Monday, January 17, 2011

Educators twitter on what learning in the 21st century should look like

If you follow the #bced or #caned hashtags on twitter you might have seen a whole lot of interesting discussion lately. Educators are weighing in on their vision for learning in the 21st century...less ranking, more teaching. Intrinsic motivation, not extrinsic rewards.Click on the web links below for some more food for thought.

Here are a few interesting tweets:

Christopher Lister
discussing possibility of doing away with letter grades at our elem school. 21 Century Learning.
Joe Bower
Competition is for the strong. Public education is for everyone. See the problem?
What About Doing Away With Grades?

Chris Wejr
The Wejr Board - Questioning Awards and Grades

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