Slides from a presentation at the Building Learning Communities Conference in Boston, MA. 27 July 2011.
Seymour Papert describes bricolage as a way to learn and solve problems by trying, testing and playing around. How do we learn by playing around with digital stuff? Can we create deep learning experiences that encourage students to show and share what they know with the world and contribute to the global knowledge commons? A variety of concrete student centred learning experiences are shared that leverage the power of the world wide web and focus teachers instructional design through lenses that are student centred, knowledge centred, assessment centred, and community centred. We look at both small short term assignments and larger long term projects that demonstrate how your students can learn and share as 21st century bricoleurs