All Blog Posts Tagged 'Learning' (37)

Gaming and Education - Rethinking the Rules

Reposted from Meg's Notebook



We decided to explore these articles because of a recent announcement by our board to investigate and pursue the opening of all-boys schools (see article). Our board sees this as a means of dealing with the falling grades and general behavioural issues of boys in our schools. We're sure that this solution will work for… Continue

Added by Meg H on November 1, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

I need more than my Integrated Tech K-12 Masters to feel I am growing in the classroom

Hi all,



I was introduced to Web 2.0 almost 2 years ago during a presentation of some of our teachers who had attended the first Web 2.0 conference in Shanghai. From there I learned about K-12 Onine Conference and I was off and running in many different directions with not great focus. I have often described my learning online as have Internet ADD. use… Continue

Added by Heather Davis on September 19, 2009 at 7:25pm — 1 Comment

What is Interpretation?

I just got back from a trip to Yellowstone National Park and it took me back to the days I worked at Colorado State Parks. I presented campfire talks, guided nature walks, designed visitor center displays, and developed environmental educational curriculum and programs for various school districts. You will find this type of instruction, which is referred to as interpretation, at parks, zoos, aquariums, museums, and historical sites. I know the word interpretation has different meanings but the… Continue

Added by Patty Cantrell on September 17, 2009 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

The Bookless School Library

Reposted from Meg's Notebook



"When I look at books, I see an outdated technology, like scrolls before books..." Cushing Academy (…
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Added by Meg H on September 5, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

What is the Relationship Among These Structures: A Congregation of Life-Long Learners, a Jewish Professional Learning Community (JPLC) and a Jewish Community of Cooperative Learners?

The ideal educational setting in which to be a mentor teacher is within a congregation that is committed to life-long learning, a school that is a Jewish professional learning and within a classroom that is a community of cooperative learners. Let's explore these structures and their connections more thoroughly.



A congregation of life-long learners is one that studies and lives Torah. A Jewish professional learning community is a school in which the administration, teachers and… Continue

Added by Richard D. Solomon, Ph.D. on August 28, 2009 at 7:21am — No Comments

School Policy and Student Expectations - Diverging Realities

Reposted from Meg's Notebook





A review of a couple of research papers which cover the role of Web 2.0 in education from very different perspectives: one looks at school administration and policies, the other at student / youth… Continue

Added by Meg H on August 26, 2009 at 9:44pm — 1 Comment

21st Century Teaching & Learning

The following commentary discusses my viewpoint on 21st Century Teaching and Learning, based on responses to a PLN survey conducted by Lucy Gray, Technology Integration Specialist at the University of Chicago, on August 8, 2009.



What is your personal definition of 21st century learning and/or teaching?

21st Century learning is the process whereby digital natives utilize the power of modern technology to learn anything, anytime, anywhere. Classrooms are no longer… Continue

Added by David Ligon on August 9, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Supplementary Educational Services Curriculum

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Standards and underachievement have been at the forefront of recent educational debate. I would like to introduce, for those interested, a specially designed rolling curriculum designed to address standards, attitudes and motivation in students 5-12 and continuously support learning in core subject areas throughout the primary/ elementary years.



TLC Kids is a unique education method and family of english-medium programmes… Continue

Added by Geoff Blaik on June 13, 2009 at 9:03am — No Comments

Free webinar archived: Developing Tomorrow's Leaders Through Innovative Technology

Technology is transforming how students learn and engage in our information society. Over 300 registrants learned about forward-thinking technology solutions from four leading educational entrepreneurs who have unleashed student talent through the use of online, interactive platforms. Steve Hargadon, Founder of Classroom 2.0 and an architect of LearnCentral.org; Paul Kim, Chief Technology Officer for Stanford University School of Education and a leading researcher for Programmable Open Mobile… Continue

Added by NCTI on May 26, 2009 at 9:25am — 1 Comment

State-of-the-Art Assistive Technology and Training: Results of the Survey

IDEA Part B Recovery Act money can be used to obtain “state-of-the-art assistive technology devices and training.” Find a summary of the responses from over 65 key thought leaders in technology research, development, implementation and policy who responded to the question, “How would you define state-of-the-art AT devices and training?“… Continue

Added by NCTI on May 26, 2009 at 9:15am — No Comments

Profile The "Groundswell" of Collaboration in Professional Learning Communities

In the book Groundswell: Winning in a world transformed by social technologies, authors Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff explain what they call the “groundswell” and how it in transforming our world.



According to the authors, the…

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Added by Rob Jacobs on May 11, 2009 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Connectivism & Networked Learning

[Cross posted on Education Musings]



I spend much of my time reading, writing, discussing, and blogging about ideas around the broad theme of 21st Century learning. More specifically,… Continue

Added by Shuchi Grover on December 8, 2008 at 5:36am — 1 Comment

MBA the integral of education

The integral part of education the fundamental of human being education start with his home taught by his parents and guardians basically that knowledge is values and family relations. Entering school is the first step of learning; this step is the foundation of his ability. Able to write, read, draw, identify, solve, analyze and so on. Molding and nourishing ones capability depend of the school and universities where he can gain values and competent.…



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Added by jolina on December 2, 2008 at 6:15pm — No Comments

Inspire. Do.

I found this Inspirational Image to be both interesting and "spot on." Darren Draper share a few others, but this one really resonates with me and a post I shared a while back — Stop Lurking and Do something! Blogging for me, is something that I decided to do a while back as a result of this — knowing is one thing, doing is something else. I think our… Continue

Added by John Costilla on October 16, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

Grading Workplace Learners Gets an F

Posted by Dojo Learning: Adult learners in the workplace are accustomed to the the freedoms of adult life. Free will, independent thinking, and the ability to make choices are only a few of the joys of being cut loose from our constrained youth.



However, the straight jacket experiences of high school and adult control never leave us completely. We spend twelves years of our lives learning how to behave and perform for our teachers. Rebellion… Continue

Added by Les Klassen on August 6, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

Gauging your Workplace Learning through Natural Assessment

Posted by Dojo Learning: Assessment is the process of investigating a learner’s work for evidence of understanding and competence. Typically, we learn content and then we are assessed through a test at the end of the process. But that’s not natural, assessment happens throughout the process of learning.



Let’s take the case of self-assessment. When we teach ourselves a skill or new knowledge we are constantly asking ourselves “did I get that?”… Continue

Added by Les Klassen on August 5, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

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