Frank Lloyd Wright's plan for spiraling ramps inside the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Wright wanted visitors to discover artwork gradually as they slowly moved up the ramps. His design focused on mixing light-infused public spaces with semi-private space to give viewers of art a completely different experience of the art than what was traditionally available in museums and exhibits.
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Emerging New Models Of Teaching And Learning 1 To 1 Summit Ml
Emerging new models of teaching and learning<br />
a bit of economic history<br />“The new jobs require a good deal of formal education and the ability to acquire and to apply theoretical and analytical knowledge. They require a different approach to work and a different mind-set. Above all, the require a habit of continual learning.” – Peter Drucker<br />
tabula rasa<br />Tabula rasa is the epistemological thesis that individuals are born without built-in mental content and that their knowledge comes from experience and perception.<br />
elements in play<br />Time: Where (all) can learning happen? What schedules work best? <br />Roles: students, teachers, parents, leaders – who can be an ‘educator’<br />Location: is “school” a location? <br />Outcomes: individualized learning paths, what it means to ‘graduate’<br />Assessments: diagnostic and variable to fit learning paths; competency focused; embedded, continuous<br />
Which outcomes do we want?<br />Parents and Communities more engaged in learning, their own and their children’s<br />Teachers empowered to do higher order tasks and exemplify learning<br />Parents & students as peer educators<br />Experts as educators<br />(Technology serving mundane tasks)<br />Students drive & own their learning<br />Students with 21C competencies<br />Students who are great citizens<br />Students who are life-long learners<br />ENABLING POWERFUL LEARNING FOR ALL<br />
new models<br />School of One<br />Synapsis<br />
key tactics<br />New forms and models of assessment: begin implementations now<br />Enables curricular and pedagogical changes<br />Leadership and professional development: setting expectations that all groups must be learning all the time<br />Transparency kills isolation<br />Focus on student-centered pedagogy aligned with clear learning goals<br />Measure and reward effective change (and risk-taking) at the system level<br />School Leaders<br />Teachers<br />Students<br />
Its closer than we think<br />Source: ITL Research 2010 Pilot Year, Teacher survey: % of responding teachers reporting "moderate" or "significant" barrier<br />