Data Use, Technology, and Educational Leadership
Love these thoughts on the bigger picture of things we can teach kids. I recently submitted a grant to study how tech/data might be used to inform educators’ decisions on these matters, but it wasn’t funded. They only funded 5-10% of the apps. If anyone out there has some other recommended grant sources, speak up!
Many have attempted to identify the skills important for a learner today in this era of the 21st century (I know it is an overused phrase). I have an affinity towards the skills identified by Tony Wagner:
Today I viewed a slideshow created by Gallup entitled, The Economics of Human Development: The Path to Winning Again in Education.
Here are some slides from this presentation.
This presentation sparked my thinking about what other skills and attributes would serve the learners (of all ages) in this era of learning. Some other ones that I believe important based on what I hear at conferences, read via blogs and other social networks include:
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