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  • Include the structure provided by Pat at the visioning meeting in January. Include the main results from the visioning session. Include wiki’s developed by Dave G. Include clip from the New teachers session.
  • Student Centred Learning

    1. 1. Student Centred Learning
    2. 2. <ul><li>Student-centred learning (also called student-centered learning , child-centred learning , or child-centered learning ) is an approach to education focusing on the needs of the students, rather than those of others involved in the educational process, such as teachers and administrators. </li></ul>
    3. 3. A move from… <ul><li>Teacher centred activity </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer of knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage of content </li></ul><ul><li>Giving knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Student centred activity </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding of concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Students as questioners and problem solvers </li></ul><ul><li>Searching for knowledge, thinking for themselves </li></ul>to
    4. 4. Student Centred Learning <ul><li>Are actively engaged in their own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Are encouraged to think independently </li></ul><ul><li>Needs and interests determine course activities </li></ul><ul><li>Have choices </li></ul><ul><li>Have opportunities to investigate and discover </li></ul><ul><li>Work collaboratively </li></ul><ul><li>Are given authentic problems to solve </li></ul><ul><li>Are assessed for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor their own learning </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways </li></ul><ul><li>Receive active guided support and instruction </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=d1296214afd7cc367045 </li></ul>
    5. 5. Acquiring and Organizing information <ul><li>Google, wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth, Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>WorldWide Telescope ( http://worldwidetelescope.org/ ) and ( http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/224 ) </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for Visualization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// www.visualthesaurus.com / </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Collaborating <ul><li>Ning ( Sample 1 or Sample 2 ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create your own social network for your students. Ning has been known to remove the ads if you tell them you are using for K-12 education. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Classblogmeister </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blogger_id=167360 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// bcrural.blogspot.com / </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Wikis <ul><li>Curriki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Curriki members can form a group around any subject area, grade level, or educational philosophy. It's where members meet, share ideas, and work collaboratively with other educators.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Based Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Aboriginal Literature Circle </li></ul>
    8. 8. Sound, Images and Video <ul><li>TeacherTube , SchoolTube </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create own music video by uploading music and selecting music – 30 sec max </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload powerpoint files and then embed in blog or share </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lunapic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web-based image editor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voicethread </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload your images, record your voice over each image, invite others to collaborate, embed in your blog, collaborative storytelling. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Others <ul><li>ccMixter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative Commons music </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flashcard Friends </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social network for creating, sharing and learning using flash cards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us or Furl </li></ul><ul><li>Mixbook </li></ul><ul><li>CogDogRoo </li></ul>

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