Anyone who started working in the 60’s and 70’s never thought that their lives would be impacted by technology in a never ending pace. Fax machines, personal computers, internet for all, the first mobile phones, mp3, widescreen color tv, flat screens, digital photography and video, car computers, GPS, YouTube, Yahoo, Google, and so on. I’m sure you can name a lot more fantastic innovations you encountered in your life and made a change. At first these innovations came gradually and the impact on the daily job wasn’t transforming the way whole companies were organized.
A few decades from now how will teaching look like? How will schools be organized and what about learning materials? I strongly believe that if personalised learning is the future for K-12 schools publishers will go through an important transformation from one size fits all to offering solutions for teachers to tune the learning materials to the needs of their pupils. I wrote another article on that thought in this article Could this be the school of the future. Continue reading
I’m not talking about this building. Schools as we know them today will be visible only on foto’s and video’s in a museum in this new era. That century old concept will cease to exist. No longer will kids get crammed together in the same room for most of the day, harnessed by creativity-less curricula.
I never thought that day would actually come. It all started a year ago with mixed feelings about the way I took written notes and converting them into reports, action points, next appointments, etc. on my laptop in my office. It was actually spending more time than needed.
It’s that time of year again, exams are here. If that’s the case for you, let me give you 10 study tips you’ll never forget! Good luck.
When it comes to the Future of Learning three basic cornerstones are the principles of making it happen.
Imagine that learning is no longer a burden but an interesting, challenging, fun trip on brain island and suppose you get control over your own learning.
Wouldn’t that be great? Wouldn’t that show respect for the learner?