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Barbara interviewed Seth Godin about his book Linchpin and how it related to education. His strategies to take risks and be more like an artist can help anyone in the teaching profession.
Barbara takes a look at social media and what “friends” mean as she prepares for her presentations at ISTE 2012.
Pat Donohue shares Studio-Based Learning (SBL) is where students undertake a design project under the supervision of a master designer.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) provides the framework to design personalized learning environments where all learners are motivated to learn.
Building communities takes trust, an online presence, and a facilitator to nudge people to participate. There are multiple types of communities including social media but without trust or a leader, only 1-10% contribute.
Kathleen McClaskey interviewed Greg Wilborn, Personalized Learning Coordinator at Colorado Springs who shared their journey to move to personalizing learning for all learners.
Nicole Naditz is a French teacher in California who shares her personal journeys of her students reading around the world.
Competency-based learning is based on demonstrating mastery instead of time. This approach is based on Webb’s Depth of Knowledge.
Eric Mazur, a Harvard University professor, says learning interests him far more than teaching, and he encourages a shift from “teaching” to “helping students learn.”