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Maria Giudice on changemakers…

A great speech on changemakers here by Maria Giudice. People who can solve problems based on evolving circumstances. Changemakers. People who can see the patterns around them. Identify the problems in any situation. Figure out ways to solve the problems. Organise fluid teams. Lead collective action. Continually adapt as situations change. Designers are change makers. […]

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The importance of reflection

Tina Blythe is the Project Director for Project Zero’s online learning collaboration with the Independent Schools of Victoria. She is part of Project Zero’s online learning development team, developing, facilitating, and assessing Project Zero online professional development courses. She is also the Education Chair of Project Zero’s summer institute, “The Project Zero Classroom,” and Lecturer […]

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REPOST | Ten Top Ways Learners Hack Learning According to edX

By IBL News – August 7, 2019 IBL News | New York As instructional designers, do we really engineer massive courses with the users’ interests in mind? An edX instructional team took to social media to ask learners how we can make the most of their learning and studying experience. Responses suggested ten learning hacks:1. […]

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The new landscape for learning + people

At the end of the day we’re all using the same technology, we’re all playing in the same market, utilising the same media and the same marketing systems. Product and people are our competitive advantage and we need to focus on building and maintaining a people culture of growth mindsets that helps people progress their careers in alignment with the growth of our business.

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what does innovation mean in education?

Next Generation Learning [Next Generation Learning, Bill & Melinda Gates Learning Foundation]. In many high schools and colleges, instructional methods fail to engage students or help them understand core concepts, retain learned material, or apply their learning to real-life situations. Learning models are often inflexible and do not account for students’ diverse learning needs. Organizational […]

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Creativity is as important as literacy

Where’s the innovation in our education system? I had a question posed by one of my readers yesterday about innovation in education. She contends that our public schools have become “test factories powered by child labour where there is only one correct answer for each question”. Many parents I know have expressed frustration at our […]

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