Pim loopt in de klas - groep 7 - steeds vaker tegen zijn eigen beperkingen en grenzen aan. Hij is zwaar dyslectisch. Er wordt op de Cocon in Alkmaar gezocht naar uitdagende leeractiviteiten, maar zijn leesachterstand frustreert hem ook zelf behoorlijk.Vanmorgen ziet Pim er anders uit dan anders. Met een open blik en lachende ogen kijkt hij naar Karin Donkers, de schoolleider. Haar blog over een leerling, die weer perspectief krijgt. 'Zie je wel Karin, er is straks ook een echte school voor mij.'
If you were to design the perfect library, what would it look like? MIT students shared their ideas about library spaces in two sessions held last month. Over fifty students representing both grads and undergrads attended the meetings to discuss upcoming renovations planned for Hayden Library and other library spaces.
Massive open online courses have not lived up to the hype. There are, however, 50-year-old techniques to improve the experience and reach those who need education the most. [[ This is a content summary only.
the Future Classroom Lab is formed by six different learning spaces. Each space highlights specific areas of learning and teaching and helps to rethink different points: physical space, resources, changing roles of student and teacher, and how to support different learning styles. Discover the different zones now!
Many of us rail against standardized tests not only because of the harmful uses to which they're put but because they're imposed on us. It's more unsettling to acknowledge that the tests we come up with ourselves can also be damaging....
We were fortunate enough to meet some truly incredible school librarians in 2014. These library professionals are charging ahead, exemplifying what it means to be a librarian in the 21st-century by integrating digital technologies and creative ideas into everyday learning—and sharing their ideas on social media!
When people think of 3D printing, many think of a new technology that is out of reach and too complicated to use even if they had access to it. However, the buying trends of 3D printers, particularly among schools and libraries, show that isn’t true.
Sarah Stein Greenberg, executive director of Stanford Design School, shares a handful of concepts for redesigning college. The post Radical Ideas for Reinventing College, From Stanford’s Design School appeared first on WIRED.
Our new infographic presents highlights of all of LRS’s school library impact studies in an accessible and concise format. We hope this will be an effective tool for school library advocates! Two versions of the infographic are available: -One is optimized for online viewing -And, the second is optimized for printing A printing note: if you view the infographic PDF file in Firefox PDF viewer, it may not render properly. For best viewing and printing, click on the “open in different viewer” butto
There are many areas of media literacy. Media Literacy Project has a wonderful document that presents the components of media literacy in a straightforward fashion and includes useful lists of the various concepts of this literacy. Their definition of media literacy is “the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and create media messages of all kinds.” They go on to state that media literacy skills can help students–
Understand how media messages create meaning Identify who created a particular media message Recognize what the media maker wants us to believe or do Name the “tools of persuasion” used Recognize bias, spin, misinformation and lies Discover the part of the story that’s not being told Evaluate media messages based on our own experiences, beliefs and values Create and distribute our own media messages Become advocates for change in our media system