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Technology vs. learning? They’re not enemies. | MindShift

Technology vs. learning? They’re not enemies.  | MindShift | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it

Yesterday’s New York Times’ article “Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction” by Matt Richtel brings up a long list of important ideas about how technology is changing the way students learn. Richtel touches on everything from how are brains our wired, to our cultural struggle with taming technology, to the balance of power between educator and learner.

 

From the perspective of another journalist covering these very subjects, it’s rich fodder for discussion. Here’s my take on some of these issues.


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The 21st Century Teacher

The 21st Century Teacher | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
A free online community devoted solely to education in the 21st Century. Communicate, Collaborate, Network, Share and Learn. We have so much to talk about.

 

An excerpt from Sir Ken Robinson's talk, "Changing Education Paradigms."

 

"...The problem is they are trying to meet the future by doing what they did in the past. And on the way they are alienating millions of kids who don't see any purpose in going to school. When we went to school we were kept there with the story, which is if you worked hard and did well and got a college degree you'd have a job.

 

Our kids don't believe that and they are right not to..."


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Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach With Classrooms

Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach With Classrooms | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
At least 36 schools nationwide are combining teacher-led lessons with computer-based lectures and exercises using a software program based on Salman Khan’s popular YouTube lessons.

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Curation as a 21st Century Skill | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning

Curation as a 21st Century Skill | Barbara Bray - Rethinking Learning | 21st Century Teaching & Learning | Scoop.it
Curation skills are the new 21s century skill. Barbara Bray lists the skills needed for curating and asks questions on how this can work with kids.

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