There are no technology shortcuts in Good Education - article Kentaro Toyama
- Is this article balanced?
- What are the areas in which technology does not work?
Gravity - what goes up must come down!
Theory or style? Leadership style - the theory exlains and predicts a style. Leadership style is how you react in that environment, based on what you know. Often based on a leadership theory.
The theoretical foundation for teaching and learning applied within any learning environment underpins fundamental values, beliefs and priorities within the educational experience. It is through our own adoption of theoretical elements that we reveal our personal approach to practice.
Learning theory - a theory about changes in observable behaviour.
- how do changes become permanent?
- Is the change immediate?
- What role does experience play?
10 Theories from the Hat: (Check out the video)
Conditioning: Mind = black box, can't see in can only see the behaviour. Teaching has influence on the mind and changed behaviour.
(I still need to watch the video and add a summary of each theory.)
Connectionism or Law of effect:
Constructivisim: social development thery (a collection of theories)
Social Cognitive Theory:
Situated Learning / Cognition:
Community of Practice:
We employ a whole range of these in our classroom, even within each lesson.