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Dog-and-pony show [SLIDE]

Dog and pony

Dog-and-pony every day, please
(not just when someone visits)

Should students’ best learning experiences only be during formal observations?

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How many of our questions can Google and Siri answer? [SLIDE]

Google and Siri

How many of our questions can Google and Siri answer?

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Are they learning or just parroting? [SLIDE]

Parroting

Are they learning or just parroting?

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Image credit: Parrot’s portrait, Patrick Bouquet

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When students create content [SLIDE]

When students create content, it sticks in their head forever. Matt B. Gomez

When students create content, it sticks in their head forever.Matt B. Gomez

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Image credit: yes. create., Sarah Parrott

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Higher-level thinkers don’t just magically emerge from low-level thinking spaces [SLIDE]

Higher-level thinkers don’t just magically emerge from low-level thinking spaces

Higher-level thinkers don’t just magically emerge from low-level thinking spaces

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Image credit: When did you last see Bobo?, Matt

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Factory models undermine personalization [SLIDE]

Undermining personalization

The current factory model of schooling – with its time-based, bell-curved grading system – will undermine all of our efforts to personalize education. – Tom Vander Ark (from The Shift From Cohorts to Competency)

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Image credit: battered conveyor belt, sharyn morrow

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We’ve got no time, no time… [SLIDE]

We're so busy doing 20th century teaching, we don't have time to initiate 21st century learning.

We’ve got no time, no time… [note: this is more the fault of our systems than our teachers]

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Image credit: Classroom scene with teacher Ida Adams, City of Boston Archives

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What we permit, we promote [SLIDE]

What we permit, we promote.

A great reminder for school leaders: What we permit, we promote.

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Inspired by: A post from Spike Cook (@drspikecook)

Containers [SLIDE]

Containers

Grades, subjects, and time have been the containers in schools. The Web has no end.

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Quote: Dean Shareski
Image credit: Endless, ScypaxPictures

Nullifying the Web [SLIDE]

Nullification

When we deny children openness and connectedness, we nullify the power of the Web.

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Image credit: Interior of Cellblock 1

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