The Learning Renaissance

Just one in five children are ‘connected to nature’ says study | BBC News

There has been an increasing amount of research in recent years underlining the lack of contact and experience with nature among modern children. Some have argued that this is having … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

MindShift: Five Research-Driven Education Trends At Work in Classrooms

A provocative take on research trends in education… Educators are also teaching learning strategies, helping students find out the best ways to not just learn content, but how to learn. … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Learning Vortex (JLB)

One of the things I’ve been working on recently is a system for ensuring that schools develop the capacity to continuously improve their efforts for learners in a systematic way. … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

Bloom’s Taxonomy has been a touchstone for educational innovation for a couple of generations, with revisions to reflect new learning opportunities in the digital age. This is a useful digest: … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Games-Based Learning Manifesto – 10 Thoughts for Discussion

In education you might be able to get away with games based learning, but in the commercial sector it is usually better to stick with terms like learning simulations. ‘Serious … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Edudemic: 3 Tech Tools To Encourage Interactive Learning

3 Tech Tools To Encourage Interactive Learning.

October 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Putting ‘Reality’ into Augmented Reality | WIRED

Augmented reality software promises to let us see the world as the Terminator saw it: overlaid with digital information. Given that most of us aren’t cyborg assassins from the future, … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

School League Tables Widen to Eight Subjects | BBC News

“This gives schools a huge incentive to focus excessively on the small number of pupils around the five Cs borderline. This is unfair to pupils with the potential to move … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Project-Based Learning: Explained (YouTube)

The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common Craft, to create a short animated film that explains in clear language the essential elements of Project Based Learning … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment
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