Jun 122012

Personal Learning: How Can Teachers Create a Learner Centered Environment?

Personal Learning: By Patrick Ledesma on June 11, 2012 Via Education Week

There could not be a more timely top relative to learning. 
All of the proven learning research points towards learing being learner centric.
Patrick Ledisma, in Education Week,  writes about the required cultural shift  to  a learner centered classroom environment to prepare students to meet the challenges and demands of a global economy.

Read the full article and my comments, below:

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12:57 PM on June 12, 2012Hi Patrick

Thanks for your article

The new learning paradigm is changing FROM one to many teaching TO personalized learning

The brain based, research proven learning research is copious and we must follow it.

Teacher facilitated, brain based, truly personalized, learning technology has been available since 2000 and has benefited ELL, special ed students and below grade, at risk students.

Trial and error based upon unproven technologies and unproven learning fads hoping things will somehow get better must stop

We know what we need to do and have the tools to make it happen. Now all we need to do is to educate ourselves on what is proven to work, change our behaviors and see positive results

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