Welcome to the Getting Smart Podcast. Explore principles and processes of flexible learning and teaching. Artificial Intelligence (AI) will have more influence on the lives and livelihoods of young people over the next few decades than any other factor. In sixth grade, they often use a schedule that shortens core blocks to create a flexible block of time after lunch. These strengths of the online learning modes can rescue us from these hard times. Their responses fell into five main categories: 1. Psychological reasons such as less stressful and rushed were another benefits indicated by the students. Gaussian Processes for Flexible Robot Learning Christian Plagemann Dezember, 2008 Betreuer: Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard. Alexandria, VA, USA: ASCD. The flexibility extends to the use of time. Teams can reorganize that scheduled block in numerous ways to allow for different uses of the time. Online technologies are used to facilitate contact In particular, flexible learning provides learners with choices about where, when, and how learning occurs. ROBERT JOAN INTRODUCTION Educators in the 21st century realize that students entering the classroom today are much different from those who have come before. Dimitrova, M. T. (2007). Search. Please submit your name and email and you will be given a link to download our free Getting Ready Leadership Guide. The Impact of Physical Design on Student Outcomes (New Zealand, Department of Education). Keywords: Learning, Flexible Learning, New Learning Design, Classroom Processes, Quality Education. Use this list as a guide to set your learning goals for this topic. This definition recognises that students learn in many different ways in very different contexts. Our survey data shows that students working in the 6A space felt that their teachers knew what was going on in other classes, and the students were more likely to make connections between subjects than those not in a flexible learning environment. (2015, July). Define flexible learning in your context. Continued Progress: Promising Evidence on Personalized Learning. Traditionally, students are grouped together for a specific class at a specific time at the beginning of the year, and that grouping doesn’t change. Our challenges and opportunities are shared and it’s never been easier, or more important to make a difference. This post includes mentions of a Getting Smart partner. Students, with guidance from their teachers, identify what learning they want support in, and sign up for specific workshops to reinforce those skills during this block. Jacobs, H. H., & Alcock, M. (2017). There is an infinite number of possible learning environments, which is what makes teaching so interesting. This piece was originally published by Singapore American Schools. The new learning communities feature additional flexibility, creating spaces for groups of different sizes. Retrieved from https://www.education.govt.nz/assets/Documents/Primary-Secondary/Property/School-property-design/Flexible-learning-spaces/FLS-The-impact-of-physical-design-on-student-outcomes.pdf, [3] Pane, J., Steiner, E., Baird, M., & Hamilton, L. (2015). 2. Flexible Learning is a set of educational philosophies and systems, concerned with providing learners with increased choice, convenience, and personalisation to suit the learner. A teacher might also pull a group of students into a smaller breakout space to re-teach a concept or provide a lesson that extends the current concept for students who have already grasped it. [1] Jacobs, H. H., & Alcock, M. (2017). Teachers and students can still configure the space to work in an environment similar to a traditional classroom if that is what is best for teaching and learning. Flexible learning environments address how physical space is used, how students are grouped during learning and how time is used throughout teaching. Learning as memorising. The teachers feel a sense of collective responsibility for all students’ learning. Consider experiences you’ve had with learning something new, such as learning to tie your shoes or drive a car. The e-learning methods enable us to customize our procedures and processes based on the needs of the learners. But here we don’t just have four walls, we have a bunch of walls that can open and close, so we can make the space fit what we need, rather than the space dictating what we can do.”. Start studying Group 2- Principles of Teaching and Learning. Flexible learning spaces are attainable for existing . Flexible Learning is closely related to Blended Learning and Distributed Learning. Want to see it in action? Facilitated learning replaces rote memorization with critical thinking, comprehensive understanding, imaginative learning, and the appreciation for subtlety. Learning is storing information that can be reproduced. Defining and identifying a variety of learning resources We use the terms flexible learning environments, customized pathways, and competency-based progressions to frame our understanding of the elements necessary to create a personalized experience for children. Episodes cover a variety of education topics in K-12, HigherEd and lifelong learning. undergraduate statistics: Modelling performance in traditional and flexible learning environments. doi:10.7249/rr1365. Web 2.0 tools have been widely used by educators to enhance the learning experience of ESL learners. 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