The Future Of Learning

The future of learning: squint a little, and it’s not so hard to imagine.

5 Characteristics Of Global Learning

5 Characteristics Of Global Learning by Terry Heick An increasingly globalized society is putting pressure on education to “globalize.” We’ve talked about the definition of global learning before. This quick post is more about the characteristics of that kind of approach to learning. As globalization becomes more and more inevitable, understanding where we’re drifting might help us make […]

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Twitter Is Shallow And Social Media Is Superficial. Right?

Twitter Is Shallow And Social Media Is Superficial. Right? contributed by Nathan Jurgenson Noam Chomsky has been one of the most important critics of the way big media crowd out everyday voices in order to control knowledge and “manufacture consent.” So it is surprising that the MIT linguist dismisses much of our new digital communications […]

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50 Crazy Ideas To Change Education

50 Crazy Ideas To Change Education  by Terry Heick This post has been updated from previous publishing. Below are 50 ideas for a new education. Note, most of these are about education as a system rather than learning itself, but that’s okay. It’s often the infrastructure of learning that obscures anyway. Few of them may […]

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The Definition Of Mobile Learning

  by Terry Heick What is the definition of mobile learning? For starters, let’s agree that mobile learning is learning based on mobility often through mobile devices like smartphones, iPads, other tablets, and wearable technology. Of course, there’s more to it than that. Years ago, I created a graphic that laid out some of the principles […]

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What Is The Future Of Data In Education?

What Is The Future Of Data In Education? by Terry Heick Data is both a catalyst and a burden for most educators. Data-driven instruction is an older idea that finally soaked into general K-12 education reform in the United States within the last decade, now operating as data teams and PLCs (Professional Learning Communities) in […]

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How The World Is Changing & How Education Can Respond

How The World Is Changing & How Education Can Respond by Terry Heick How is the world changing? Most broadly, technology is defining new terms for ‘human’ connections–and consequently altering how we define our ‘selves.’ Identity, friendship, communication, and other hallmarks of ‘people’ are now hallmarks of technology. So I wrote about it. What follows […]

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They Don’t Want Privacy: Why Students Should Study Social Media

They Don’t Want Privacy: Why Students Should Study Social Media by Terry Heick No matter what you personally believe about its value, technology has entered society like a massive electrical storm, leaving few things unaffected. It was only a generation ago that technology took the form of cordless phones, cable television, and the soul-altering wizardry […]

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