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Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality


Alignment of Data Standards for Describing Learning Objectives When applying the Google Maps metaphor to learner navigation, the points of interest on the map are competencies—the things that a person can learn, such as skills, knowledge, dispositions, and habits of practice. The existing standards for this kind of data were like a Babylon of different languages, understood only in their own domain (such as medical training, human resources, K-12 or postsecondary).

Insanity In Education: 52 Mistakes We Make Over And Over Again

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From realizing our collective potential as a construct, field, and industry? Forget learning should be fun. Place students on the periphery when we design, plan, and respond to their learning. (It’s Fail to meaningfully involve–or better yet, require –community involvement in every layer of our system of teaching and learning. Plan backwards from standards. personalized learning, inquiry, PBL) that could change everything.