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How Technology Can Drive Active, Perpetual Learning

How Technology Can Drive Active, Perpetual Learning

“Alright everyone, we’ll pick up the discussion here next week.” That’s a parting comment familiar to every professor and student. And while bookmarking a course is useful, it’s also static, even limiting. Sure, the instructor issues assignments, but aside from group projects, class activities usually happen in isolation even though we know a collaborative environment expands and enriches education.

 

How To Design A 21st Century Assessment

How To Design A 21st Century Assessment –

Contemporary curriculum design involves multiple facets: engaging 21st Century skills, using digital tools, collaborating with others around the globe, performance tasks, and more. Getting these design elements into a teacher’s current curriculum demands that teachers create professional habits around Replacement Thinking . In my book Digital Learning Strategies , I describe four considerations for Replacement Thinking around assessments.

Instructional Coaches: How Do You Evaluate Your Impact?

Instructional Coaches: How Do You Evaluate Your Impact?

Teachers often have a great deal of evidence that tells them whether they are having an impact on their students. There is qualitative data…such as surveys and portfolios, and quantitative data…like test scores and other summative assessments. Schools have PLC’s and grade level meetings where teachers sit and discuss what’s going well and where there are areas that are in need of growth.

 

Heutagogy Explained for Teachers

Heutagogy Explained for Teachers (and Tools That Support It) ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 20, 2015 Heutagogy is a learning and teaching approach that is primarily self-directed or self-determined. Unlike the traditional pedagogic paradigm where learning is administered in a controlled environment under the auspices of a ‘knowledge expert’ (teacher) and where learners agency is defined in the logic of conformity and passive adhesiveness to pre-defined instructional guidelines, a heutagogic pedagogy is more learner entered.

What Are The Advantages And Possible Limitations Of Online Learning

Advantages And Possible Limitations Of Online Learning – eLearning Industry

Asking an eLearning professional to point out the possible limitations of online leaning is like asking Garry Kasparov to list the disadvantages of playing chess; how can you disparage a true passion of yours? However, if we need to be fair, there might be some potential limitations of online learning, when this has not been designed properly.