Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

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Content-based academic standards. Mobile learning. As an academic or intellectual exercise. In education, these might be redressed as: What has standardizing content into a narrow range of content areas done to learning?

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

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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).

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

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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.

20 Questions Every Parent Should Ask Teachers

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While schools (hopefully) work to update themselves and the way students learn within them, many parents have to work with what’s available to them. What academic standards do you use, and what do I need to know about them? What learning models do you use (e.g.,

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

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Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future. But therein lies the rub: Tomorrow’s learning is already available, and below are 7 of the most compelling and powerful trends, concepts, and resources that represent its promise.

The Real Problem With Multiple-Choice Questions

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This is a tone that is becoming increasingly important in the 21st century as access to information increases, as the updating of information happens more naturally, and as blended and mobile learning environments become more common. The Tone of Learning.

13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

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Ed note: 2 Pieces for Context– 30 Incredible Ways Technology Will Change Education by 2028 and Curriculum is More Important Than Learning Technology. The focus of that piece was technology, and how it might impact the way students learn in the coming decades.