New Teachers Won’t Save Us

The Thinking Stick

Are they studying new approaches to learning such as gamification and reverse instruction. Are they studying new and emerging learning theories like Connectivism that was written and has been around since 2005 and is the foundation to what MOOC s are based on.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

A learning theory that suggests that “people construct their own understanding and knowledge of the world through experiencing things and reflecting on those experiences” (Christie 2005). (14). Gamification.

Education Technology and the Year of Wishful Thinking

Hack Education

In 2005, Joan Didion published The Year of Magical Thinking , which chronicles her husband’s death in December 2003, shortly after their daughter had fallen into septic shock and been placed an induced coma. Pokemon Go : “Why Pokemon Go shows the future of learning gamification,” according to Education Dive at least. This is part one of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.