Howard Gardner: “Instrinsic motivation becomes essential” as we raise the “future stewards of the workplace and the wider world.” #FOL2012
JFC: From a knowledge economy to a learning economy toward a wisdom economy: deciding *how* to apply learning. #FOL2012
New metaphors for learning are evolving: organic, commons, social (JFC: collaboratories, “tribal” learning.) #FOL2012
Whereas structures for learning are perennial, context is changing rapidly. [JFC: hyper-global and hyper-local; no intermediaries.) #FOL2012
Just met faculty interested in how role of teachers changed by learning technology in developing countries. #FOL2012
Three strands at #FOL2012 this week: neuroscience and learning, technology trends for education, and globalization as context for outcomes.
The Guardian: Are open educational resources the key to global economic growth? - http://t.co/VTgVJ2Up
Chronicle: Credit-rating agencies issue warnings for colleges not “managed with close attention to future trends” - http://t.co/YLJ5BscU
Four barriers that MOOCs (massive open online courses) must overcome to tuild a sustainable model - http://t.co/VHuIGJyV
World Bank: Uruguay’s Plan Ceibal: The world’s most ambitious roll-out of ed. technologies? (1 laptop per student) - http://t.co/vqNc2Dfk
“Google has started a ‘mindfulness’ movement at the company to teach employees” to disconnect from their devices - http://t.co/rZJSnUZn
@wjdennen I thought Twenty Ten was replaced by Twenty Eleven. I stand corrected. Thank you.
UVA prof says online education is inferior b/c it’s not face-to-face. Sorry, false dichotomy. The future is blended. - http://t.co/QW4pJEEi
Eben Moglen: as gatekeepers (publishers, broadcasters, etc.) dissolve away, innovation grows. [Education is next.] - http://t.co/jSYXBD89
The Finch robot integrates with Snap to teach computer programming in 3 dimensions - http://t.co/x9GnGQLF
Snap/BYOB extends the Scratch programming language into a computer-science environment for HS/college students - http://t.co/dZrIlb9X
NYTimes: “The American retirement system simply defies human behavior. The coming crisis is a shared problem.” - http://t.co/JXFlWUrT
@KyleJudah It’s a flawed study, but it raises the important questions.
Chronicle: One-third of colleges are on financially ‘unsustainable’ path, Bain study finds (interactive website) - http://t.co/JYdditFH
Godin: We need librarians (info guides) more than ever. A library ought to be the local nerve center for information - http://t.co/HYj8q1aF
@walterbriggs That’s cool. Are any of those blogs public?
Science teacher got every single student to blog by doing it during class time to report on learning. Read a few. http://t.co/6959NBSx
For content strategy, develop for mobile first. Edit out bloated content intended for desktop use. One experience for all. #wcbos
How do you measure the credibility of a web experience? Go to the Stanford Web Credibilty Research program - http://t.co/i083c6yf
@moeizme I’m still in Metcalf eating. Near podium!
Global awareness does not mean simply learning about other cultures’ foods and holidays - http://t.co/nO9mVf2R
@moeizme Yes! About to go into Beyeler’s session. Lunch?
@graynotgrey See you at WC, Ed. I look forward to an update of the past year.
@TraceyHalvorsen Yes, please add information about all three. Thanks so much!
Atlantic: Finland’s education success is due to equity, teacher prestige, no private schools, only 1 standardized test. http://t.co/3KUSVJsk
The situation in Egypt is akin to a game of Calvinball — a game that has no rules - http://t.co/93thGj82