“Why should I go to school?” This is a question rarely given serious attention, much less a credible answer that makes sense to children.
Synced learning requires two potentially opposing technologies: the ability to engage the same core material, and the ability to engage the material independently.
What can technology replace in the classroom? While it isn’t enough to make up for unengaging learning models, done well technology can change everything.
The study noted multiple types of curiosity, including sensory and knowledge-based. The latter involves desiring data or discovery, while the former involves the desire to ‘avoid boredom or sensory deprivation.’
One goal for disruption in education could be the ongoing emergence of new ideas–new learning models, content, new strategies and thinking.
The Role Of The Teacher In The Classroom Of The Near Future by Terry Heick Schools, along with libraries and museums, are curators of culture. That is, they survey various (metaphorical) landscapes and separate the stuff the stuff worth saving from the rest. This means that teachers are among the earliest curators of knowledge, taking…
Transmedia: a narrative that extends beyond multiple media forms that also plays to the strength those forms; may or may not be interactive
5 Factors Of Education Building Design Of The Future contributed by Anne Davis Buildings–as a kind of technology–are at the heart of modern human civilization. Educators overseeing courses in architecture, engineering, and other fields related to building design are tasked with taking everything we’ve learned about construction up to this point and passing it onto…
Helping students learn to manage their digital footprints starts with helping them understand how they’re vulnerable, then how to address it.
Opinion: Protect The Taxi Cab Industry From Innovation a tongue-in-cheek opinion piece by Terry Heick ED NOTE: He’s not talking about taxi cabs 😉 We have to protect the taxicab industry from disruptive innovation. After a century of dominance in the moving-very-small-groups-of-people-around-a-city market, outside forces have disrupted cabs as the de facto method for people-moving….
From critical thinking and collaboration to adaptability, influence, and imagination, here are 7 skills students will always need.
There’s no reason a ‘school’ can’t become a tech-infused place-based learning environment that focuses on literacy and civic participation.
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