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Personalized Learning Through the Eyes of a Child

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why can't learning be personalizedwhy can't learning be personalized Pam Lowe, Personalized Learning Coach, wrote an insightful post about her young niece questioning why can't learning be personalized.


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Lars-Göran Hedström's curator insight, March 15, 2:29 AM
Pam Lowe shares her story about her 4 year-old niece and her insight into personalized learning:
 
"Basically at the wise old age of four, the question my niece was asking me that currently many educators and schools are struggling to comprehend was,

“Why can’t learning be personalized?”

When a child can recognize the need for personalized learning, why can’t our education system? My niece is not viewing personalized learning as a buzzword or a fad. She is viewing personalized learning as a right that is due her as a learner." - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.yHJTVyEu.dpuf
michel verstrepen's curator insight, March 15, 3:20 AM
Pam Lowe shares her story about her 4 year-old niece and her insight into personalized learning:
 
"Basically at the wise old age of four, the question my niece was asking me that currently many educators and schools are struggling to comprehend was,

“Why can’t learning be personalized?”

When a child can recognize the need for personalized learning, why can’t our education system? My niece is not viewing personalized learning as a buzzword or a fad. She is viewing personalized learning as a right that is due her as a learner." - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/#sthash.yHJTVyEu.dpuf
Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, May 18, 10:13 AM
The comment and question in the image are misleading. Systems are not people. They are made up of people. Teachers understand students are people who have faces, names, and stories. That is how we experience personalizing and realating with students.
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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning) | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult learners are both busier and more free to indulge in distractions. Helping students to pay attention is a primary concern of training professionals, so here are some optimal methods to win the attention game in eLearning."

What is it that help students pay attention?

* Problem solving

* Comparisons

* Visuals

* Questions

* Emotions

* Stories

* Contrast

* Controversy

* Brevity

* Lists


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Bernard VULLIERME's curator insight, October 20, 2014 5:30 AM

Rien de nouveau sous le soleil du bon e:enseignant, mais plus d'exigences …

clare o'shea's curator insight, February 5, 2015 1:49 PM

and ask indviduals questions every 2-3 minutes - but always label the behaviour first! so it is a positive experience not a catching out!!

Linda Buckmaster's curator insight, January 10, 4:57 PM

"Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions.. Helping students to pay attention is a primary concern of training professionals, so here are some optimal methods to win the attention game in eLearning."

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Car Pollution Linked to Autism

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Children exposed to higher levels of air pollution early in life may have an increased risk of autism, a new study suggests.  In the study, children living in areas with high levels of traffic-generated air pollution during their first year of life were three times more likely to have autism than children living in areas with low levels.

There was also a link between exposure to air pollution in the womb — particularly during late pregnancy — and an increased risk of autism, according to the study.

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18 Ways iPads Are Being Used In Classrooms Right Now

18 Ways iPads Are Being Used In Classrooms Right Now | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
iPads are quickly becoming a popular and powerful educational tool for classrooms. Beyond the immediate benefit of engaging students, iPads can improve education efficiency and standards.
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Understanding Dyslexia Online Course

Understanding Dyslexia Online Course | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This free ALISON online dyslexia course will be of great interest to all professionals in the areas of education, child development, and adult literacy who would like to learn more about the causes of and treatment for dyslexia, and to all learners who would like a greater understanding of this common condition.

Understanding Dyslexia is originally from and published by OpenLearn and has a duration of 2-3 Hours for the average learner.

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Sept 24 - Teaching and Learning Weekly

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An online newspaper that collects together the week's news relating to teaching and learning - particularly for those interested in finding resources and inspirational stories about education.

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SOLES and SOMES - School of Education Communication and Language Sciences - Newcastle University

SOLES and SOMES - School of Education Communication and Language Sciences - Newcastle University | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

Self Organised Learning Environments (SOLEs) developed out of Professor Sugata Mitra's earlier Hole in the Wall experiments, which demonstrated that given access to a computer and internet connection, children are capable of teaching themselves.

St. Aidan's Primary School, Gateshead, are the key research partner in an ongoing SOLE study. iLab are collecting data to support research into how SOLE methodology can be adapted to enquiry based learning in UK classrooms.

 

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About Online Learning

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Find out more about online learning or elearning - using audio and video-conferencing, email, chat, and completing an online degree or certificate by distance.

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Aug 27 - Teaching and Learning Weekly

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An online newspaper that collects together the week's news relating to teaching and learning - particularly for those interested in finding resources and inspirational stories about education.

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This is Learning Without Frontiers

Learning Without Frontiers (LWF) is a global platform that facilitates the ongoing dialogue about the future of learning.

LWF attracts an engaged and open-minded audience who are forward thinking, curious and receptive to new ideas and perspectives about education, teaching and learning.

They are an international audience of thought leaders, policy makers, innovators, entrepreneurs and leading practitioners from across the education, digital media and technology sectors.

 

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Aug 6 - Teaching and Learning Weekly

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An online newspaper that collects together the week's news relating to teaching and learning - particularly for those interested in finding resources and inspirational stories about education.

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July 31 - Online And Distance Learning Weekly

July 31 - Online And Distance Learning Weekly | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This online weekly newspaper has the latest news, innovations, courses and other information about online education.

Read and subscribe free of charge at: http://paper.li/NattyStewart24/1325359513


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July 26 - IJEDICT Weekly News is out

July 26 - IJEDICT Weekly News is out | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

This publication is a weekly news update on what's happening in the ICT for education and development arena.

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What is Learning Analytics? – Infographic

What is Learning Analytics? – Infographic | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

"Learning Analytics is the measurement, collection, analysis and reporting of data about learners and their contexts, for purposes of understanding and optimizing learning and the environments in which it occurs."


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Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 20, 2014 1:51 PM

This is definitely something that has piqued my interest to read more. about this topic..

Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, July 20, 2014 7:47 PM

a simple but useful infographic!

John Lemos Forman's curator insight, July 20, 2014 10:55 PM

Muita expectativa mas ainda poucos resultados concretos ... De qualquer modo, esta se formando uma percepção de que o modelo educacional vai ser fortemente impactado nos próximos anos

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Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens

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"Critical thought is a cognitive process that proposes the systematic analysis of information, opinion and statements that we accept in our daily life as valid or true. It is a basic skill for a competent, free and responsible citizen."


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, March 18, 2014 8:35 AM

Critical Thinking: Educating Competent Citizens

Susan Walker-Meere's curator insight, November 9, 2014 12:49 PM

I would add: Trans-disciplinary thinking; systems thinking for sustainability. Most people can not see the forest through the trees so miss the larger connections of the impacts that action, goods & services have on both environmental systems and human systems. 

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, November 16, 2014 3:48 PM

La pensée critique, une competence clé du 21ème siècle avec tant d'information qui nous arrive. 

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Minecraft In Education: How Video Games Are Teaching Kids

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MINECON 2012: Some enterprising teachers are using Minecraft to teach subjects like physics, geography, and English language, and with promising results.

There are many positive aspects of games -- such as increased hand-eye coordination and social problem solving.  At Minecon, some attendees have taken the next step by using Minecraft to aid them in teaching children. It's a bold move, and one that's encountered some resistance, but they've seen some very positive results: increased attention levels, better collaboration with other students, and of course, better grades.

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Resources for the Classroom

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A Pinterest board with ideas, tips, news, innovations, professional development courses and other resources for teachers in the classroom.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 4, 2013 6:32 PM

It is good to see that Multiple Intelligences might make a come back

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Oct 8 - Teaching and Learning Weekly is out

Oct 8 - Teaching and Learning Weekly is out | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it

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Sept 17 - Teaching and Learning Weekly

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Sep 10 - Teaching and Learning Weekly

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Sept 3 - Teaching and Learning Weekly is out

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An online newspaper that collects together the week's news relating to teaching and learning - particularly for those interested in finding resources and inspirational stories about education.

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mobiMOOC - course on mobile learning

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MobiMOOC 2012: a free, open, online course on mobile learning - three weeks and 12 topics all related to mLearning.

 

If you visit this wiki, you probably want to register for the free, open and online MobiMOOC course which will run from Saturday 8 September - Sunday 30 September 2012 and will focus on learning/training with mobile devices (mLearning).

 

Dynamics of the course:

a MOOC is all about dialogue, discussions and building upon each others experiences. We all have lived long enough to know more of certain areas than others. In a MOOC we come together to enhance our knowledge on a certain field by entering dialogues, enhancing our networks and ... having fun while doing it. As such each of the resources given by the facilitators or guides-on-the-side are just possible stepping stones, not the universal truth. By gathering together each one of us will grow by communicating with each other. Looking forward to all our discussions and insights!

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Aug 9 - IJEDICT Weekly News is out

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Smartboards and Tablets Help Students with Special Needs in Zambia — IICD

Smartboards and Tablets Help Students with Special Needs in Zambia — IICD | Studying Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
The pupils of a special needs primary school in Kitwe, Zambia will receive tablets and smart boards to help them channel their creativity and stimulate them to work on activities together.
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Commonwealth of Learning - In Focus

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The theme of COL’s new Three-Year Plan remains “Learning for Development”. This plan extends to 2015, the target date set for the achievement of a number of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). COL uses the internationally agreed MDGs, the Education for All (EFA) goals and the Commonwealth priorities of peace, democracy, equality and the rule of law as its framework for action.

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