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Values of learning

Posted by jturner56 on May 4, 2012

This past weekend I was fortunate to attend the Apple Educational Leaders Summit in Geneva. While I could wax lyrical about the city, I also want to acknowledge the contribution that the summit made to my thinking about learning and it’s relationship to all things digital.

For a start my report to the school drew heavily on the Twitter hashtag #els12, which also provides a digital trace for those who wished to see what transpired.

The focus of the summit, Challenge Based Learning (for more see is strongly aligned to our school focus on using digital technologies to support authentic purpose (which in turn is a key International Baccalaureate trait). This points once again to the educational value of the question “what can you do with that?” (learning).

As we look for educational value beyond the answer: “pass a test”, using CBL, eportfolios and authentic curriculum-related projects all provide an avenue to link educational value with better futures.


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