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Life in an Inquiry Driven, Technology Embedded, Connected Classroom

Life in an Inquiry Driven, Technology Embedded, Connected Classroom | Teaching Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

I teach in an inquiry, project-based, technology embedded classroom. A mouthful, I know. So what does that mean? To begin with, I don’t lecture. My students don’t take notes ...

 

... inquiry and technology are a natural part of our English classes. It’s what my students have come to expect and have started to design themselves. Instead, of saying, “hand in your assignments,” I say, “publish your assignments and send me the link.” They think about connecting and sharing their learning in the larger world.

 

That’s the 21st century difference.

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Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning

Digital Learning should be Personalized Learning | Teaching Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Learning is most effective when it’s personalised. That happens when people feel they are participants in their own learning, shaping what and how they learn, and able to articulate its value to them.
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Kiran Bir Sethi teaches kids to take charge | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Kiran Bir Sethi shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life's most valuable lesson: "I can." Watch her students take local issues into their own hands, lead other young people, even educate their parents.

 

[A student she worked with] went from "teacher told me," to "I am doing it." And that's the "I Can" mindshift. And it is a process that can be energized and nurtured.

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Bad Online Behavior Jeopardizes Students' College Plans

The number of college-admissions officials using social-networking sites to learn more about applicants quadrupled over the past year.
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