What will the classroom and curriculum of the future look like?

One educator highlights future classrooms and curriculum during ISTE 2014

classroom-curriculumIt’s an interesting question: What will something look like or be able to do 5, 10, or 20 years down the road? Classrooms and curriculum are no different. With education stakeholders calling for reform and a stronger focus on measuring 21st-century skills, classrooms and curriculum must change.

During an ISTE 2014 session, Douglas Kiang, a computer science educator in Hawaii and instructor for EdTechTeacher, sought to identify some of education’s future hallmarks, which, he said, are starting to appear in classrooms today.

One of the most important things to remember is that today’s kids “are part of the Maker generation, the do-it-yourself (DIY) generation, and this is really driving informal learning,” Kiang said.…Read More

The Classroom of 2024: Four future hallmarks

What does the future hold for classrooms? How can 10 years impact education?

classroom-futureTen years may not seem like much, but it’s enough time for transformation, according to education experts who see the future of education becoming more collaborative and less restrictive.

Nearly every part of education will have to change in order to accommodate the kind of learning that educators discuss today—from professional development and physical learning spaces to availability of and support for technology.

But it’s possible with the right vision and plan.…Read More