Top Three Educational Trends
ComputersComputer SoftwarePromethean BoardsClass Website/ BlogsOnline MediaRobotics
STEMScience, Technology, Engineering, and MathEcobots
Technology is transforming education, teachers creating relevant, engaging lessons, and personalized learning. Students using in meaningful ways to enhance learning. Many resources, example of robotics, Ecobots. STEM, dependent of technology, interdisciplinary approach targets applied knowledge. Preparing todays students for tomorrow. 2
Personalized LearningVideo Link: Flexible Classrooms
Student-CenteredLearningInquiry-Based LearningAuthentic AssessmentCollege & Career ReadinessModels:
Personalized learning put focus on student. 3
Academic Content & InstructionWeb Page: High School Redesign Initiative U.S. Ranking: 18th in Reading27th in Math21st in Science
Academic Skills:AnalysisEvaluationSynthesisCollaborationMetacognitionRisk Taking
Academic content and instruction changing in the U.S. U.S. ranking, reform teaching and learning.Preparing students for college and careers.Focus is Academic rigor and real world experience.Academic Skills in common core.LinkTrends- close the achievement gap, prepare all students for success, and international leader in education.4
Capraro, R. M., & Han, S. (2014). STEM: The Education Frontier to Meet 21st Century Challenges. Middle Grades Research Journal, 9(3), xv-xvii. Retrieved from http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.
Childress, S., & Benson, S. (2014). Personalized Learning for Every Student Every Day. Phi Delta Kappan, 95(8), 33-38. Retrieved from http://eds.b.ebscohost.com
Daniels, E., Pirayoff, R., & Bessant, S. (2013). Using Peer Observation and Collaboration to Improve Teaching Practices. Universal Journal Of Educational Research, 1(3), 268-274. Retrieved from http://eds.a.ebscohost.com and http://eric.ed.gov
U.S Department of Education. (2013). Fact Sheet: Redesigning America's High Schools. Retrieved from http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/fact-sheet-redesigning-americas-high-schools.
Morgan, D., Humphries, S.A., & Goette, T.B. (2006). Integrating Technology to Achieve a Measurable Level of Learning. Communications of the IIMA, Volume 6, Issue 2, Article 6. Retrieved from: https://scholar.google.com and http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu
Albemarle County Public Schools (2015, August). Flexible Classrooms: Providing the Learning Environment That Kids Need. Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/practice/flexible-classrooms-providing-learning-environment-kids-need.
OECD (2015), Reading performance (PISA) (indicator). doi: 10.1787/79913c69-enScience performance (PISA) (indicator). doi: 10.1787/91952204-enMathematics performance (PISA) (indicator). doi: 10.1787/04711c74-en (Accessed on 15 August 2015)