What are your biases, your fears? In your thinking, what stays behind, what advances? What’s new and important?
6X5 grid, front of the classroom, teacher desk,
Hand selected content, including games, create and share artwork, watch videos or just say hi, learn digital citizenship, no avatars, no links out, and real social interaction with people you know. Interestingly, uses Facebook as a conduit for parental login to select members of the childs network. Build childs networks through your Facebook friends and their kids. Now part of the Disney Family;
ANYPATH:Independent private school, partnership between g. washing univ and K12, which is a content provider. Teachers are chosen for a deep understanding in their disciplines and then are taught how to teach online. Clubs and other activities are available and supported by their secure online community. Word you see everywhere on their Website: personalized. Asychronous and synchronous
ANYPATH…YouTube Creator Institute…want to learn how to create video, my choice to apply, not dependent on a formal institutional experience…I can guarantee that opportunity on my own. Two options, 1 at USC in LA, and at Columbia in Chicago. First initiative of YouTube Next. Submit two questions, one 2 minute video, YouTube Community votes, final group is selected by the partners.YouTube Next. YouTube Next is a new team tasked with supercharging creator development and accelerating partner growth and success.
ANYPLACE : school is only one node in their learning, community created by a sense of belong, these kids are called a collective, push pull environment, starting design, users own the space
Skills: what you can do, readHabits: patterns of intellectual behaviors how they think about what they do, read critically, curious, question, thinking with flexibility, listening to othersExperiences: the venue for the first two, where they can do, with enough experiences, skills and habits translate into dispositionsDispositions: doing what they can do, over a lifetime, internalized, life-long, wide and deep
Anywhere: cloud, brick and mortal school, coffee shop, multiple nodes or locations for learning, place and spaces, student-owned locations for learning. Formal and informal locations.Anytime: traditional school day, beyond the school day, opportunities for synchronous and asynchronous connections through f2f and cloud-based networks, global collaborations across time zones part of learning.Any Path: choice on what I learn, personalized, on-demand, passion-directedAny One: my classmates, but everyone. Connections enable learners to take advantage of local and global expertise. And everyone-including teachers and this is demonstrated and is transparent.Any device: how I connect is my choice, tech-enabled, schools permit multiple choice and enable ownership of the experience, how you choose to connect with others is assisted by schools but not dictated, equity issues addressed by leadership.School to learning?
[twitter] Besides the classroom, where do your teachers learn on a daily basis? Where are their spaces? And is that learning visible to students? [/twitter]
Massive open online course or MOOC – thousands of people worldwide taking these courses, learners define how they want to participate, in this course, it’s a lurker, moderately active participant, or memorably active participant, more resources given that you can consume, you choose, your content can be curated and create according to your needs, metadata links everything together to create a course “text.” you choose what you want to learn, with who, and and what level. Two enduring outcomes, 1) you learn about mLearning, and 2) you establish a network for future learning collaborations.
5 Things to Rethink
5 Things to Rethink: Leadership for the 21st Century<br />David Jakes<br />
Independent Study<br />Peer tutoring<br />Team collaborative work in small and mid-size groups<br />One-on-one learning with the teacher<br />Project based learning<br />Tech based learning with mobile devices<br />Distance Learning<br />Research with Internet in a wireless environment<br />Presentation<br />Performance-based learning<br />Seminar-style instruction<br />Naturalist learning<br />Social emotional learning<br />Art-based learning<br />Storytelling<br />Team teaching<br />Prakash Nair, Designshare<br />
Challenge to the Audience:<br />Are your current learning spaces capable of supporting the kind of learning that you envision? Why or why not?<br />
Image from Chris Sessums, Flickr Attribution Only<br />