The 10 Shifts of Practice That Will Benefit Today’s Learners

The 10 Shifts of Practice That Will Benefit Today’s Learners

Shifts of practice are something vital to innovative modern learning that we’ve talked about in our recent keynotes all over the world. Innovation is a natural response to change, as many educators believe. Our recommendations for the following 10 shifts of practice are new innovations you can bring to your practice using the Solution Fluency Activity Planner .

There’s Nothing Personal About Big Tech and Education

There’s Nothing Personal About Big Tech and Education

“When we talk about change – when we tell stories about technological change – we must consider how technologies, particularly modern technologies like computers, emerged from a certain history, from certain institutions; how technologies are as likely to re-inscribe traditional practices as to alter them.” – Audrey Watters Audrey Watters’ recent talk, “Education Technology as…

Digital Tools Transform K–12 Classrooms and Fuel Collaboration and Culture

Digital Tools Transform K-12 Classrooms and Fuel Collaboration and Culture

Not long ago, educators could view digitally enabled learning as a useful enhancement to traditional teaching techniques. No more. Technology has become such a dominant force in the classroom – and in society – that educators must do more than just try to leverage it for their own purposes.

An Anatomy of Deeper Learning and Implementation for 21st Century Education: The Research Findings

An Anatomy of Deeper Learning and Implementation for 21st Century Education: The Research Findings

21st century education is experiencing significant turbulence as a response to the call for more meaningful and relevant learning experiences that comply with students’ literacy needs and competencies required to succeed in their lives. Towards this end, deeper learning has emerged as a theory which could be the means to transform 21st century education when truly integrated in the classroom.

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume – EdSurge News

Discover morehigher ed stories and resources Visit Us A love for avocado lattes and Snapchat filters are just a few of the stereotypes following Millennials these days. But students are now pushing back on these generational generalizations, noting that assumptions regarding their attitudes, hobbies, and abilities are hurting them academically.

Teachers, Calibrate your Change-o-Meters!

Teachers, Calibrate your Change-o-Meters!

Are you keeping up? Are we keeping up? The dominant narrative about education says no. Teachers perpetually lag behind other more innovative fields, maybe by as much as a 100 or 150 years, depending on who you listen to. But there is no reason to believe such a narrative is true, and every reason to examine how it retains its hegemony.