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Challenging students to work on real-world tasks.

Challenging students to work on real-world tasks.
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Presented at @NMInspiration conference in Prague, January 21, 2012.
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  • CHALLENGING STUDENTS TO WORK ON REAL-WORLD TASKS21.1.2012 Petr BelaNew Media Inspiration @petrbela@NMInspiration @studentive
  • EDUCATION in the 21st century
  • Sir Ken Robinson
  • Changing Education Paradigms http://bit.ly/yyl2qI
  • Textbooks
  • SCHOOL IS A PLATFORM Not an institutionSchools become "nerve centres" where students, teachers, wide community and businesses connect with a common goal to share their knowledge and learn from each other.
  • iTunes U
  • www.ml-class.org
  • Stanford online classes opening in Feb 2012
  • www.justiceharvard.org
  • www.khanacademy.org
  • http://bit.ly/A5dicY
  • ANTI-TEACHING Asking the right Question, and not giving the answer right away. Ask WHY instead of WHAT.Don’t ask: “What’s gonna be in the test?”
  • Don’t learn for tests.LEARN FOR LIFE
  • "I hear, I forget. I see, I remember.I do, I understand." ConfuciusWe learn by doing, trial & error.
  • 3 ATTRIBUTES OF EDUCATION 1. student-centric “pull the information” teacher => mentor 2. project-based “apply it” 3. team-work “collaborate”
  • 7 SURVIVAL SKILLSCritical Thinking and Problem SolvingCollaboration across NetworksAgility and AdaptabilityInitiative and EntrepreneurialismEffective Oral and Written CommunicationAccessing and Analyzing InformationCuriosity and Imagination
  • Working on useless projects is a waste. http://bit.ly/wuquZm
  • THE REAL WORLD What to do after school?
  • GRADUATE UNEMPLOYMENT Due to lack of practical experience How to solve the problem?
  • Connects students and companies through CHALLENGES to work on real-world tasks....it’s like World of Warcraft in real life!
  • www.studentive.com
  • Are you a student?REGISTER NOW www.studentive.com Company?Contact us at info@studentive.com Launching in a few days...
  • ONE MORE THING...
  • The first Startup Weekend in the Czech Republic! Prague, March 30 - April 1, 2012 Over 150 participants and YOU! http://prague.startupweekend.org/
  • WRAP UPOnline learning:www.ml-class.org, www.launchpad-class.org, ...www.justiceharvard.orgwww.apple.com/education/itunes-uwww.openculture.com/freeonlinecoursesStudentive:www.facebook.com/studentivewww.studentive.cominfo@studentive.comStartupWeekend Prague:@SWPragueprague.startupweekend.orgwww.facebook.com/StartupWeekendPrague