On education
Follow
Find tag "technology"
12.4K views | +0 today
On education
Stories and articles on educational issues and about ICT, distance learning
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Lars-Göran Hedström from Personalize Learning (#plearnchat)
Scoop.it!

PERSONALIZED LEARNING STARTS WITH THE LEARNER, NOT TECHNOLOGY

PERSONALIZED LEARNING STARTS WITH THE LEARNER, NOT TECHNOLOGY | On education | Scoop.it
Personalized Learning is a controversial term that means different things to different people depending on where and how it is referenced. Some believe it is about promoting programs or tools that per

Via Kathleen McClaskey
more...
Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, September 22, 2015 11:35 AM

Both of us are advocates for the use of technology to support instruction and to help learners gain independent learning skills. For years, as coaches consulting on technology integration, we observed classrooms where technology sat idle or to present lessons using new tools but the same way they teach: teacher-directed. The current system seems to encourage the use of technology for traditional teacher-directed methods.


The system needs to change from focusing on problems to rethinking the design of teaching and learning around how learners learn best. Personalized learning starts with the learner, not the technology!

Rescooped by Lars-Göran Hedström from 21st Century Education - USA
Scoop.it!

[VIDEO] Future Learning

Students are the future, but what's the future for students? To arm them with the relevant, timeless skills for our rapidly changing world, we need to revolutionize what it means to learn. Education innovators like Dr. Sugata Mitra, visiting professor at MIT; Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy; and Dr. Catherine Lucey, Vice Dean of Education at UCSF, are redefining how we engage young minds for a creatively and technologically-advanced future. Which of these eduvators holds the key for unlocking the learning potential inside every student?


Via Sakis Koukouvis, Dr. Richard NeSmith
more...
Dave Phillipson's comment, May 31, 2012 3:56 PM
This is a somewhat fair offering, the True future of education is http://www.SuperTeaching.org
Anabela Luís's comment, June 2, 2012 5:19 AM
Wonderful and powerful video. thanks
Rescooped by Lars-Göran Hedström from 21st Century Education - USA
Scoop.it!

An Open Letter to Educators

Written by an ex college student, who explains very eloquently how educators must change.  If the message in this video resonates with you feel free to send it to any teachers, principals, professors, university presidents, boards of regents, board...


Via Donna Browne, Dr. Richard NeSmith
Lars-Göran Hedström's insight:

Nice short video worth listen to and watch.

more...
William Machado's curator insight, December 27, 2012 6:50 AM

It is good to hear how students feel and for sure teachers need to adapt their approach...

Alícia Arisa's comment, December 27, 2012 7:09 AM
Entusiàstic. I quanta raó que té!
Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, December 28, 2012 12:03 PM

Written by an ex college student, who explains very eloquently how educators must change.  If the message in this video resonates with you feel free to send it to any teachers, principals, professors, university presidents, boards of regents, board...