From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines

I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now. I have used these routines with students, as  blogging routines and in professional…

Source: langwitches.org

A really wonderful representation of what being digital in this era is all about – learning in the digital era, is more of a contribution rather than a passive absorption of online information. 

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Using Bloom’s Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 Strategies For Teaching

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy In The 21st Century: 4 Strategies For Teaching

Source: www.teachthought.com

Quite an interesting insight which has made me ponder on some questions. In Malta we are trying to achieve much with a new learning outcomes framework that we are implementing in schools. My worries would be – are we trying to be quite ambitious in that? As a country I feel that we are too preoccupied with curricula, assessment, instructions, and standards and data. How can we hope to achieve a ‘real’ 21st century education that is focused more on continuous connectivity, communication, and active role taking if we don’t focus enough on changing mentalities and our perception of the ‘culture of learning’? 

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