Discussions are sometimes called the engine of an online course. Discussions provide an opportunity for students to engage with the course content, with each other, and with you—the professor—simultaneously, which means they have a lot of potential for meaningful learning and high retention.
There is no guarantee that students will really apply themselves by just creating a discussion. What you get out of a discussion assignment depends on what you put into it. Here are some tips for writing your discussion prompt, selecting your settings, and participating in the discussion.
In traditional learning, teachers map out academic standards, and plan units and lessons based around those standards. In Genius Hour, students are in control, choosing what they study, how they study it, and what they do, produce, or create as a result. As a learning model, it promotes inquiry, research, creativity, and self-directed learning.
Complexe, la transition numérique à l'école ne se résume pas à l'entrée de nouveaux outils en classe. Innovation pédagogique, créativité et travail collaboratif sont de rigueur. Profonde, cette mutation implique aussi un nouveau mode de pensée : l'esprit de programmation. De quoi réinventer le métier d'enseignant.
FIGAROVOX/CHRONIQUE - Robin Rivaton explique pour Figarovox quelle influence l'innovation technologique a sur l'économie et notre vie quotidienne. Cette semaine, il rappelle que la révolution robotique va nécessiter des mutations dans notre système éducatif.
Que s’est-il passé ces derniers jours sur la planète des innovations pédagogiques ? Actualités, chiffres, enquêtes… Mettez à jour votre veille et découvrez en un clin d’oeil ce qu’il s’est dit sur la twittosphère à travers notre petite revue de tweets...
In 2025 and beyond we will use mobile, digital technology to learn. The classroom will be in our hands. We will have access to knowledge, lessons, and learning technology anywhere, anytime. We will learn in the moment.
There is mounting evidence that complementing or replacing lectures with student-centric, technology-enabled active learning strategies and learning guidance—rather than memorization and repetition—improves learning, supports knowledge retention, and raises achievement. These new student-centered blended learning methods inspire engagement, and are a way to connect with every student right where they are while supporting progress toward grade level standards.
Drawing upon socio-ecological and critical educational theory, this article examines neoliberal educational reforms through a theoretical framework of commons and enclosure. Neoliberal reforms should be regarded as enclosures because they seek to
Fab GOUX-BAUDIMENT's insight:
Yet when the commons protection declines, might enclosure be the best solution to preserve what has been left?
Recent research shows that start-up rates increase by as much as 20% when entrepreneurship lessons are provided in schools. As we educate the next wave of business owners, we should give young people first-hand experience of the link between entrepreneurship and innovation. Today’s digital natives are the most adept at using technology, but at the…
À peine arrivée en France, la révolution des MOOCs, propulsée par les universités nord-américaines en 2008, semble déjà s'essouffler. Une perte de vitesse qui touche l'ADN même du concept. De par leur mode de production, les MOOCs ne seraient pas si ouverts qu'ils prétendent l'être. D'après Dominique Boullier, responsable de la pédagogie numérique à Sciences Po Paris, les MOOCs pour la masse favorisent en fait toujours les mêmes... Explications.
Each year, IBM releases a list of five innovations that it believes have the potential to change the way people work, live, and interact during the next five years. This year, the IBM researchers working on the “5 in 5” listing focus on the notion that in the future, everything will learn.
According to IBM: “Driven by a new era of cognitive systems where machines will learn, reason, and engage with us in a more natural and personalized way. These innovations are beginning to emerge enabled by cloud computing, big data analytics, and learning technologies all coming together.”
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