So on the evening of the 31st, I presented on 21st-Century Learning at the 2019 New Visions Innovation Throwdown along with other educators. I will attempt to link the actual recording if that’s possible, but here is what I covered. Below is additional information on related topics
- 21st-Century Learning: The 7 Cs, 3 Rs, and 3 Ms of 21st-Century learning are laid out here in depth.
- Why I Became a Teacher: A little bit about my background and the reason behind some of my educational choices.
- What Makes a Good Teacher?: Check out the 20 keys to effective instruction.
- Is Technology the Answer: With a renewed focus on EdTech, can it really solve education’s ills or is it part of the problem?
- Implementing Educational Technology: Here are 16 keys to using tech to enhance learning and not for its own sake.
- Intrinsic Motivation: What really motivates people/students? I dig into the shortcomings of school, Skittles, & B.F. Skinner.
- Hands-On Learning: Solving tangible real-world problems through hands-on experimentation and iterative design are amongst the most powerful and effective ways to build meaning.
- MakerSpaces: There are many ways to bring hands-on learning into your classroom that don’t have to cost much.
- Robotics: Robotics are a great hands-on way to teach computer science and there are several ways to do it.
- Shall We Play a Game?: This gives some of the background, research, and rationale behind effective games for learning (GBL).
- GBL Profiles: This details my method for creating student learning profiles based on student personality and intrinsic motivations.
- Differentiation: Differentiated instruction is often misunderstood and wrongly implemented. Here is some help with that.
- An Effective Classroom: This covers 12 ways you can create a safe and effective space for student learning.
- New Visions for Public Schools: Here’s a look at my past experiences with the efforts of New Visions.
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