The most enduring kind of learning happens when you combine the influence of peer culture (...) when cultivating new interests, and linking that to a place where learning matter for young people.
“What’s the best way to improve teaching? Focus on learning. And the best way to increase learning? Move the focus off the teacher and onto the student” David Kolb, 1992
The motivation behind the image was to remind teachers that carefully thinking through just what we want our kids to know and be able to do is the FIRST step that we need to take when making choices about the role that technology plays in our teaching. Bill Ferriter
“In a personalized learning environment, learners have voice in how they prefer or need to acquire information, a choice in how they express what they know and how to engage with the content. When learners have ownership and take responsibility for their learning, they are more motivated to learn and more engaged in the learning process”. (pp 12-13) Bray, B. & McClaskey, K. (2015). Make learning personal. Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin
“Education is not and should not be devoted exclusively to the transmission of established knowledge. It should also dedicate itself to cultivating awareness of the human condition and to generating skill in understanding the nature and sources of knowledge” Bruner, J. (2012). What Psychology Should Study. International Journal of Educational Psychology, 1(1), 5-13.
“It is an important distinction for educators to know that they are not creating experts. They are creating learners who are capable of being self-directed and self-reflective” Steve Nordmark
In Bray, B. & McClaskey, K. (2017). How to personalize learning. A practical guide for getting started and going deeper. Londres: Corwin. (p.24)