A Dozen: number 1: Kids won’t come to school if they don’t feel cared for and safe. Brooks
A dozen ways to remain compelling and relevant
Jonathan E. MartinSimple K-12 webinar November 5, 2012
Jonathan E. Martin 10 years experience teaching high school history 15 years experience principal/head of school, pk-12. Currently educational writer and consultant. BA, Harvard University; M.A, School Admin, U. of San Francisco www.21k12blog.net Twitter: @JonathanEMartin firstname.lastname@example.org
By 2019, more than 50% of high school courses will be offered online.
• Personal inquiry learning -• Seamless learning -• MOOCs -• Assessment for learning -• New pedagogy for e-books -• Badges to accredit learning -• Learning analytics -the future of learning lies in a student-centered, web 2.0 empowered,networked connectivism.This is the New Culture of Learning, and weowe it to our own life-long learning and toour students to study this mode closely andexploit every opportunity to advance it.
Nearly 90% ofemployers surveyed byAmerican ManagementAssociation said thatcritical thinking,communication,collaboration andcreativity skills werecritical to theirorganization.
What if? At least half of the time they spend on schoolwork must be on stuff that can’t end up in a folder we put away. It should be because their work is something they create on their own, or with others, that has real value in the real world.