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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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Troublemaker [SLIDE]

Troublemaker

No one ever changed the world without first being labeled a ‘troublemaker.’

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Image credits: Gandhi 1944Martin Luther King Jr NYWTS 4

Quirky kids, Frisbee, and dead fish [SLIDES]

Three great slides from Bill Ferriter. More at the Great Quotes About Teaching and Learning Flickr pool and my Pinterest set of slides!

Today’s schools have been sterilized

Schoolshavebeensterilized 

Being good at school is like being good at Frisbee

Beinggoodatfrisbee 

Students are not dead fish waiting to be stuffed

Studentsarenotdeadfish

Technology is a given, not a debate [SLIDE]

Debate 

Technology is a given, not a debate.

 – Sanne Bloemarts

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Image credit: John Biehler

Inspiration doesn’t favor those who sit still [SLIDE]

I don’t usually post commercial ad slogans, but I liked this quote…

Daring

Inspiration doesn’t favor those who sit still, it dances with the daring.
 – Toyota

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Image credit: Oregon Jack

7 slides from John Spencer

I just added seven slides from John Spencer’s Flickr pool to my Pinterest set. Two of my very favorites are below. Check ‘em all out!

Learning is supposed to be messy

Learningissupposedtobemessy

Cyberbullying flowchart

Cyberbullyingflowchart

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