Daily Bookmarks 12/21/2007

YouTube – A Vision of K-12 Students Today

A synthesis of information from several videos, including Michael Wesch’s “Vision of Students Today” and Karl Fisch’s “Did You Know.” The style is similar to Wesch’s video, where students hold up signs with text. This isn’t so much new or innovative as a great example of a remix of content for a specific audience, focusing more on K-12 teachers.

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills – Framework for 21st Century Learning

Framework for digital skills, broken into 4 areas
* Core subjects & 21st century themes
* Learning and Innovation Skills
* Information, Media, & Technology Skills
* Life and Career Skills

21st Century Skills

enGauge framework for 21st century digital literacy skills

Half an Hour: Free Learning and Control Learning: On the So-Called Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching

Text from Downes’ presentation critiquing the Kirschner, Sweller, and Clark article. Downes goes through a number of Kirschner et al’s arguments, showing the internal inconsistency, lapses of logic, and lack of evidence. Citations included.

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