Saturday, 29 April 2017

JOHN DEWEY

A PROGRESSIVIST PHILOSOPHY

Fun, informative and thought provoking for the 21st Century Educator
 Check out this sites 2 videos on John Dewey

Listen to his thoughts might have been on:
- technology and how it should be implemented
-  how students learn best
- how classrooms should be designed today to develop future ready students

Click here for the video's on:>> John Dewey and Progressivist Thought 

http://www.thepositiveencourager.global/john-deweys-approach-to-doing-positive-work/

Also Posted to the Technology Tab and Blog Tab




THE SCHOOL IN THE CLOUD

THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION. NEXT STEPS!

In this TEDx Talk, Professor Sugata Mitra presents what the future of learning will look like (2016).

Another learning revolution is now taking place.
Have you noticed?

Schools as we know them now are outdated.

Dr. Mitra's last study, "The Computer in the Wall Project", concluded that kids could learn complex things without adult intervention. TEDx gave Dr. Mitra, one million dollars to design his next project.

Do we need lecture halls anymore?

Do we need to memorize knowledge anymore, when everything we want or need to know is right on our phone?

The internet is now a non human intelligent entity that can answer our questions.

Take a look at this video to see how Dr. Mitra spent the money and developed his next research project called "The School in the Cloud.

Click here for the video:>> The School in the Cloud.

Click here for Dr. Mitra's thoughts on the future of University. >> The Future of University

Posted to the Technology tab of this Web / Blog April 28th, 2014.







Friday, 28 April 2017

THE BRAIN AND LEARNING

An outstanding TEDx Talk on the brain and learning.

How does short term memory work?
How can you improve long term memory?

How does the brain change chemically, physically and operate as an integrated network?
What are the effects of these 3  changes on learning?

Check out this video and find out the answers to the above questions.
Your brain will change in the process of watching this video.
Find out how!

Click here for the video: >> The Brain and Learning

Posted to the tech tab above April 28th. 2017.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

ETFO RESOURCE MANUAL  ......absolutely excellent!!


THE HEART AND ART  OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

PRACTICAL IDEAS AND RESOURCES FOR BEGINNING TEACHERS

This is an outstanding document for new or seasoned teachers. 
This is a must see!!!!
Written by ETFO members and teachers who wish to share their expertise.

Jeanne Gibbs, who developed the research based program called Tribes 
is referenced throughout the chapters too.  

One can see her influence in various chapters that talk about great strategies that develop an environment conducive to learning. 

TOPICS: 
- Community Circle Ideas
- Building Community
- Summer Post Cards
- Building an Environment Where You Can Take Risks 
- Inclusion
- Addressing Diversity
- Interest Surveys
- Energizers
- Cheers / Applauses / Appreciations
- Making Learning Fun
- Modeling
- How to Build Relationships
- Classroom Layout Ideas and Photos
- Positive Consequences!!! 
- Collaborative Learning 
- Marzano's 9 Strategies
- Inquiry Learning
- Mind Mapping /  Life Maps 
- Conflict Resolution with Class
- Reporting Tips
- Interview Tips
- Student Lead Conferences
- Portfolios
- Technology
- ePortfolios
- Field Trips Preparation
- OT TIPS for Supply Teaching

CLICK HERE to connect >>  The Heart and Art of Teaching

Also posted to the following Tabs above on April 11, 2017.
- Strategies 
- Classroom Management

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Monday, 10 April 2017

BRAIN HACKING

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA KEEPS YOU ON YOUR CELL PHONE

Neuroscience and Psychology

Unconscious Neural Engagement and Dopamine Response

Watch this 60 Minute Report with Anderson Cooper that was aired April, 2017.

Cell Phones and Social Media have you hooked.  Find Out Why!

An anxiety response to lack of stimulus.

Start a great discussion with your students, teachers and parents.


Click here to view the videos:  Cell Phones Have You Hooked

Click here for second video:     Social Media and Cell Phones

Click here for article three:     Cell Phones: The Drug of Choice

Posted to the Tech Tab April 2017.






Sunday, 9 April 2017

21st CENTURY LEARNING

Its not just authentic it's real!!


The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, 

but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.
                                                                      -Alvin Toffler -

What does learning look like today in Elementary School, High School, College or University?

Plus.........Whats happening in Robotics???

Check out the Robotics Competition at McMaster!!!

Watch Michael Fullan's 6 C's in action in this video clip.

1.  What are the 6 C's??  

    Click here to find out?  6 C's of Education in the 21st Century

2.  Watch McMaster University Engineering students and professors put the 6 C's into action.

    Click here for the article and scroll down to the video>> 21St Century Learning

Also posted to  the following Tabs above April 9th, 2017.
  
-- Technology Tab

-- Strategies for the New or Seasoned Teacher Tab




Tuesday, 4 April 2017

WHY DIGITAL LEARNING IS RESHAPING EDUCATION

Check out these articles on the Techedvocate Blog Site

THE TECHEDVOCATE BLOG
The Blog Site is found here. Click here: >> The Techedvocate Blog


Why Digital Learning is Reshaping Education
Click Here for the article >>  Digital Learning Is Reshaping Education


Why Learning To Code Is So Important for Children
Click Here for the article >> Why Learning To Code is so Important for Children 

Posted to the above 2 tabs April 4, 2017:  Blogs That Inspire Tab  and   Technology Tab