Active learning means revamping the entire teaching/learning enterprise — even turning it inside out or upside down. Eric Mazur Twilight of the Lecturehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/aimc/4361217039/
Educators might needre-education aboutwhat to do with classtime that previouslywas used for theirlectures. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thenovys/3614119482/
A model or framework for this re-education is needed. http://www.flickr.com/photos/15708236@N07/2757970155
Older models of experiential learning can beupdated to include technology tools andflipped classroom concepts . . .
Model: Experiential Learning Cycle
Model: David Kolb1. Learning is best conceived as a process, not in terms of outcomes.2. Learning is a continuous process grounded in experience.3. Learning is a holistic process of adaptation to the world.4. Learning involves transactions between the person and the environment. http://leadershipchamps.wordpress.com/2008/04/17/learning-styles-for-better-leadership/
Model: 4MAT System http://www.aboutlearning.com/
A concrete experience with an authentic, often hands-onlearning activity that engages the students.
Goal to hook andmotivate learnersto want to learnmore about thecontent topics. http://www.flickr.com/photos/26689329@N03/3059490499/
Online: Virtual Field Tripshttp://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2010/01/100-incredible-educational-virtual-tours-you-dont-want-to-miss/
Online Tours and Simulationshttp://www.google.com/earth/explore/showcase/
Online: Google Art Tourhttp://www.googleartproject.com/
Experiential Mobile Learninghttp://community-building.weebly.com/
UDL Multiple Means of Engagement
Chat or Pair ShareIn what ways can youengage your learners?What experientialactivities can you usewith your learners? http://www.flickr.com/photos/unconscioustrees/3460595958/
Educators are nolonger thegatekeepers toinformation andexpertise. http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanyamaha/171838313/
For the first time in human history talented studentsdont have to have their potential and their dreamswritten out of history by lousy teachers. They can sittwo feet in front of the worlds finest. Chris Anderson, TED curator
Traditional lecture model is standard learning method, but newlearning models encourage students and teachers to “learn now,lecture later.” http://newsroom.cdwg.com/features/feature-06-26-12.html
Lectures still have a place and can be moreeffective if given in the right contexts, such asafter (not before) students have exploredsomething on their own (via a lab experience,simulation, game, field experience, analyzingcases, etc.) and developed their own questionsand a need to know.http://edtechdev.wordpress.com/2012/05/04/whats-the-problem-with-moocs/
The expert content is only part of thelearning experience.
Microblogging with Twitter using hashtags. Microblogging through SMS and group texting services such as Cel.ly Blogging and Media-Based Reflections via Posterous/Tumblr in the Field or Cinch Phonecasting via ipadio or Google Voice (only in US) Photo-Audio Sharing via Yodia: Yodia in the Classroom Vodcasts/Video Reflections uploaded to Youtube uploading from a mobile Texting summaries: e.g. Messaging Shakespeare
UDL: Multiple Means of Expression
Chat or Pair ShareThe So What:How can learners reflect onand extract meaning fromtheir experiences & thecontent presented? http://www.flickr.com/photos/unconscioustrees/3460595958/