Tag Archives: Collaboration

Five years celebrating everyday heroes  

Celebrating five years of Daily Edventures  Five years ago, we started an incredible journey to showcase the stories of education heroes from all around the globe. Over the course of this journey, we’ve featured hundreds of accounts of innovation, struggle, … Continue reading

“The standard lecture format is not engaging to this generation of learners. We need to adapt our teaching styles to meet their needs. With the tools at their fingertips today, they can focus on becoming problem solvers with excellent means for expression and spreading their findings.” – Diane Evans, USA

Unlock the Power of Collaboration through Peer Coaching – Les Foltos, USA

“Our actions alone demonstrate that the world can be changed, bettered, influenced — that alone makes the role of an educator all that more important.” – Chris McGee, USA

“Many of us fight every day for school to be meaningful and not just something being done to students.” – Pernille Ripp, USA

“Project-based learning is one of the best ways to prepare students for the demands of life, citizenship, and work in today’s world.” – Sara Hallermann, USA

“Gifted kids, second language learners, children with special needs, and average kids can make great advances in academics, self-esteem, and confidence with a steady diet of music and the arts, because it involves so many different learning modalities.” – Jon Schwartz, USA

“We need to reform how lessons are delivered. Technology is a tool for integration, but without a change in the design of learning and daily lessons, nothing will change.” – Krissy Venosdale, USA

“It must be recognized that a real education is an experience and a process, not the summative end that can only be measured by a limited test. We must find ways to address, promote, and assess communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity.” – Michael Gorman, USA

“Autonomous, digital and collaborative learning have proved their worth in today’s educational context.” – Preesheila Bheem Singh Ujoodha, Mauritius

The best opportunity for innovation in education? “Empower schools and districts with the freedom to really innovate to find the best ways to teach and assess 21st century outcomes.” Ken Kay – USA

“When teachers are given the respect, proper tools and guidance, schools, pupils and communities will flourish.” – Switzerland

“Education needs to be more than about making a living, but about making a life.” – USA

Focus

Focus: Join the Partners in Learning Network and experience global collaboration!

Collaboration is often mentioned in interviews on this blog and discussions I have with educators throughout the year as one of the most important opportunities to further innovative education, inspire new practices and improve upon each other. Today, I want to … Continue reading

Let’s forget about innovation; problems are delicious – Switzerland

If ideas are the currency in academia, then Pierre Dillenbourg is a rich man indeed. If you search on his name, you will find his papers have over 1000 citations. Dillenbourg is recognized as one of the founders of Computer-Supported Collaborative … Continue reading

“Effective development of ICT in the classroom will be only possible if there is a real collaboration”

Pascal Faure is proud to have been part of a successful collaboration with the French education system. The results of this collaboration – an education portal – benefit students and teachers there every day. More than 200,000 students and 20,000 teachers … Continue reading

Using technology to communicate, collaborate and understand other cultures

Eva Brown is in her 33rd year of teaching, but she’s quick to point out that she’s still very much a student. Recognized as one of Microsoft Partners in Learning Canada’s Innovative Educators and recently certified as a Flat Classroom … Continue reading

Quality of Teachers Should be a Number-One Priority

Sometimes, inspiration comes from unexpected places. Colin Horak, an educator at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma, Washington, never expected to be a teacher, let alone win awards and lobby state government.

Beyond the Tools: Encouraging Self-determination

Kagan Kalinyazgan, CEO, Yuce Schools and Educational Software Creator, brings an engineer’s logical perspective to education. 

Learn from your students and don’t be afraid to fail

“I prefer the term ‘learning’ to ‘teaching’,” teacher and education advisor Pilar Cuello likes to say. As both a teacher and a life-long learner, Cuello has translated her love for learning to innovation in the classroom. Working with colleagues in Spain … Continue reading