Through our Alternate Worlds class, we have attempted to integrate technology into the class with both success and disappointment.
However, though technology provides a great resource for education, Like a future classroom our class embraces technology as a tool for education.
In literature, students will be asked what a story means to them.
Instead of taking tests, students will show learning through creative projects. You get out of their way.” —Nicholas Provenzano, educator in Michigan, United States There will be no physical campus.
We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators to share their ideas.
Basically, if you can ask Siri to answer a question, then you will not be evaluated on that. Students will be evaluated on critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.Through websites, blogs, and streaming online media, our class takes all forms except the traditional lecture style.Another way in which this class is an example of a future classroom is in the way we communicate.“Schools will be multidisciplinary, with a focus on social justice. I don’t think schools will exist in the same format, with desks and chairs.You have to change the world to change the classroom, and right now, the difference between the poor and rich districts is huge.” —Eduardo Godoy, educator in Sao Paulo, Brazil Will schools even exist in 2050? Instead, learning will incorporate virtual reality and multiple perspectives.Students still need to be assessed on whether or not they are keeping on task with readings, and so assignments and projects are still used like in traditional education settings.Persuasive Research Paper By; Karen Elzy Date: July 25, 2010 Course: COM 220 Teacher: Sherry Ann Smith Good Education vs.Students in our class make their own schedule to keep up in class and are bounded by a loose schedule.Students are given flexibility in where and when they want to work, which is different from traditional classrooms that meet on strict schedules.The role of teachers will be to guide students in the areas where they need guidance as innovators. “Instead, students will learn in traveling classrooms, and the real world will be their campus.Students will live together and use city libraries and city laboratories to complete a project. There’s already a model for this: Minerva Schools, a venture university.” —Hyuk Jang, educator in Busan, South Korea Students will learn that nothing is impossible.