The following post is an excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO Tom Daccord’s blog, Leading Innovations in Schools: From Someday to Monday.
An excerpt from EdTechTeacher CEO Tom Daccord’s recent article in the Summer 2020 edition of Intrepid magazine, on COVID-19 school closures and the opportunity for pedagogical innovation.
Each environment, be it a jungle or a classroom, values certain behaviors and skills over others. So what does the classroom environment that effectively teaches these skills look like? For many, the answer is a classroom built upon the principles of Project Based Learning.
Personalized learning creates a variety of challenges for teachers. Understanding the tools that can support the creation of a personalized path for each student is a key part of making it work. The article focuses on an often overlooked feature in Google forms that can help teachers do just that.
Part 2 of the Deeper Learning Series Written by Tom Driscoll (@TomDriscollEDU) and Dr. Mario Andrade (@mariojandrade) This is the second post in a new 4-part EdTechTeacher series focused on Deeper Learning. Most of the current research and classroom innovation around deeper learning point to a recurring, if not central theme: authenticity and real-world experience. […]
Part 1 of the Deeper Learning Series This is the first post in a new 4-part EdTechTeacher series focused on Deeper Learning. How might educators and school leaders design experiences that spark and sustain deeper student learning? As an unprecedented emphasis on deeper learning has developed across the nation, we are tackling this complex challenge […]
by Tom Driscoll A core element of personalized learning involves tailoring students’ path and pace to their specific needs and interests. This practice is often coupled with the overarching philosophy of mastery learning, sometimes referred to as competency-based education. One of the most effective ways to personalize the path and pace of student learning is […]
Innovation in education has accelerated, in large part, due to the tremendous changes in digital technologies. Each one of these innovations have, in various degrees, shifted teaching practices in schools across the nation. But as we navigate the current wave of emerging educational technology tools and practices, we need to discuss what the end result […]