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Generation Z Defined: Global, Visual, Digital

Generation Z Defined: Global, Visual, Digital | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
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The trends that define Generation Z - the students of today, economic contributors of tomorrow. This social analysis by McCrindle Research helps shed better understanding of their attitudes and motivations, in order to uncover uncover their desires and instill passion for education.

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Catch a Glimpse into the Future of Learning | World of Learning

Catch a Glimpse into the Future of Learning | World of Learning | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
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What will learning look like in 2025? This infographic released by KnowledgeWorks provides a forecast into the future of learning based on the insights delivered through Recombinant Education: Regenerating the Learning Ecosystem.

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Why Education should be more like Survival School | Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education

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Our vision is to prepare students to be work ready, life ready and world ready, but how do we motivate students to learn the skills necessary for that? Perhaps through changing the way content is delivered, granting students with control of their own learning and helping them realize their full potential.

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Jimmy Wales: 'Dull lectures doomed'

Jimmy Wales: 'Dull lectures doomed' | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
The boring university lecture is going to be the first major casualty of the rise in online learning in higher education, says Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
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How will massive open online courses (MOOCs) change the way traditional education institutions operate? In this article, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales cited a few key points for today's educators to ponder over in order to  maintain relevance in the changing landscape of higher education.

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Innovation Excellence | 10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe

Innovation Excellence | 10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the Globe | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
For over a decade, the New Media Consortium (NMC) has been charting the landscape of emerging technologies in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry on a global scale.
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In this Horizon Report: 2013 Higher Education Edition released by the New Media Consortium (NMC), educators can understand educational technology trends and apply them in teaching in order to connect with today's digital natives.

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Alive in the Swamp: assessing digital innovations in education - Nesta

Alive in the Swamp: assessing digital innovations in education - Nesta | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
Nesta promotes innovation in the UK. We help people and organisations bring great ideas to life by providing investments and grants and mobilising research, networks and skills.
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While technology in teaching and learning is useful, how do we assess which digital innovations are effective in education? This report from Michael Fullan and Katelyn Donnelly provides an actionable guide for educators and funders and argue that what educators should really be looking out for is digital innovations that produce at least twice the learning outcome for half the cost of our current tools.

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Educating the Next Steve Jobs

Educating the Next Steve Jobs | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
How can schools teach students to be more innovative? Offer hands-on classes and don't penalize failure. Tony Wagner on preparing students for the 21st-century economy.
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Tong Wagner, Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, shares that at the most innovative schools, students are creators where they acquire skills and knowledge while solving a problem. How do we develop today's students to become innovators who will change the world?

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Design Thinking for Social Innovation (SSIR)

Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world.
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Authors Tim Brown and Jocelyn Wyatt share in this article how design thinking can help drive social innovation in order to solve complex societal problems and allow for better future change.

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John Seely Brown on Motivating Learners (Big Thinkers Series)

John Seely Brown on Motivating Learners (Big Thinkers Series) | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
Innovative thinker John Seely Brown, known for his ideas for merging digital culture and education, shares lessons educators can learn from surfers, gamers, and artists on how passion and competitive hunger can drive intrinsic motivation.
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John Seely Brown thinks that the catch for preparing students for the 21st century workforce is "How do you get kids that have curiosity and a questing disposition?" He shares in this videos how educators can uncover the passion for learning in today's students.

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Innovation for education: what will next-gen learning look like? - Science Omega

Innovation for education: what will next-gen learning look like? - Science Omega | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
Experts gather to discuss how technology is changing the face of education at Innovative Learning 2013...
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What will next-gen education look like? Academic Dr Peter Chatterton shared at Innovative Learning 2013 that perhaps schools should focus on the impartment of 'capabilities' such as enquiry, critical thinking and knowledge building rather than 'skills'.

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Envisioning the Future of Education Technology

Envisioning the Future of Education Technology | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
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The visualization puts into context the envisioning of the future of education technology where learning transcends beyond the physical classroom, geographic boundaries and student-teacher interaction.

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Eight Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Eight Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.

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Dr Robert Muller - Tutoring to Excellence in Education: What Does Blended Learning Mean for the Teaching Profession?

Dr Robert Muller - Tutoring to Excellence in Education: What Does Blended Learning Mean for the Teaching Profession? | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it

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Innovation: Five Keys to Educating the Next Generation of Leaders

Innovation: Five Keys to Educating the Next Generation of Leaders | EETC 2013 | Scoop.it
Teaching leadership and innovation is critical to our society's future. We could do better.
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Henry Doss, a venture capitalist shares in this article that 'educating students to become innovative leaders is not yet a science, and is inherently a messy enterprise' but there are five critical elements that educators should be looking to deliver in order to develop innovators for the future.

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The Intersection Event Is Where Innovation And Social Change Meet

The Intersection Event founder Randy Haykin tells Fast Company how innovation is fueling social change--and how he's working to accelerate that...
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As a professor at UC Berkeley and University of Cambridge, Randy Haykin has observed a change in the attitudes of students, where they have moved their focus from making money to making the greatest impact on society. While innovation is key, perhaps the form of innovation which will resonate most with this group of students is social innovation.

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