Designing for learning ‘in the digital world'
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    Designing for learning ‘in the digital world' Designing for learning ‘in the digital world' Presentation Transcript

    • Designing for learning ‘in the digital world’ Building the Curriculum for Excellence
    • Curriculum for Excellence (CfE) …challenges us to think differently about the curriculum and it permits to plan and act in new ways A Curriculum for Excellence: Building the Curriculum 1 (p1)
    • Principles of Curriculum Design
    • Challenge and Enjoyment Personalisation and Choice
    • Progression and Depth
    • Relevance, coherence, and breadth
    • Learning should be made available in a range of ways including interdisciplinary learning and a range of opportunities which ensure a broad approach, enabling, for example, a coherent understanding of environmental issues Building the Curriculum 3. (p5)
    • How can technology help?
    • Successful Learners Confident Individuals Responsible Citizens Effective Contributors Curriculum for Excellence 4 capacities
    • Learning & Teaching Curriculum Breadth Progression Depth Challenge & enjoyment Coherence Relevance Personalisation & Choice Assessment
    • Some thoughts 40
    • Learners create knowledge
    • 14 Learners need to see the whole picture /
    • Learners are selectively negligent
    • Learners’ attention is limited
    • Learners learn well when they take responsibility for their learning
    • 18 Learners have feelings!
    • Constructive alignment 1 2 1 – learners construct meaning through relevant learning activities - -> creation(teaching as a catalyst for learning) 2 - what the teacher does to support learning --> facilitation(of an environment for learning)
    • Blooms taxonomy (revised)
    • Experiences and Outcomes
    • Placing learning within a practical context
    • Assessment gathering reflecting on evaluating Evidence of Learning
    • How can technology help provide evidence of learning?
    • Technologies provide a place for Discussion Validation Recognition Citizenship Information Creation Questioning Empowerment Collaboration
    • So going beyond the use of technology
    • To promote creative and critical thinking
    • What to consider?
    • What do you want learners to achieve?
    • What do you want learners to experience?
    • In the changing and complex social, political and moral context of our society
    • d to think interdisciplinary
    • Need to think beyond our own experiences
    • The use of digital technologies in my discipline is not possible! … discuss
    • 40 Examples from the classroom
    • “I use twitter as a “recap of the day” and, at the same time, a chilling out period.” @Anadz
    • Developing digital literacies Sharing! Documenting!
    • Google Lit Trips: bringing stories to life
    • Storytelling with voicethread
    • the tourist guide a webquest
    • Valentine’s day An All-Skills Valentine Podcast
    • Math Maps
    • You’re not only challenging children to learning differently; you’re challenging yourself!
    • Image and quote by Dean Shareski (CC BY-NC 2.0)
    • 52 The digital classroom is a mind-set!