Let’s learn together about how to promote literacy in the 21st century. Merging traditional literacy with digital literacy and other literacies.
In this era of rapid evolution of informational technology, new pedagogies are necessary to meet the demands of our connected world. This includes providing equal access and opportunity for students to partake, share and build knowledge in virtual spaces. Educators are creators, facilitators, curators and collaborators of knowledge in the 21st century, and technology plays aContinue reading “It is not about Technology. It is about Pedagogy.”
Technology has always existed, and there is nothing really new to teach our students. If we can consider this argument for a moment, and consider the implications of what it means for Education. If technology has always existed and evolved, then learning has also had to evolve across time and space. The newest and rapidlyContinue reading “New Pedagogies needed for Edtech Integration”
As Steve Jobs once said: You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. Because believing that the dots will connect down theContinue reading “The Psychology behind helping students to ‘Connect the Dots’ to the Future”
“Any educator that aims at completeness must be at once theoretical and practical, intellectual and moral.” Aldous Huxley, Words and Their Meaning, 1940. There are many skills that go into creating that ‘complete’ learning experience that we want for our students. Theory, practical, intellectual and moral principles all play important roles in the development ofContinue reading “6 Reasons to Promote 21st Century Skills vs 21st Century Tech”