Presentation on theme: "The Future of Learning Harvard Graduate School of Education July 29 – August 1, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
The Future of Learning Harvard Graduate School of Education July 29 – August 1, 2013
Throughline #2 How might we rethink learning? How do we need to rethink the what, who and how of learning as a result of these changes or forces?
How might we re-think learning for the future? Maria’s thoughts
How might we re-think learning for the future? Theresa’s thoughts
How might we re-think learning for the future? FIVE MINDS disciplined synthesizing creative respectful ethical BIG UNDERSTANDINGS insight, action, ethics and opportunity “Relevant” learning BECOMING agents of learning knowledge producers global citizens self-reflective humans WHAT IS WORTH LEARNING ?
How might we re-think learning for the future? NETWORKS Connecting: people many sources real life adaptive ENABLING VS DISABLING ENVIRONMENTS HOW SHOULD WE LEARN? DIGITAL (or not) Nurturing: identity intimacy imagination HUMAN-centered Engaging: the embodied self emotion-cognition action-reflection others as human digital affordances CO-CONSTRUCTING THE COMMONS
Throughline #1 What do we know? What do we know about globalization, the digital revolution, and mind/brain research and their influence on learning and education?
Greg Dunn Mind / Brain Research and the Future of Learning The brain…this tremendous knot of cells when connected in a certain way gives rise to a strange sense of “I” that is able to ponder and learn things about its environment. It is an utter miracle, and is at the root of why we are conscious beings able to appreciate this world and all of its beauty. How can you not love it?