January 14, 2012 | #domoreedu (Dell Edu Think Tank Event)
- Longer school days.
- Less holiday.
- More collaboration, not doubling up.
- More flexibility with when people day starts- time you have more suited to energy.
- Letting people move on with learning when they need to.
- Flexible timetabling of subjects, move on based on achievement not time.
- Engagement of Universities with secondary to ‘feed forward’.
- Involvement of business- take advantage of their resources such as space.
- Create periods of intensity in learning to increase efficiency.
- Intense, all week periods- focus for a long time on one subject for big learning wins. Unchunk the learning.
- Remove repetition from curricula, particularly between stages.
- Co-ordination between phases to ensure learners really being moved on.
- Fix problems and misconceptions before you move on to make sure you don’t revist over and over without ever moving on.
- Consistency of experience for learners. Consistency of language around learning and pedagogic tools- learners and teachers know where they are and can just get on with it.
- Capturing and documenting learning with technology. Pulling up old learning can trigger memories and prevent need for re-learning.
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