We need empathy more than ever to compete with the machines – but instead we’re becoming cold and robotic, writes Belinda Parmar.
Commentary Technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, and biotech are redefining what it means to be human-and employable. Jobs are disappearing as automation replaces the need for people. New occupations are emerging that demand competencies that can transfer across the multiple assignments workers will experience in their lives.
In many parts of the world, today’s classrooms are almost unrecognisable compared to those of a decade ago. Technology is changing the way students learn and teachers teach. From interactive white boards replacing chalk boards to tablets replacing desktop computers, schools are becoming increasingly digital.
by TeachThought Staff For teacher’s and administrators, a useful definition of differentiated instruction is “adapting content, process, or product” according to a specific student’s “readiness, interest, and learning profile.” It can be first that of as a matter of contrast-“differences.” This student needs something different than that in pursuit of a given learning goal.
While pursuing our teaching degrees we were introduced to various learning theorists and their insights about how people learn best. Some familiar names, included Piaget, Bandura, Vygotsky, and Gardner. Although understanding these theories is still important, we also need to become familiar with theories, models, and approaches, which provide us insight on how technology, social media, and the Internet impact our learning.