3 reasons why a teacher-less classroom is not likely to happen

1 The teacher is key

Even if future learning will become more and more data driven, the teacher is the human footprint in the learning process. He is the counselor, the tower of strength, the one to trust, the crucial human interface. Being an ex-teacher and ex-principal I know that machine learning alone will not deliver the best outcome. Motivation is indispensable and besides the game mechanics in the learning platform of the future the teacher is no matter what key in the learning processes.

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Learning styles: which way to go?

Many people think that learning styles are a myth. Actually the word ‘styles’ is being misused here. I believe that in my many years of experience as a teacher, school leader, educational coach, publisher, content architect and e-learning specialist, ways of learning do have reasons to exist. Those who oppose think that learners are confined to just one way of learning for all subjects and for the rest of their lives. That exacly is the myth since you learn using a mix of ways of learning. As a learner, no matter what age, you have preferences. That’s it.

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