On-demand content available to any student for nearly zero cost. Sal Khan YouTube U. Beats YouSnooze U.http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnpannell/111286017/
The video can be paused and repeated asneeded. Students can focus on what they needto know. They don’t have to be embarrassed to fill in remedial gaps. Sal Khan Sal Khan YouTube U. Beats YouSnooze U.
Simply stated, there is no need tolecture in the classroom any longer.
Classroom should to be places for active interaction, not passive listening and daydreaming. Sal Khan YouTube U. Be Sal Khanhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cristiano_betta/3159607097/
Role of the teacher is mentor or coachnot a lecturer, test writer, and grader.Sal KhanYouTube U. Beats YouSnooze U.
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/
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