics in this info graphic to reflect on.