How do you view the ideas of “Flipped Classroom”, “personalized learning”, “Khan Academy”,…? Dan Meyer writes, “Teachers are a great medium for lots of things that a YouTube video isn’t. “Conversation, dialogue, reasoning, and open questions,” as I put it in my post. If you, as a teacher, aren’t taking advantage of your medium, if […]
In two recent posts, Grant Wiggins asked students to respond to the prompts, “I learn best when the teacher_________” and “What was the best assignment you did this year?“. Honestly, anyone who understands student-centered pedagogy and how young minds work should not be surprised in the least at how they responded. I decided to make […]
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Dan Meyer gives this fantastic keynote at CUE 2014. Honestly, it is one of the best keynotes that I have heard in a long time where learning and technology are concerned. He cuts to the chase and lays out what really makes learning contagious, interesting, meaningful… and couples effective pedagogy with technology in a very […]
I don’t know about you, but I find myself thinking about this all of the time… and if you don’t, I challenge you to start. Being mindful about how technology impacts our lives, our culture, our relationships,… is critical to having some semblance of control over what shapes our lives. I love this post from […]