Learning on the Blog

Learning on the Blog

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Education reform: We dona€™t need better, we need different Todaya€™s students are immersed in the digital age, but can our educational system keep up? Best-selling author Will Richardson's comprehensive collection of posts from his acclaimed blog, weblogg-ed.com, spells out the educational reform we must achieve. The booka€™s entries present a multifaceted vision of the 21st-century classroom and describe how a social media-changed world has created new opportunities for: Project-based learning Student-created media that develops critical thinking Extending learning beyond the classroom and school hours Cooperative and collaborative learning Student empowerment and career readinessTurns out my iPad Kindle app syncs up all of my highlights and notes to my Amazon account. Who knew? When I finally got to the page Ted pointed me to in my own account, the page that listed every highlight and every note that I had taken on my Kindle version of John Seely ... not find this earth shattering, but this is a pretty heady shift for me right now, one that is definitely disrupting my worldview.

Title:Learning on the Blog
Author:Will Richardson
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2011-08-16


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