Thursday, March 24, 2016

Educational Resources & Tech Tools 03/25/2016

  • tags: student centered student-centered

    • A student-centered classroom allows students to be an integral part of the assessment development process.
    • A student-centered classroom focuses on finding solutions to real-world problems.
    • A student-centered classroom is not about what the teacher is doing or what the teacher has done; it's about what the students are doing and what the students can do in the future.
    • A student-centered classroom embraces the notion that there are multiple ways to accomplish an individual task.
    • A student-centered classroom firmly believes that there is a partnership and a strong level of trust between educators and students.
  • "Chrome Music Lab is a collection of experiments that let anyone, at any age, explore how music works. They're collaborations between musicians and coders, all built with the freely available Web Audio API."

    tags: coding music chrome google

  • Blended learning classes with a global competency component to them.

    tags: STEM STEAM

  • This article looks at a group of post-college students who used 21st century skills to win a global challenge to meet poverty head-on through early childhood education.

    tags: Edutopia 21st century skills 21stcenturylearning resilience grit

    • a key readiness factor: knowing how to learn.
    • If you believe in what you're doing," he adds, "working out your problems is the only option."
    • Resilience turns out to be another key readiness factor for tackling hard problems.
    • "There's no better trait for entrepreneurs," says Scobbie. "You need to get past failures quickly. Entrepreneurs fail fast and learn from mistakes." A sense of humor helped the team over rough spots. "You need to be with a team where the laughs outnumber the angry outbursts."

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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