The Future Of Learning

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

5 Priorities For Transformative Schools

5 Priorities For Transformative Schools This post has been republished from a previous post by Thom Markham Imagine this scenario. All 50 states approve the Common Core State Standards and, in an unprecedented burst of transnational cooperation, 50 other countries adopt the same standards. Miraculously, the world now operates according to a single set of learning […]

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8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century by Terry Heick We recently offered a definition of project-based learning, and looked at keys to designing Project-Based Learning. We also have looked at the difference between “doing projects” and project-based learning, various project-based learning resources, project-based learning apps, and offered ways for using an iPad in Project-Based […]

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5 Strategies For Managing Change In Schools

by Iain Lancaster ed note: this has been republished from a previous post We’ve come to accept that just about the only thing that seems to be constant in this day and age is change. But we sometimes don’t spend enough time thinking about how to manage change. Here are some things to have in […]

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Generation Screen: What Social Media Has Done To Children

Generation Screen: What Social Media Has Done To Children by Terry Heick Google launched nearly 20 years ago, in 1998. facebook launched in 2004. The iPhone launched ten years ago, in 2007. That means your average student has never known a world without Google, and many don’t remember life without handheld screens and YouTube and […]

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Mobile Learning Should Disrupt What ‘School’ Is

Mobile Learning Should Disrupt What ‘School’ Is by Terry Heick In education, we tend to think of mobile learning as learning in classrooms with tablets and smartphones. And that’s part of it. Students being able to untether themselves from desks is an extraordinary development that brings with it all kinds of possibility. The benefit of mobile […]

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Should Colleges Judge Social Media Presence for Admissions?

Should Colleges Judge Social Media Presence for Admissions? by Paul Barnwell, Teacher of English & Digital Media This post has been updated and republished from a previous publishing Pretend for a moment you are a college admissions officer at a prestigious institution. Facing a large stack of applications, the shuffle of papers and pecking of keyboards resonates […]

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An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom

An Innovative Learning Model: How To Sync Your Classroom by TeachThought Staff In just the last decade, the image of technology in the classroom has shifted from rows of desktops in a dedicated computer lab (all facing the same direction) to one where a variety of different devices coexist, often uneasily, in and out of […]

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