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Connecting 2 the World: Learning Theories: In support of Connectivism

Connecting 2 the World

skip to main | skip to sidebar Connecting 2 the World Connecting ideas, cultures, and disciplines Wednesday, January 7, 2009 Learning Theories: In support of Connectivism I was first introduced to the idea of Connectivism through an online conference hosted by George Sieman s group at the University of Manitoba. Connectivism as a learning theory I initially embraced Connectism as an extension of Constructivism, not really seeing it as a new learning theory.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In theory, proficiency-based models let students learn at their own pace, speeding up if they grasp a concept quickly, and getting extra help if they struggle. In practice, though, it can take many different forms, including independent study, learning communities and online programs.

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“Never give up, learn as much as possible, look for new scientific achievements and inventions and embody them immediately.” -Liudmyla Talashkevych, Ukraine

Daily Edventures

For Microsoft Innovative Educator Liudmyla Talashkevych, the journey started in 2009 when she was?chosen Participants observe classrooms and share their expertise with teachers and students, both at the host university and at local secondary schools. That was a great experience in building English speaking skills, gaining knowledge on IT technologies, and learning new approaches in teaching English,” says Talashkevych. Facebook. Liudmyla?Talashkevych Talashkevych ?.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

I have learned so much in the intervening years, and my analysis then strikes me as incredibly naive and shallow. million in venture capital from high profile names like LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and from firms active in ed-tech investing such as Learn Capital. Think Facebook.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

That being said, if you’re using a piece of technology that’s free, it’s likely that your personal data is being sold to advertisers or at the very least hoarded as a potential asset (and used, for example, to develop some sort of feature or algorithm).