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The Student-Centered Classroom: Communicating What Matters

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Students' ownership of the classroom and learning begins when you communicate that you're listening, that you respect them, and that they can trust you.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, August 27, 2015 6:00 PM

Pernille Ripp shares how she builds community from the beginning of the year in her 7th grade classes. Some of her strategies include letting her learners chose where they want to sit, having them create the rules and listening to each other. Trust and communication are the hallmarks of a learner-centered environment.

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, August 28, 2015 2:58 PM

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Education 3.0: Altering Round Peg in Round Hole Education

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Jackie Gerstein shares her Ignite talk for ISTE 2013 that was recently rejected by the selection committee. Discover Education 3.0!


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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, June 10, 2013 12:16 PM

After reading this blog, Jackie has articulated a new vision for education where she sees that the "best interests of the learner" needs to come first. I could not agree more. She describes Education 3.0 in this way: "Learners as connectors, creators, constructivists."

 

"Education 3.0 is a constructivist, heutagogical approach to teaching and learning.  The teachers, learners, networks, connections, media, resources, tools create a a unique entity that has the potential to meet individual learners’, educators’, and even societal needs.  Education 3.0 recognizes that each educator’s and student’s journey is unique, personalized, and self-determined.

 

The bottom line, though, is not is what is in the best interests of the teacher, the administration, the politicians.  It is what is in the best interests of the learner.  The student should be central to education – not the content, not the tests, not the standards, not what we think students should know and do.  Teachers did not become teachers to teach to the test, to develop practice tests or worksheets, to work with pre-scripted curriculum to meet standards.  Teachers became teachers to teach students, first and foremost.  The learner needs to be central to all teaching endeavors."

 

Thank you Jackie for sharing this perspective with educators, everywhere!

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 8, 2013 3:01 PM

Esta relacionado con el trabajo que realizan mis estudiantes en el aula.

Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, July 8, 2013 9:00 PM

Esta nueva corriente de la educación se supone va a estar más centrada de manera especial sobre la conexión que se establezca entre la producción de los docentes con los alumnos, con un seguimiento más puntual sobre el uso de las herramientas digitales web 2.0, pero me imagino con un expertise cada vez más especializado en cuanto al dominio de las competencias (digitales) de los agentes educativos.

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Today's Education Should Be About Giving Learners Voice and Choice

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Some of the recurring themes of my conference presentations and blog posts include: Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning Education 3.0 We...

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Kent Wallén's curator insight, August 11, 2015 5:07 AM

Jackie Gerstein shares her insight on how to give learner voice and choice in their learning. She believes that "All instructional practices in this era of learning should revolve around learner choice and voice."

 

What are your thoughts on learner voice and choice?

Nancy White's curator insight, August 11, 2015 11:41 AM

This is a great entry-point to begin making learning personal for each learner!

Debra Walker's curator insight, August 11, 2015 12:06 PM

learners of all ages can benefit with this model.