SAT reading scores in 2016 were the lowest they've ever been. Most of us spend much more time with digital media than we did a decade ago. But today’s teens have come of age with smartphones in their pockets. Compared to teens a couple of decades ago, the way they interact with traditional media like books and movies is fundamentally different.
While textbooks have been said to be on their way, they are still a mainstay in higher education. The textbook has been declared dead many times over. Progressive educator John Dewey decried the “text-book fetish” back in the 1890s. Former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wished out loud for textbooks to become obsolete. Articles on the demise of textbooks regularly appear with each new school year.
This collaboration is about finding all the collaborations from around the world, that have a positive effect on their community. In the instructions section we can setup manuals how to start a local or global collaboration. Let us learn from one another.
Shoutout to the creators, the designers and artists of icons, graphics, pictures, gradients and every other wonder.
This project would not be possible without the talent of so many different creators.
Go and check them out. Get your dose of inspiration and see what you can create.
Images and photos:
Pixabay is my source for great images. Here is a list of artists.
Felix has made a fantastic app called Storyban. Check it out. The platform when it comes to stories of all kinds.
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Maria Tecla Artemisia Montessori (Italian pronunciation: [maˈriːa montesˈsɔːri]; August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. At an early age, Montessori broke gender barri…
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