Monday, November 5, 2012

Thought Provoking, Discussion Starting Video - Connected Learning: Creative

http://vimeo.com/album/1970022/video/47547351

Here is a very powerful video from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub that is guaranteed to make you think hard about learning, teaching, and schooling.
  • we’re just now getting to the place in America where we realize it needs to be different everywhere, not just in some places
  • we have to completely overhaul how we think learning happens, where it happens, and what people are capable of
  • technology transformations show us the world is going to be different
  • they are going to have to be more nimble and more proficient with technology to communicate and to learn, or they’ll be a new form of illiterate
  • we no longer live in a world where you can only write and read text and you will be successful
  • we have to teach these new literacies and then let kids be creative in how they express themselves with these literacies
  • schools always have been about ‘the right answer’
  • now we care more about how kids find information, think about information, communicate information (Source:  http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/2012/11/5-videos-on-connected-learning-from-the-digital-media-and-learning-research-hub-videos.html#)



Connected Learning: 'CREATIVE' from DML Research Hub on Vimeo.