Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

The Great Remake is Underway

May 25, 2018

This is a bold claim: " One of the biggest shifts in the history of education is underway across the country as rote memorization makes way for deeper learning, standardized tests are replaced by whole-student assessments, and lecture-style classrooms turn into collaborative hands-on learning spaces." Bold, but backed up with examples of funded projects "to support new learning opportunities that equip students with deep content knowledge and creative capacities, but also the skills and traits needed to thrive in a rapidly changing world." No links for any of them, sadly, but a diligent reader wielding the project titles and Google search could find enough background reading for a full weekend.

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