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Blended learning implementation guide

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Think about your purpose - to implement an initiative such as blended learning, you need to achieve more than you do in the current environment - so what will be different? How will it improve student learning?

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Connie Baques 's curator insight, May 14, 2013 8:15 PM

Lots of good ideas for 'getting started'!

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Ten Teaching Trends from the Innovating Pedagogy Report - TeachOnline

Ten Teaching Trends from the Innovating Pedagogy Report - TeachOnline | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
How are today's most innovative educators engaging with their students? The 2015 Innovating Pedagogy report proposes ten innovations to engage students.
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A Project-Based Learning Spectrum: 25 Questions To Guide Your PBL Planning

A Project-Based Learning Spectrum: 25 Questions To Guide Your PBL Planning | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
A Project-Based Learning Spectrum: 25 Questions To Guide Your PBL Planning

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A good example of a questioning matrix that we should use to teach with.

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margot roi's curator insight, January 22, 8:12 AM

Going beyond " THE PROJECT". 

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Literature Review on the Impact of Digital Technology on Learning and Teaching


Via Peter Mellow, Rui Guimarães Lima, Paulo Moekotte
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Interesting conclusions about impact of digital technologies.

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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, November 24, 2015 2:57 AM

Une méta analyse très intéressante sur les TIC en éducation...

Stephan Hughes's curator insight, November 27, 2015 10:59 AM

A welcome invitation to reflect on what is and what is not working so far.

Paulo Moekotte's curator insight, November 29, 2015 3:39 AM
Teachers’ skills and competences in recognising how to use digital tools and resources and applying them effectively are critical to achieving positive results for learners with additional support needs or who are disdvantaged in other ways.
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engaging students in learning is a performance, so we need to consider what aspects of our performance we need to rehearse
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Innovation Tips That Will Change the Way You Think

Innovation plays an important role in a business. If you don’t create more effective processes, think of new products, or implement new ideas, your business will less likely to succeed.

How do you become an innovative person?

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The answer to every question is: why?

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Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it

Despite cautionary tales of teens and social networks, students have a lot to gain from incorporating what they learn in their personal digital space to the classroom.


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David Price talked about these "Do it's" recently in relation to the whole concept of open learning. Perhaps use them as a check-list to see what you currently include in your teaching?

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, March 25, 2015 10:22 AM

Interesting article.

Sonia Santoveña's curator insight, May 21, 2015 2:23 AM

añada su visión ...

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Curriculum & Leadership Journal | Skills for the 21st Century: teaching higher-order thinking

Curriculum & Leadership Journal | Skills for the 21st Century: teaching higher-order thinking | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it

Using Anderson's and Krathwohl's work on Blooms and HOTs, this article provides a discussion and strategy as to how to think about implementing critical thinking in schools.

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The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking

The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
The Question Game: A Playful Way To Teach Critical Thinking
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Questioning as a teacher and more importantly empowering students to question critically is core to our role as educators. This game could be used in multiple ways but with different tools through to higher education...

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A Simple Technique You Can (and Should) Apply To Your eLearning Courses

A Simple Technique You Can (and Should) Apply To Your eLearning Courses | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it

"It’s easy for an eLearner to “zone out” when faced with complex course content, especially with limited existing knowledge of a topic. The instructional design challenge is how to explain complex content easily. Start by considering some premises fundamental to eLearning design."


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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, October 20, 2014 11:09 AM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

Tina Jameson's curator insight, October 23, 2014 6:30 PM

As we increasingly move towards designing our own eLearning content - it is essential to consider the delivery of that content - the tools are a means to an end - if the design quality is poor then the usefulness of those tools is greatly diminished.

Vittori's curator insight, October 25, 2014 3:22 AM

Après le fond, la forme... Comment présenter simplement un contenu vaste et/ou complexe. 

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EducationHQ - High Possibility Classrooms: a new model for technology integration in schools

EducationHQ - High Possibility Classrooms: a new model for technology integration in schools | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it

The data found that four teachers focused their knowledge of technology integration in five ways: theory, creativity, making their students learning public, life preparation, and accommodating the particular contexts in which they taught. These classrooms were highly engaging learning spaces where students didn’t want to leave when the bell rang.

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Interesting perspective of new research which utilises, amongst others, the TPACK model. 

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3 predictors of strong digital learning | eSchool News | eSchool News

3 predictors of strong digital learning | eSchool News | eSchool News | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
An annual report identifies three policies that, when taken together, indicate the strength of a state's digital learning opportunities.
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Translated into Australian conditions - does this mean the 3 conditions for digital learning are:

1. Schools allow students to enroll in online courses external to the school.

2. Schools offer online courses or topics to students

3. There is a growth in online schools or flexible learning.

 

Consider this in relation to local conditions. I know point 1 exists and aspects of 2. 

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The Learner-Centered eLearning Professional Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Learner-Centered eLearning Professional Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
The Learner-Centered eLearning Professional Infographic presents the small changes you can make over time to implement a fully learner-centered eLearning course
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This is what teachers do - however, to be innovative we need to remind ourselves of these 4 steps regularly

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Computing At School | Computational Thinking - A guide for teachers

Computing At School | Computational Thinking - A guide for teachers | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it

This guide published in the UK aims to help develop a shared understanding of the teaching of computational thinking in schools. It presents a conceptual framework of computational thinking, describes pedagogic approaches for teaching and offers guides for assessment.

 

 

 


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An overview with top level examples of what each aspect of computational thinking is about. I particularly note that while the examples are in respect to programming (mostly) all of the strategies or actions can be used in all subjects not just ICT. 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 31, 11:45 AM

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:


[Gust MEES]: Please check ALSO my #ICT #PracTICE <===>https://gustmees.wordpress.com/.../design-the-learning.../

 
 
 

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, January 31, 7:49 PM

For those in Australia or places other than the UK who would like to understand more about what occurs in other places, this guide published in the UK aims to help develop a shared understanding of the teaching of computational thinking in schools. It presents a conceptual framework of computational thinking, describes pedagogic approaches for teaching and offers guides for assessment.

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, February 4, 8:12 AM

Time has to be given to teachers to learn, be a part of and use this in meaningful ways.

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Learning | Office of Educational Technology

Learning | Office of Educational Technology | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
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There is no one way to implement future learning. There are many characteristics though and this provides some food for thought 

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A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy -

A Diagram Of 21st Century Pedagogy - | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
A diagram of 21st century pedagogy for the purpose of 21st century learning.
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Use this diagram as a check-list for yourself - how confident are you as a 21c teacher?

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Innovator Archetypes

BUILDING CULTURES OF INNOVATION Tatyana Mamut, PhD & Kate Piper
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How do you drive innovation? Are you a Navigator, tinkerer, visionary or explorer....

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Computational Thinking

Computational Thinking | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
Computers can be used to help us solve problems. However, before a problem can be tackled, the problem itself and the ways in which it could be solved need to be understood. Computational thinking...

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Together with design thinking and PBL, this is another toolset for a teachers toolkit

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Nocking The Arrow: Self-Directed vs. Self-Determined Learning; What's the Difference?

Nocking The Arrow: Self-Directed vs. Self-Determined Learning; What's the Difference? | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it

In this age of abundance of information, shifting classroom pedagogy isn't nearly enough to make learning in school more relevant and authentic for the learner. Self-directed learning (andragogy), and self-determined learning (heutagogy) are the ideals necessary in making students "future ready" to live and learn in a web connected world.

 

While original research applied these concepts to mature learners, it has become apparent that even young children have an abundant capacity for recognizing and directing their own learning. Anyone who has observed toddlers learning how to walk and talk understand the motivation and skill development that quickly develops during these processes.

 

Considered by some to be on a learning continuum, self-directed learning and self-determined learning have at least one distinct difference. What is this difference, and why should educators care? - See more at: http://rtschuetz.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/self-directed-vs-self-determined.html?spref=tw#sthash.oSVChVeN.dpuf

 

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

 

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

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 2, 2015 3:45 PM

In this age of abundance of information, shifting classroom pedagogy isn't nearly enough to make learning in school more relevant and authentic for the learner. Self-directed learning (andragogy), and self-determined learning (heutagogy) are the ideals necessary in making students "future ready" to live and learn in a web connected world.


While original research applied these concepts to mature learners, it has become apparent that even young children have an abundant capacity for recognizing and directing their own learning. Anyone who has observed toddlers learning how to walk and talk understand the motivation and skill development that quickly develops during these processes.


Considered by some to be on a learning continuum, self-directed learning and self-determined learning have at least one distinct difference. What is this difference, and why should educators care? - See more at: http://rtschuetz.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/self-directed-vs-self-determined.html?spref=tw#sthash.oSVChVeN.dpuf


Learn more:


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


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


Dorote Lucci's curator insight, February 3, 2015 12:56 PM

Great insights- this can be applied to other fields as well such as learning techniques to modulate stress and anxiety

Shafeeq Husain's curator insight, February 3, 2015 8:59 PM

Since "upwards of ninety percent of our learning will occur outside formal educational settings" (Jennings, 2010), in the age of abundance of information, students should be motivated to reflect on how they are learning. That is what is self-directed learning

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The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-As...

The Other 21st Century Skills: Educator Self-As... | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
I've posted about The Other 21st Skills and Attributes. This post provides links and resources about these skills as well as an educator self-assessment. This assessment contains questions to ass...
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Reflecting upon our own skills and how we do things is the start of how we improve our teaching and practice

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Maximizing the Working Memory in eLearning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Maximizing the Working Memory in eLearning Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
The Maximizing the Working Memory in eLearning Infographic shows how to design eLearning experiences to maximize the working memory for effective learning.
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We know this - but it is always good to revisit. I think the chunking information followed by reflection is especially important

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Posing Questions in the Digital Classroom

Posing Questions in the Digital Classroom | Learning in a changing world | Scoop.it
Teachers ask hundreds of questions every week. It is the basis of all enquiry based learning. It is the main way of uncovering each child’s understanding. It can also help to move the learning on o...

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Perhaps a good intro for inquiry learning ?

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Jerry Busone's curator insight, January 3, 2015 8:26 AM

Great apps to spice up your Instructor led or virtual training

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developing-21st-century-critical-thinkers-infographic-mentoring-minds.jpg

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Great infographic - reminded me of my comment to my class yesterday "my job is to teach you to think, not to give you knowledge" 

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The Teachers' Google Toolkit Infographic - e-Le...

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The The Teacher's Google Toolkit Infographic presents the Google tools that every teacher should try out. Some are very well known, others less so, but there are great ways to use all of them in the classroom!
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As educators we need to be aware of tools such as "Google a day" is this the breadth of research we need for critical thinking?

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The eLearning Course Components Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

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The eLearning Course Components Infographic: 5 eLearning Course Components.
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Simple development flow to remind us of good teaching practice whether it is online or not

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