Tag Archives: learning

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The pleasures and challenges of online learning

The internet and world-wide-web have revolutionised so many aspects of society, it’s no wonder that they have changed how people learn. (It’s only surprising that it hasn’t changed more already.) Online learning has provided so many opportunities for people all over the world, that it has become extremely easy and often free to learn just […]

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Do as I do

Better late than never. I’d required my students to write a plan for the semester and keep a reflective journal on what they’re learning. It’s an experiment, this class: a chance for the students to get credit for self-directed learning. So they’re each learning something different, something they’re interested in. One is learning business models, […]

Learning 2.014

This week, hundreds of international school teachers are coming to Addis Ababa to learn, connect and grow as educators. The conference is called Learning 2.014, and it is the first time a Learning 2.0 conference has been held outside of Asia. Learning 2.0 conferences are not really “tech” conferences – they are about teaching and […]

21st Century Learning

Read enough about education, and you’ll quickly find a plethora of posts, posters, and more about “21st Century Education.” ICS is including this language in much of its guiding documents. The school’s mission statement includes the phrase. The Board of Governors includes a “statement of understanding” about 21st Century Learning. Our Head of School writes about […]