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Challenging students to work on real-world tasks

  1. 1. CHALLENGING STUDENTS TO WORK ON REAL-WORLD TASKS21.1.2012 Petr BelaNew Media Inspiration @petrbela@NMInspiration @studentive
  2. 2. EDUCATION in the 21st century
  3. 3. Sir Ken Robinson
  4. 4. Changing Education Paradigms http://bit.ly/yyl2qI
  5. 5. Textbooks
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. iTunes U
  8. 8. www.ml-class.org
  9. 9. Stanford online classes opening in Feb 2012
  10. 10. www.justiceharvard.org
  11. 11. www.khanacademy.org
  12. 12. http://bit.ly/A5dicY
  13. 13. 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?”
  14. 14. Don’t learn for tests.LEARN FOR LIFE
  15. 15. "I hear, I forget. I see, I remember.I do, I understand." ConfuciusWe learn by doing, trial & error.
  16. 16. 3 ATTRIBUTES OF EDUCATION 1. student-centric “pull the information” teacher => mentor 2. project-based “apply it” 3. team-work “collaborate”
  17. 17. 7 SURVIVAL SKILLSCritical Thinking and Problem SolvingCollaboration across NetworksAgility and AdaptabilityInitiative and EntrepreneurialismEffective Oral and Written CommunicationAccessing and Analyzing InformationCuriosity and Imagination
  18. 18. Working on useless projects is a waste. http://bit.ly/wuquZm
  19. 19. THE REAL WORLD What to do after school?
  20. 20. GRADUATE UNEMPLOYMENT Due to lack of practical experience How to solve the problem?
  21. 21. Connects students and companies through CHALLENGES to work on real-world tasks....it’s like World of Warcraft in real life!
  22. 22. www.studentive.com
  23. 23. Are you a student?REGISTER NOW www.studentive.com Company?Contact us at info@studentive.com Launching in a few days...
  24. 24. ONE MORE THING...
  25. 25. The first Startup Weekend in the Czech Republic! Prague, March 30 - April 1, 2012 Over 150 participants and YOU! http://prague.startupweekend.org/
  26. 26. 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

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