NATIONAL, charted by the Learning Counsel.
This group includes educational leaders who have pledged to transformative relevance by co-opting the best of digital learning technologies, organizing people and resources for a student-centric and highly personalized experience, and to most importantly, leverage of human empathy to the best advantage for learners. From the official Pact:
"We are EduJedi.
The 5 R’s are our additional reasons for making this Pact include giving our schools and teachers a chance to:
❖Reset. Computing device deployments and random software usage is insufficient to realize the
efficiency and greater service that can be unleashed because of tech reliance.
❖Retool. Take practical steps for individual teachers and adm
This group is for questions and general discussion about "The Consumerization of Learning" book written by Knowstory founder and CEO of Learning Counsel, LeiLani Cauthen, with forward by David Kafitz, Ed.D.
How do we help everyone understand the basics of analytics at both the learning and the institutional level to empower change?
This learning group pays attention to increasing the knowledge of all members and the entire Education sector on the disciplines of data management, data science, and analytics. Implications for learning are discussed as well as those that allow for deep personalization and student learning prediction. Outcome: a mood test of what’s hot or new, and hopefully the first year a good “primer” on this topic area for K12 for re-publishing, and leadership. The leadership outcomes are to provide an update in a comment blog, questions for an annual Survey, and suggestions for work the following year.
How do we know any learning is going on inside these games or game-like systems? This learning group pays attention to the dynamics of gaming in learning, especially outcomes and technical frameworks with metrics. Aspects of discovery learning, types of gaming, and managing gaming as learning, are part of the discussions. The intention of this group is to discuss how to think and implement gaming within a greater curriculum map. The outcome annually is a mood test of what’s hot or new, an idea bucket of learning gaming for re-publishing, and leadership. The leadership outcomes are to provide an update in a comment blog, questions for an annual Survey, and suggestions for work the following year.
This non-profit group is collecting Board Members and interested parties in the creation of commercial trading codes similar to the UPC bar codes, but built for fast descriptor cataloguing of learning objects that can be registered by anyone, on a commercial-grade software hub that will be able to transact in the millions-per-minute for all curriculum management in institutions or by consumers.
How do you build a secure “digital house” and secure physical environment? This learning group pays attention to security and networking topics, both as infrastructure and issues of software development effecting that infrastructure, sites and course-ware schools use. The intention of this group is to relate the burden of advanced use of digital curriculum of all kinds into the physical environment. The discussions should include where physical security intersects with digital. The Learning Counsel will help highlight discussion and concerns by the group, new developments, and best practices.
What is a good User Experience for teachers, students, parents, administrators?This learning group pays attention to user experience at the teacher and student levels, as well as to new classroom models because of more screen learning and digital interactions that alter group dynamics. The intention of this group is to discuss how things are designed, the software structures, systems, curriculum maps, new frameworks, and professional practices around that. The outcome annually is a mood test of what’s hot or new, an idea bucket of practices in designing instruction for re-publishing, and leadership.
Learning Counsel is a news media and events company that has supported the creation of Knowstory. It is unique in that it is a deep-dive into the dynamics of Ed-Tech change and what is going on inside software to transform learning environments. This Discussion Group will highlight what happens at the events, new research, and media news anyone in the group wants to share.