Researchers and educators are currently advocating the concept of “holistic” education, but will that really work for all the categories of learners?
Many teachers have also started implementing differentiated instruction in their classrooms to make learning more inclusive, but will that prolong without constant evaluation of the process?
I believe it cannot, unless we overcome or be mindful of these differences:
Wait! I am not talking about differences in opinions here. That is a discussion for another day. ;) Although, as Carter B. Good suggests, individual differences are differences that in totality distinguish one learner from another. …
When (almost) anything goes wrong, shut it off and turn it on—be it your mobile, your laptop, or even yourself—it always works!
When was the last time you took a break, not inadvertently, but intentionally? I mean, when was the last time you added “break” into your to-do list? Never, I assume.
There is a lot of hype around critical thinking today; every one is thriving to possess or explore this 21st century essential.
Every teacher is trying to curate their instruction and assessment in a way that could allow the critical thinking of their students to nurture. Every learning designer is trying to design modules that help end users ameliorate the way they think. Every business wants their employees to stay informed, yet think critically.
Curriculum designers constantly ask themselves these questions while developing a curriculum:
However, curriculum designers need to squeeze themselves out of this monotonous thoughts and really bother asking the questions that are of actual worth and might induce a pain of change:
Design thinking in the world of business and product development already has a growth mindset attitude that provides a privilege to the designers and clients to question the status quo. In the case of education, questioning something was–and still is–considered to raise many eyebrows.
Designing in Education is an extension of personal knowledge. If you have an idea, it is your personal knowledge, but if you are given an opportunity to extend the same idea to solve a working problem, that is design thinking!
Many educators are still not aware of the fact that design thinking has reached the classrooms…
BL surely does involve computers, internet, learners’ devices and cutting-edge technologies, but it doesn’t stop there, but it is just the beginning. As introduced in the blog, BL is what its name suggests- ‘blending’…
Educator + Designer + Learner + (Over)Thinker