Develop a passion for learning. If you do you will never cease to grow. ~Anthony D’Angelo
“You can’t teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it.” Seymour Papert, MIT mathematician, educator, computer scientist.
From Designing Digitally, Inc.: http://www.designingdigitally.com/blog/2015/03/10-fascinating-quotes-about-online-learning#ixzz3YSZTKR2M
…Learning is not merely the acquisition of knowledge. It is the becoming of a person who inhabits the landscape with an identity whose dynamic construction reflects our trajectory through that landscape. This journey within and across practices shapes who we are.” ~ Etienne Wenger-Trayner, et al
Source: Etienne Wenger-Trayner, et al (2015). Learning in Landscapes of Practice. Routledge.
https://giftedmmiller.wikispaces.com/ (excellent podcasts on gifted learners, creative learners and Bertie Kingore)
Anderson, L., & Krathwohl, D. (2000) A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. Pearson.
This picture shared by a talented teacher in the online class I teach. We’ve been discussing plagiarism and copyright. This site by Colin Purrington also contains effective strategies for teachers, administrators, and college professors for teaching copyright and plagiarism.
Picture Source: Purrington, C.B. Preventing Plagiarism. Retrieved July 28, 2014 from http://colinpurrington.com/tips/academic/preventing-plagiarism
Learning has to be felt for it to be effective . . . It is this essential feeling level that is often either not recognized or ignored by teachers. Only when work is at an experiential feeling level can a change of understanding take place. ~Gavin Bolton, 1979
Quote Source: Asking Better Questions. Norah Morgan and Juliana Saxton. 2006, page 33.
As I continue on my trek though post-graduate higher ed., the amount of reading seems to exponentially increase in direct proportion to the amount of consulting projects I have to complete.
Here is an informative and engaging infographic that explains why our reading instruction would benefit from visual cues and curricular tie-ins:
To see the full infographic, with 12 additional reasons why our brains need visuals to process learning, click here
Special thanks to Mary White for sharing this infographic with me.
Learning then also shifts from being rigid and prescribed to more permeable and malleable as the learner embraces the uniqueness of who they are, what they are learning and why it is important the them in their particular situation of life
~Kroth, M., & Boverie, P. (2009).
Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning
4. Mistakes are an essential part of learning A recent study found that students performed better in school and felt more confident when they were told that failure was a normal part of learning, bolstering a growing body of research that suggests much of the same.