In a networked age, creating a digital professional learning network (DPLN) is a pressing necessity for teachers and educators. Such networks are key to professional growth and are an invaluable source of both social and intellectual capital. In the visual below, Digital PLN suggests 8 main steps for creating your own digital professional learning network. I want you to read them and share with us what you think of them.
Create your digital learning experienceEvaluate the application of education technology learning toolsDesign web 2.0 toolsReflect on personal growth and progressDeconstruct past practices and new practicesAssemble a collaborative DPLNIntegrate digital literacy skillsDifferentiale instructional strategies
A sixth-form college in Cardiff is named as the top-performing independent school in the country for A-levels as figures show a sharp hike in the number of privately-educated teenagers gaining straight A* grades
Znalazłem na http://www.educationfact.com infografikę, która nie tylko bardzo ładnie podsumowuje teorie uczenia, ale i pokazuje przykłady narzędzi do zastosowań w samokształceniu, nauczaniu 1:1, 1:∞ i ∞:∞. Jest na tyle dobra, że warto poświęcić jej osobny wpis na blogu. Prawie wszystko, co chcielibyście wiedzieć o behawioryzmie, konstruktywizmie, kognitywizmie i konektywizmie.
(BPT) - Children learn by doing, and every child has a unique learning style all his or her own, child development experts tell us. The same can be said of adults if a recent survey is any indication. A majority of Americans say hands-on training is the hands-down winner when they want to learn something new in an educational environment, according a Harris Interactive poll conducted on behalf of Everest College.
In the book Drive, Daniel H. Pink describes what he calls, Motivation 3.0 - which is: "the upgrade that's needed to meet the new realities of how we organize, think about, and do what we do" (75). Pink proposes that the behavior that will strengthen our organization and achieve new, creative thought is what he refers to as Type I behavior; behavior that is fueled by intrinsic desire and a "third" motivational drive, which is an intrinsic desire to perform a task, simply because the person enjoys doing the task. Pink further states that Type I behavior is born and made, it is renewable, it promotes greater well-being and it depends on three nutrients: autonomy, mastery and purpose
Self-publishing is a growing industry and many researchers agree that by 2020, 50% of all books will be penned by indie authors. One of the downsides of electing to take the path of writing and marketing the book yourself is the financial situation.