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Week 2: Social Learning Theories, Motivation and Teaching the 21st Century Learner

In looking at the various learning theories and students motivation, teaching the 21st century learner definitely has its challenges but there are also many benefits. With the current tools we have, a teacher can create a Blended learning experience for his or her students, using a constructivist approach, allowing for more student-specific pacing, allowing students to be the constructors of their own learning. 380 more words

What is a 21st Century Learner?

What is a 21st century learner? Equally important, what does a 21st century classroom look like? It’s important that students learn the same content they always have. 588 more words

Teaching Reading

Bring Back the One-Room School House!

Long below there was a Department of Education, there was the one-room school house. According to the book: Why School – Reclaiming Education for All of Us… 508 more words

Public Education

A Focus on Individuality in Learning.

What does it mean to be an individual? I think it really can be summed up as the components that make us who we are. And, it is very important to carefully define this term because it has such a massive impact on our lives — at school, at work, and even in our relationships. 529 more words

Public Education

A Learning Mid-Life Crisis

We have all heard the terrible stories of people who lose their jobs, and then lose all hope for the future — even commit suicide. Why would someone do that? 423 more words

Adult Education

35 Years Later 8/10

I remember chatting with my professor one day as I was sharing with future educators and she caught me off guard when she mentioned how little has changed since technology was introduced in the 80s. 193 more words