Teachers: What to Watch for in 2012
MindShift recently covered three major trends to look out for in the New Year. It’s a great post that nails one key trend that we think will surely transfer over to this year—Collaborative.
In the last year, the Web has completely transformed the way we’ve approached education. Mostly in progressive schools, social media has made a huge impact on the teacher/student relationship and, as the post states, they are “learning from each other in all sorts of ways”.
The coolest part about social media in the classroom is that it’s not only benefitted student-teacher communication in some ways, but it has also had a significant impact on student-student and teacher-teacher collaboration. Teachers can easily share experiences, best practices and more. Same goes for students.
Check out the other two key trends, according to MindShift—2. Tech-Powered and 3. Blended—here