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Top Three Educational Trends

Educational Trends

Kimberly BarreraUMUC




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:

Blended LearningiCaniZone

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

Childress, S., & Benson, S. (2014). Personalized Learning for Every Student Every Day. Phi Delta Kappan, 95(8), 33-38. Retrieved from

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 and

U.S Department of Education. (2013). Fact Sheet: Redesigning America's High Schools. Retrieved from

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: and

Albemarle County Public Schools (2015, August). Flexible Classrooms: Providing the Learning Environment That Kids Need. Retrieved from

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)