"Media-literacy education must deal with YouTube. Ninety-one percent of teens use YouTube. That’s 30 percent more than use Snapchat (61 percent), the next closest social media competitor, and even more than use tech we think of as ubiquitous, like Gmail (79 percent)."
"The philosophy underlying the trend towards integrated learning is as old as Plato and would surely get the thumbs-up from Leonardo da Vinci, who was a mathematician as well as a painter. A quote often attributed to him sums it up:"
"Study the science of art, study the art of science, develop your senses, learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.”
Whether you call it Competency Based Learning, Personalized Learning, Customized Learning or Learning Pathways, the concept is the same: provide students with a variety of ways to meet clear learning objectives and they will soar! At Inter-Lakes, we are working hard to provide every student with the opportunity to be successful.
Ask ten educators the definition of personalized learning and you will get ten different answers. The article below defines personalized learning and the process used by one very successful high school. Check it out.
Project Based Learning goes hand in hand with Competency Based Learning. Projects provide for student choice, independent learning, the ability to move when ready, and a chance to show proficiency in multiple ways. Check out this article about Project Based Learning.