Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice
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An exploration of the connections between research, learning theory, practice and the various constructs of literacy.
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Teaching 21st Century Skills For 21st Century Success Requires An Ecosystem Approach | #eSkills #ICT

Teaching 21st Century Skills For 21st Century Success Requires An Ecosystem Approach | #eSkills #ICT | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
It is almost universally acknowledged that in order to succeed in the 21st century, students must learn much more than the “three Rs” and basic computer competency.

 

The term “21st century skills” is used often in educational circles to refer to a range of abilities and competencies that go beyond what has traditionally been taught in the classroom, including problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation. Others define the term as “information literacy, media literacy, and information, communication and technology literacy.”

 

More importantly, students need these skills because employers across a huge variety of industries increasingly demand them. A recent McKinsey report indicated that close to 40 percent of employers could not find people with the right skills while 60 percent “complain[ed] of a lack of preparation.” Even jobs that were once considered vocational, such as welding, petroleum production, and even factory work, are now high tech, and require specialized knowledge that includes not only a robust science background and familiarity with the computerized machinery that keeps heavy industry humming, but also critical thinking and collaboration skills. In other words, 21st century job growth is outpacing our ability to develop a prepared workforce, making it more critical than ever to teach these skills.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/10/29/if-i-would-own-a-company-what-skills-would-i-expect-from-my-workers-in-21st-century/

 


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tina miller's curator insight, July 20, 7:32 AM
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Teaching 21st Century Skills For 21st Century Success Requires An Ecosystem Approach
Chris Carter's curator insight, July 25, 7:05 PM
I am convinced now that we cannot "put new wine into old wineskins." We need to fundamentally rethink how we conceptualize "school." Bolting on new parts to the old system runs into the problem of the inertia of the old. There is so much to say here. We came into the 21st Century with a model of education that is, practically speaking, a "production" model where teachers stay in front of students and their productivity is measures by hours in front of students multiplied by number of students. The more hours and the more students, the more productive. My school is willing to explore a new paradigm, one in which teaching is modeling how to learn and guiding students toward a lifetime and lifestyle of learning . Such a mindset naturally leads to relational approaches. It is no so much about the numbers, but about learners seeing teachers as learners and learning "guild" leaders, too.
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Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn

Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Teaching students good learning strategies would ensure that they know how to acquire new knowledge, which leads to improved learning outcomes, writes lead author Helen Askell-Williams of Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. And studies bear this out. Askell-Williams cites as one example a recent finding by PISA, the Programme for International Student Assessment, which administers academic proficiency tests to students around the globe, and place American students in the mediocre middle. “Students who use appropriate strategies to understand and remember what they read, such as underlining important parts of the texts or discussing what they read with other people, perform at least 73 points higher in the PISA assessment—that is, one full proficiency level or nearly two full school years—than students who use these strategies the least,” the PISA report reads.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 


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Victor Ventura's curator insight, January 4, 11:28 AM
The focus is on student self-assessment as it should be. All should be aware of not just what they know, but how they learned best.
Koen Mattheeuws's curator insight, January 5, 9:01 AM
Leren over leren. Het loont. 
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Make Writing a Daily Ritual in Every Subject by Mary Tedrow

Make Writing a Daily Ritual in Every Subject by Mary Tedrow | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Students should write every day in every class, says project director Mary Tedrow, who shares some of the techniques she uses to refine a daily writing habit.

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Preparing Students for the Computational Future | #ComputationalTHINKing #ICT

Preparing Students for the Computational Future | #ComputationalTHINKing #ICT | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
One might think that computational thinking is somehow only relevant to STEM education. But it’s not true. Computational thinking is relevant across the whole curriculum. To social studies. To language arts. To music. To art. Even to sports. In every one of these areas there are very powerful—and often very clarifying—things that can be done with computation and computational thinking.

For instance, you can talk about a Shakespeare play and try to get a general sense of the flow in it. Well, with computational thinking you can imagine creating a social network for the play (for instance, who “knows” who through being in the same scene). And pretty soon you have a nice summary, that’s a place to launch from in talking about the nuances of the play and its themes.

Imagine you’re talking about different language families. Well, you can just take some words and use WordTranslation to translate them into hundreds of languages. Then you could make a dendrogram to show how the forms of those words cluster in different languages—and you can discover the Indo-European language family.

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, September 15, 2016 6:32 PM
One might think that computational thinking is somehow only relevant to STEM education. But it’s not true. Computational thinking is relevant across the whole curriculum. To social studies. To language arts. To music. To art. Even to sports. In every one of these areas there are very powerful—and often very clarifying—things that can be done with computation and computational thinking.

For instance, you can talk about a Shakespeare play and try to get a general sense of the flow in it. Well, with computational thinking you can imagine creating a social network for the play (for instance, who “knows” who through being in the same scene). And pretty soon you have a nice summary, that’s a place to launch from in talking about the nuances of the play and its themes.

Imagine you’re talking about different language families. Well, you can just take some words and use WordTranslation to translate them into hundreds of languages. Then you could make a dendrogram to show how the forms of those words cluster in different languages—and you can discover the Indo-European language family.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Computational+Thinking

 

 

Manuela Mejia's curator insight, September 21, 2016 11:10 PM
I totally agree with the author’s perspective, computational thinking is relevant across the whole curriculum. For instance, you can talk about almost every topic but you need to create and adapt the social networks, platforms, blogs and websites with the learning material. In other words, computational thinking is about formulating ideas in a structured way. Nevertheless, as the author said, because it is so new, some people are using computational thinking. 

As learner and as teacher in development, I want to contribute in this process. The first step is to stop thinking that technology is just about online courses, for instance we need to learn how we can include the technological component in our lessons. We need to be conscious that we are in the 21th century in which technology surrounds us all day and all the time. If we first understand that computational thinking is about thinking, then we are able to teach students how to think through computational thinking. This means that we need to learn how to connect our questions with the outside world.
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3 Ways to Become a More Effective Learner | #EffectiveLEARNing #LEARNing2LEARN #ModernEDU

3 Ways to Become a More Effective Learner | #EffectiveLEARNing #LEARNing2LEARN #ModernEDU | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

We may graduate from school, but we never stop learning. New jobs, new roles, new relationships: all require the acquisition of new knowledge. To stop learning is to stop improving.


Despite its importance, so many of us develop bad habits and faulty techniques that undermine our ability learn effectively, says Nate Kornell, an associate professor of cognitive psychology at Williams College who studies learning strategies.

Below, Kornell outlines three fundamental principles to learn by. 

 

1. Embrace discomfort

2. Stop cramming

3. Make connections

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Effective+Learning

 


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PREVOST's curator insight, August 23, 2016 10:50 AM
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We may graduate from school, but we never stop learning. New jobs, new roles, new relationships: all require the acquisition of new knowledge. To stop learning is to stop improving.


Despite its importance, so many of us develop bad habits and faulty techniques that undermine our ability learn effectively, says Nate Kornell, an associate professor of cognitive psychology at Williams College who studies learning strategies.

Below, Kornell outlines three fundamental principles to learn by. 

 

1. Embrace discomfort

2. Stop cramming

3. Make connections

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Effective+Learning

 

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Remarkable...!!
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To Find Success, Psychologists Recommend More Listening & Connecting | #EmotionalIntelligence #EQ 

To Find Success, Psychologists Recommend More  Listening  & Connecting | #EmotionalIntelligence #EQ  | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Emotional intelligence is a people skill that is not only necessary but powerful when it comes to connecting and engaging with others.

 

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 20, 2016 6:04 PM
Emotional intelligence is a skill set. It can be developed through attention and practice. In doing so, you set yourself and others up for greater success in your joint endeavours, be they work projects, family life or as a teacher the learning of the students you work with each day.
Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, June 21, 2016 9:08 PM

This work also supports the Conversational Intelligence work of Judith Glaser, known as C-IQ, or #CIQ.  A reference on Judith's work is here:  

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Creativity now is as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status."

Creativity now is as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status." | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

"Creativity now is as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status." - Sir Ken Robinson


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delta14's curator insight, February 3, 2016 10:48 AM

La creatividad es un componente esencial en el proceso de aprendizaje y logro de las competencias exigidas en el siglo XXI. La infografía de Gust MEES presenta 12 beneficios de la creatividad.

Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, March 2, 2016 7:26 PM

Creativity now is as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status." - Sir Ken Robinson


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Creativity now is as important in education as literacy and we should treat it with the same status." - Sir Ken Robinson


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7 Great Places to Find Free Literary Works (Thanks @medkh9 for great resources )

7 Great Places to Find Free Literary Works (Thanks @medkh9 for great resources ) | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

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It’s time to demystify computational thinking

It’s time to demystify computational thinking | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
In the universe of computer science, the definition and application of computational thinking is widely acknowledged as a pathway to problem solving, easily transferable to other academic subjects and even everyday life.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 30, 2015 8:00 AM

In the universe of computer science, the definition and application of computational thinking is widely acknowledged as a pathway to problem solving, easily transferable to other academic subjects and even everyday life.


delta14's curator insight, September 4, 2015 9:24 AM

Computational thinking (CT) es un proceso orientado a la solución de problemas, particularmente  los relativos a aplicaciones computacionales, pero que no deja de ser útil en otras disciplinas. Google ofrece una serie de recursos para experimentar, ganar destreza y conocimientos en CT, lo cual es vital para la programación de computadoras.

Chris Carter's curator insight, September 24, 2015 8:26 PM

Brilliant! I ran a seminar on CT and discovered that it is largely misunderstood. These resources are top-notch. Thanks Gust!

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EUN Academy | Developing Digital Skills in your Classroom

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EUN Academy


Join us on this exciting course covering the hugely important topic of developing digital skills in our classrooms. Digital skills are already an essential requirement for young people to succeed in an increasingly digitized society. Not only are these skills demanded for an increasing number of jobs, they also are a requirement and a right of citizens, if they are to be functional in today’s society. 


Schools and teachers therefore need support to work with their students to develop a wide range of digital skills that ensure young people leaving school have the skills required by the labour market and by an increasingly digitized society. 


The course therefore aims to guide teachers in how to develop a range of digital skills and to introduce them to the tools and resources that are available to them. At the end of the course, teachers should be able to design lessons that focus on a range of digital skills, make use of innovative tools to assist their own and the students’ work in this area. 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 28, 2015 8:32 AM

EUN Academy


Join us on this exciting course covering the hugely important topic of developing digital skills in our classrooms. Digital skills are already an essential requirement for young people to succeed in an increasingly digitized society. Not only are these skills demanded for an increasing number of jobs, they also are a requirement and a right of citizens, if they are to be functional in today’s society. 


Schools and teachers therefore need support to work with their students to develop a wide range of digital skills that ensure young people leaving school have the skills required by the labour market and by an increasingly digitized society. 


The course therefore aims to guide teachers in how to develop a range of digital skills and to introduce them to the tools and resources that are available to them. At the end of the course, teachers should be able to design lessons that focus on a range of digital skills, make use of innovative tools to assist their own and the students’ work in this area. 


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Why (And How) Teachers and Education Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security

Why (And How) Teachers and Education Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

Why (And How) Teachers Should Start Learning and Teaching Cyber-Security . What should get be taught and learned more in the 21st Century while using ICT?

 

In the 21st Century, Education has a BIG responsibility to adapt to the very quick change in the world and to teach the students the knowledge they need and which are required to fulfill the market’s needs!

 

The market’s needs are ALSO to employ people with the basics of Cyber-Security knowledge as a modern company needs to protect its online reputation and a data loss could be lethal to them, their ruin eventually! SO, the new employees is the students coming out of school, College, High school, Universities; ALL of them need to have the basic knowledge of  Cyber-Security to be competitive in a working market where there is more and more unemployment worldwide…

 

===> A company would take advantage of a new employee who as already the necessary knowledge of Cyber-Security as the company doesn’t need to train him, which saves it a lot of money! <===

  


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In the 21st Century, Education has a BIG responsibility to adapt to the very quick change in the world and to teach the students the knowledge they need and which are required to fulfill the market’s needs!

 

The market’s needs are ALSO to employ people with the basics of Cyber-Security knowledge as a modern company needs to protect its online reputation and a data loss could be lethal to them, their ruin eventually! SO, the new employees is the students coming out of school, College, High school, Universities; ALL of them need to have the basic knowledge of  Cyber-Security to be competitive in a working market where there is more and more unemployment worldwide…

 

===> A company would take advantage of a new employee who as already the necessary knowledge of Cyber-Security as the company doesn’t need to train him, which saves it a lot of money! <===

 

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There has been a lot of talk both in the U.S. and internationally about a shortage in skilled IT professionals - with a predicted 864,000 IT vacancies in Europe alone by 2015.

 

What are these skills that organizations are looking for? This infographic by via resource highlights the top skills that make a successful information security professional and skills the future workforce will need to tackle emerging threats.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Infographi

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools

 

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesfr.wordpress.com/

 

  

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Jean-Pierre Blanger's curator insight, August 1, 2015 4:19 PM

 

In the 21st Century, Education has a BIG responsibility to adapt to the very quick change in the world and to teach the students the knowledge they need and which are required to fulfill the market’s needs!

 

The market’s needs are ALSO to employ people with the basics of Cyber-Security knowledge as a modern company needs to protect its online reputation and a data loss could be lethal to them, their ruin eventually! SO, the new employees is the students coming out of school, College, High school, Universities; ALL of them need to have the basic knowledge of  Cyber-Security to be competitive in a working market where there is more and more unemployment worldwide…

 

===> A company would take advantage of a new employee who as already the necessary knowledge of Cyber-Security as the company doesn’t need to train him, which saves it a lot of money! <===

 

===============================================

 

There has been a lot of talk both in the U.S. and internationally about a shortage in skilled IT professionals - with a predicted 864,000 IT vacancies in Europe alone by 2015.

 

What are these skills that organizations are looking for? This infographic by via resource highlights the top skills that make a successful information security professional and skills the future workforce will need to tackle emerging threats.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Infographic

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?tag=Infographi

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools

 

 

Check also:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesfr.wordpress.com/

 

  

Bonnie Bracey Sutton's curator insight, September 9, 2016 10:39 AM
Just a reminder...
Chris Carter's curator insight, September 10, 2016 6:32 AM
Oh, yes indeed. And there is no better way I've found than to combine classroom cypher lessons with PBS's Nova Labs Cybersecurity Lab simulation (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/labs/lab/cyber/). It is an engrossing game that teaches both the how and, critically, the why of cybersecurity. Kids will learn to make robust passwords while they also learn to spot phising attacks, DDoS attacks, and many other cyber risks.
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Growth Mindset | LEARNing To LEARN | ICT | eSkills

Growth Mindset | LEARNing To LEARN | ICT | eSkills | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Growth+Mindset

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Tom Whitford's curator insight, August 9, 2015 8:28 PM

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Sylvianne Parent's curator insight, September 6, 2015 1:09 PM

Lorsque les élèves éprouvent de grandes difficultés à l'école, il est primordial de leur enseigner à développer un esprit de croissance personnelle axé sur les efforts et les défis personnels. Le concept de growth mindset est vraiment intéressant pour illustrer aux enfants que l'intelligence et le succès n'est pas fixe mais relié aux efforts aux tentatives et aux réajustements. Voir Carole DWECK l'auteure de ce concept.

Cecilia Di Felice's curator insight, September 7, 2015 10:05 AM

We are implementing this in our school....finally.

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Powerful Partnerships to Boost Personalized Learning Infographic | Infographics

Powerful Partnerships to Boost Personalized Learning Infographic | Infographics | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
This Powerful Partnerships to Boost Personalized Learning outlines the key lessons from programs which have successfully scaled their online and blended learning opportunities.

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Nicole Reid's curator insight, July 17, 2015 1:43 PM

This is something I feel to be important for any business. Currently at my job position was tasked with creating an infographic and got completely lost. I think making sure your information is visually pleasing is extremely important for getting your point across.

 

Jason Smith's curator insight, July 18, 2015 12:51 PM

More info in regards to Blended Learning

Carol Ann Frey Reinagel's curator insight, July 21, 2015 2:05 PM

Love this! Individualized learning = self-paced learning for mastery. #VBBT2015

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What Would Happen If Learning in School Became More Like Working at a Startup? | #LEARNing2LEARN 

What Would Happen If Learning in School Became More Like Working at a Startup? | #LEARNing2LEARN  | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
At its most basic level, a startup is a learning machine—one that helps its founders understand and serve the real world in a manner that enables itself to continuously gather information and grow. If it doesn’t learn and adjust, a startup ends.

Successful students, like startups, are those who are resilient, constantly absorbing new information and challenging their assumptions.

 

We’re not surprised, then, to see a proliferation of startup and entrepreneurial programs springing up in and around K-12 schools. What’s more, an entrepreneurial culture, carefully scaffolded, can help schools transform and unlock learning in ways that more traditional coursework can not.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Startups

 

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 13, 7:15 PM
At its most basic level, a startup is a learning machine—one that helps its founders understand and serve the real world in a manner that enables itself to continuously gather information and grow. If it doesn’t learn and adjust, a startup ends.

Successful students, like startups, are those who are resilient, constantly absorbing new information and challenging their assumptions.

 

We’re not surprised, then, to see a proliferation of startup and entrepreneurial programs springing up in and around K-12 schools. What’s more, an entrepreneurial culture, carefully scaffolded, can help schools transform and unlock learning in ways that more traditional coursework can not.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Startups

 

Ralph Herrera's curator insight, April 14, 9:06 AM
At its most basic level, a startup is a learning machine—one that helps its founders understand and serve the real world in a manner that enables itself to continuously gather information and grow. If it doesn’t learn and adjust, a startup ends.

Successful students, like startups, are those who are resilient, constantly absorbing new information and challenging their assumptions.

 

We’re not surprised, then, to see a proliferation of startup and entrepreneurial programs springing up in and around K-12 schools. What’s more, an entrepreneurial culture, carefully scaffolded, can help schools transform and unlock learning in ways that more traditional coursework can not.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Startups

 

Jennifer Smith's curator insight, April 18, 3:15 AM
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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future | #SocialMedia #LEARNing2LEARN #ModernEDU

Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future | #SocialMedia #LEARNing2LEARN #ModernEDU | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

Students Need Professional Learning Networks, Too

Learning to create, manage and promote a professional learning network (PLN) will soon become, if it’s not already, one of the most necessary and sought after skills for a global citizen, and as such, must become a prominent feature of any school curriculum.

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 31, 2016 7:31 AM

Students Need Professional Learning Networks, Too

Learning to create, manage and promote a professional learning network (PLN) will soon become, if it’s not already, one of the most necessary and sought after skills for a global citizen, and as such, must become a prominent feature of any school curriculum.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=modern-education

 

Helen Anderson's curator insight, May 5, 10:54 PM

Why student need social learning networks.

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Our research shows that when students work on projects, they learn more | #PBL #Collaboration

Our research shows that when students work on projects, they learn more | #PBL #Collaboration | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
Educators often talk about 21st-century skills and the benefits of incorporating communication, creativity, collaboration, problem-solving, and critical thinking into lessons. These are skills students rarely learn straight out of a textbook. The best way to teach them, we’ve found, is by making these skills a relevant part of their active lives.

If that sounds daunting, rest assured, it doesn’t always have to be. One way we have taught these skills is through project-based learning (PBL), where students apply what they’ve learned during a hands-on project that is relevant to the real world — and their lives.

To that end, a new report developed by MIDA Learning Technologies, which we researchers worked on, shows that students engaged in PBL understand concepts more deeply than those receiving traditional instruction, resulting in improved problem solving skills. Past research reviewed in the report also suggests that PBL students perform better on a wide range of assessments including standardized testing. The full report includes quantitative and qualitative evaluations of students’ problem-solving abilities after implementation of a pre-built, project-based STEM curriculum in science class.

 

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Jeff Jennings's curator insight, November 3, 2016 10:13 AM
This article discuss the results based on K-12, but the concepts can also be implemented in the Higher Education classroom. There is a push for more active learning in higher ed and this is a great way to get started.
Chris Carter's curator insight, November 3, 2016 8:41 PM
My AP Computer Science Principles class is project-driven, and the kids are learning at hyper-speed. Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me I understand.
PIRatE Lab's curator insight, November 7, 2016 12:45 PM
Project-based learning (PBL) is essential to developing necessary skills in student's education. I can remember multiple instances throughout my time in school where I've understood the concept better simply because I was applying the ideas.  
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Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Create a Culture For Valuable Learning | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
that it’s important for young people to become economically independent and self-sufficient. But to do that, he argues, they shouldn’t all learn the same thing. Instead, they should be learning to be adaptable, to be innovative, to flow with change, to collaborate and other globalized skills that will apply to whatever area of work they are passionate about pursuing. An education can help expose students to different life paths and support them in finding their passions, while giving them the transferable skills to attack any problem.

 

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, August 20, 2016 6:49 PM

Good stuff! Thanks to Jim Lerman.

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#Research Shows Students Learn Better When They Figure Things Out On Their Own | #Coaching #LEARNing2LEARN 

#Research Shows Students Learn Better When They Figure Things Out On Their Own | #Coaching #LEARNing2LEARN  | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
In some instances, research illuminates a topic and changes our existing beliefs. For example, here’s a post that challenges the myth of preferred learning styles. Other times, you might hear about a study and say, “Well, of course that’s true!” This might be one of those moments.
Last year, Dr. Karlsson Wirebring and fellow researchers published a study that supports what many educators and parents have already suspected: students learn better when they figure things out on their own, as compared to being told what to do.  

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/practice-put-students-in-the-drivers-seat-how-to/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/10/03/design-the-learning-of-your-learners-students-ideas/

 


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Jerry Busone's curator insight, July 22, 2016 10:46 AM

Could not agree more and approach my trainings that way...

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20 Ideas for Professional Development in the Digital Age

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What is professional development?  It is pretty much anything that helps one develop professionally. At the heart, professional development is about growth and learning.  In the field of education, it seems like many quickly think of educational opportunities that mimic what they see in their schools. As a result, they turn professional learning and education into schooling.  The problem with that is that schooling is too limiting.  In this age, there are many other exciting and high-impact learning opportunities for teachers that extend beyond traditional notions of schooling.  When we hear the phrase “professional development,” certain practices likely come to mind, things like in-services and conferences. In the digital age, there are countless other opportunities for professional development and restricting one’s thoughts to just a few options limits our insight into what is possible for our students.  With that in mind, here is a brainstorm of 20 options available to educators today. This is far from an exhaustive list, but it is enough to start exploring the possibilities.  Feel free to suggest others in a comment to this post.

 

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Professional Development: WHY EDUcators And TEACHers Can’t Catch UP THAT Quickly AND How-To Change It

 

LEARNing To LEARN For MY Professional Development | I Did It MY Way

 

 

 


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Growth and learning beyond schooling - think outside in-service and conferences/professional workshops.
Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, April 25, 3:17 PM
What teachers likely need more than ever is to choose their professional learning. I use words like andragogy, forming, and learning, rather than development.
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How Relearning Old Concepts Alongside New Ones Makes It All Stick | LEARNing To LEARN

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Schmidt explains that repetitive drilling on the same task is called “block practice.” You do the same thing, over and over, in one block of activity. He argues that a better way to learn is to practice several new things in succession, a technique called “variable practice” or “interleaving.”

 

There’s a broad feeling that we could learn better, our kids could learn better, that it’s important,” Bjork said. “And everything we’re seeing here suggests that schools could be more effective. People could learn much more effectively than they’re learning.”

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/

 

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Schmidt explains that repetitive drilling on the same task is called “block practice.” You do the same thing, over and over, in one block of activity. He argues that a better way to learn is to practice several new things in succession, a technique called “variable practice” or “interleaving.”


There’s a broad feeling that we could learn better, our kids could learn better, that it’s important,” Bjork said. “And everything we’re seeing here suggests that schools could be more effective. People could learn much more effectively than they’re learning.”


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2015/07/19/learning-path-for-professional-21st-century-learning-by-ict-practice/


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DeTrice Rodgers's curator insight, November 30, 2015 1:59 AM

#nuued  www.nuued.com Sign up for the Free App

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For 1st time, MIT's free online classes can lead to degree

For 1st time, MIT's free online classes can lead to degree | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has offered free online courses for the last four years with one major downside: They didn't count toward a degree. That's about to change.
In a pilot project announced Wednesday, students will be able to take a semester of free online courses in one of MIT's graduate programs and then, if they pay a "modest fee" of about $1,500 and pass an exam, they will earn a MicroMaster's credential, the school said.
The new credential represents half of the university's one-year master's degree program in supply chain management. As part of the pilot project, students who perform well in the online half can take an exam to apply for the second semester on campus. Those who get in would pay $33,000, about half the cost of the yearlong program.
"Anyone who wants to be here now has a shot to be here," MIT President L. Rafael Reif said. "They have a chance to prove in advance that they can do the work."

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has offered free online courses for the last four years with one major downside: They didn't count toward a degree. That's about to change.

In a pilot project announced Wednesday, students will be able to take a semester of free online courses in one of MIT's graduate programs and then, if they pay a "modest fee" of about $1,500 and pass an exam, they will earn a MicroMaster's credential, the school said.

The new credential represents half of the university's one-year master's degree program in supply chain management. As part of the pilot project, students who perform well in the online half can take an exam to apply for the second semester on campus. Those who get in would pay $33,000, about half the cost of the yearlong program.

"Anyone who wants to be here now has a shot to be here," MIT President L. Rafael Reif said. "They have a chance to prove in advance that they can do the work."

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National Institute for Student-Centered Education

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ABOUT NISCE

The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) aims to catalyze support for a vision of education where students—not politics, not tests, not expediency—are at the center of learning, and where all students have the opportunities and resources they need to succeed.

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ABOUT NISCE
The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) aims to catalyze support for a vision of education where students—not politics, not tests, not expediency—are at the center of learning, and where all students have the opportunities and resources they need to succeed.
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How social networks make us smarter | Alex 'Sandy' Pentland | TEDxBeaconStreet | Big Data

Big Data and Social Physics Understanding big data, how to use it to improve companies, cities, and government, and best-practice for privacy.

 

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Big Data and Social Physics Understanding big data, how to use it to improve companies, cities, and government, and best-practice for privacy.


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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, August 20, 2015 1:12 PM

How do we get people connecting with each other?

Thorsten Strauss's curator insight, September 23, 2015 4:46 PM

insight: Sandy (Alex) Pentland is one of my favorite professors. His work on non verbal communication is very interesting. His articles and videos are listed here on his website: http://web.media.mit.edu/~sandy/

 

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Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance — Harvard Business School

Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance — Harvard Business School | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

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Learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection-that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught by experience.


Reflecting on what has been learned makes experience more productive.


Reflection builds one's confidence in the ability to achieve a goal (i.e., self-efficacy), which in turn translates into higher rates of learning.


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Наталия Вяткина's curator insight, August 6, 2015 11:04 AM

Learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection-that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught by experience.


Reflecting on what has been learned makes experience more productive.


Reflection builds one's confidence in the ability to achieve a goal (i.e., self-efficacy), which in turn translates into higher rates of learning.


Justine Calpito's curator insight, August 7, 2015 7:57 PM

Learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection-that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught by experience.


Reflecting on what has been learned makes experience more productive.


Reflection builds one's confidence in the ability to achieve a goal (i.e., self-efficacy), which in turn translates into higher rates of learning.


Dennis Swender's curator insight, August 10, 2015 11:58 AM

Learning from direct experience can be more effective if coupled with reflection-that is, the intentional attempt to synthesize, abstract, and articulate the key lessons taught by experience.

 

Reflecting on what has been learned makes experience more productive.

 

Reflection builds one's confidence in the ability to achieve a goal (i.e., self-efficacy), which in turn translates into higher rates of learning.

 

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7 Habits Of Innovative Thinkers

7 Habits Of Innovative Thinkers | Linking Literacy & Learning: Research, Reflection, and Practice | Scoop.it

Emotional Intelligence plays a big role in innovative thinking. Here are traits that these people have in common.


1. INNOVATORS HAVE THEIR EGO IN CHECK

2. EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT PEOPLE ARE CONFIDENT, NOT ARROGANT

3. THEY ARE CONTINUALLY CURIOUS

4. THEY ARE GOOD LISTENERS

5. THEY DON'T LET THEIR EMOTIONS AFFECT THEIR INNOVATION EFFORTS

6. THEY CAN TAKE DIRECTION

7. THEY EMPATHIZE WITH CO-WORKERS AND CUSTOMERS


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judyhouse's curator insight, August 3, 2015 9:43 AM

Commonality is important, but drive and desire matter.

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Emotional Intelligence plays a big role in innovative thinking. Here are traits that these people have in common.

 

1. INNOVATORS HAVE THEIR EGO IN CHECK

2. EMOTIONALLY INTELLIGENT PEOPLE ARE CONFIDENT, NOT ARROGANT

3. THEY ARE CONTINUALLY CURIOUS

4. THEY ARE GOOD LISTENERS

5. THEY DON'T LET THEIR EMOTIONS AFFECT THEIR INNOVATION EFFORTS

6. THEY CAN TAKE DIRECTION

7. THEY EMPATHIZE WITH CO-WORKERS AND CUSTOMERS

 

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Sue Alexander's curator insight, August 10, 2015 8:12 PM

Very good advice for innovators and HUMANS