There are countless ways for an instructor to facilitate learning among their students, even in a virtual classroom environment. But the term “facilitated learning” has taken on a philosophy all its own. Facilitated student learning is not only a set of tools and strategies.
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked. The “learning styles” idea has snowballed- as late as 2014, more than 90 percent of teachers in various countries believed it. The concept is intuitively appealing, promising to reveal secret brain processes with just a few questions.
He pointed to the Canadian province of British Columbia and its stated goal to offer education that is student-initiated, interdisciplinary and co-planned by students and teachers together. Ontario, Canada’s Ministry of Education is embracing collaborative inquiry through play. And Albemarle County Public Schools in Virginia are thriving under the visionary leadership of Pam Moran.
Lifelong learning will be the hallmark of the digital age. How can business schools prepare to educate tomorrow’s workforce?
What is a learning trend? A new shiny object that is the current buzz? Something that’s been around for a while but is now gaining adoption? Something born from technology innovation or a shift in learner demographics? The answer is all of these things, and more.
Why is fun and play crucial to achieving effective learning? It’s true that learning is important, but it doesn’t have to be dead serious. Everyone who desires to learn should be open to the idea of playing. It knows no age, subject, or grade restrictions.
In other blog posts published previously, we’ve discussed the modern learner – who they are, and how we can best serve them. We know that as modern learners, we take responsibility for much of our learning by creating our own learning pathways, exploring content, and interacting with other learners.
Did you know that of people in the U.S. have a smartphone? And yet, only about 9% of learning on Skilljar is happening on mobile phones, and about 4% on tablets. In this SlideShare, we’ll explore why that may be the case.