The traditional model of teach we’re familiar with is that of the teacher in front of the class, lecturing and assigning homework for students to do once they leave the classroom. The teacher has full control over their learning process.
So you’re attending a conference. Your bags are packed and you’ve got your hotel room booked. You’ve checked out the conference schedule and followed the official Twitter account of the event. What else could you do?
Education is a concern to most people around the globe. Whether you’re pursuing your own education, worrying about the education of your child, or educating others, education really is a pretty universal concern.
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Today, more than 83,000 teachers around the world use Skype in their classrooms in order to collaborate with other classes, invite guest speakers into classrooms and to allow students to take virtual, global field trips.
Why 3D printing? Because it feels like magic. Kids are drawn to it; it quickly captures and inspires the imagination. But it also teaches kids to fail forward. Working with 3D printing illustrates what’s possible, and it makes invention accessible. And the global collaboration we foster between kids in the US and the developing world gives everything a real-life context with real-life urgency.
We’re seeing surprising results in the most unlikely of places. In Pakistan, a country that is seemingly hurtling towards either revolution or another military take-over, we are working with Farah Kamal, who has been working with iEARN Pakistan to change the narrative for students in Pakistan for decades.
There are tons of ways to incorporate Twitter into the classroom, but some ways are harder than others. Lucky for you, the upcoming issue of the Edudemic Magazine has a page devoted to just this problem.