"What is the Best Way to Educate People?"
NGO Committee on Education, Learning, and Literacy,
a Substantive Committee body of CoNGO
(The Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations)
June 22, 2017


Joy and Curiosity

Joy a Subject Schools Lack

Student Agency

The Shift From Content To Purpose: A Continuum Of Choice

Maker Space, Innovation Space, Learning Commons etc

Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab?
What is: makerspace, hackerspace, Fab Lab, FabLearn?
Innovation Labs, Makerspaces, and Learning Commons examples
Designing New Learning Environments to Support 21st Century Skills

Project Based Learning

When Tech Meets Project Based Learning
An Introduction to Project Based Learning (Video)

Social Learning
Sugata Mitra: Kids Can Teach Themselves (2007 TED Talk)
You Do Not Think Alone

Metacognition, Learning Strategies, and the Brain

Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains
Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving
Learning How to Learn: Metacognition in Liberal Education
Vanderbuilt Center for Teaching Excellence: Metacognition
Exploring How Students Learn
Resources on Learning and the Brain
Learning Theories
How Do You Know When A Teaching Strategy Is Most Effective? John Hattie Has An Idea

Ignatian Pedagogy

Ignatian Pedagogy page on Online Learning Resource at Fordham wiki

Digital Citizenship

9 Digital Elements Fordham wiki
Video from Faculty Technology Day 2017 will be posted here
Graphic Recording of Digital Citizenship keynote at FTD 2017


Wikipedia for Educators page of the Faculty EdTech PD Fordham wiki
Wiki Edu Foundation
NYC Wikimedia group

MOOCs, Online Learning, Blended Learning, Flipped Learning, Open Learning

How are people globally benefiting from online learning? #Infographic Insights from Coursera's 2017 Survey
Online Learning at Fordham Resource wiki
Kristen's page on MOOCs and Free Online Courses
Tech Trends in Education Fordham wiki: MOOCs page

Individual Talk: Surviving the MOOC Trenches: Confessions of an Extreme Learner

Jesuit @ the Margins
What it Means to Design and Teach Courses for University Students who are Refugees
Expert to Speak on Online Education for Refuges
Jesuit Worldwide Learning: Higher Education at the Margins

Intergenerational Programs

The Benefits of Intergenerational Programs
The role played by grandparents in family support and learning: considerations for mainstream and special schools


We Are Each Other's Best Teachers
Transform Your Teaching: Use Twitter to Develop a Personal Learning Network (PLN)

History & Future of Higher Education

History & Future of Higher Education at Fordham wiki
50,000 Strong to Change Higher Ed
About the #HASTAC #FutureEd Initiative

Tech Trends/Emerging Technology

Tech Trends at Fordham wiki

Additional Topics and Articles of Interest

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology
Why We Should Care About The Education Of Other People’s Children
Conceptualizing the emerging field of smart learning environments

Evidence Based Learning and Learning Environments

How People Learn: An Evidence-Based Approach
The Psychology of Learning Environments
Why teen brains need later school start time

Standardized Testing

Why Standardized Tests Don't Measure Educational Quality
Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

Additional Resources

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Kristen's Content & Curation site, including the Education Disruption Flipboard
Some of Kristen's Tumblr posts: The World Wide Web, AR, VR, and MR | Meet-up: Gurteen Knowledge Management NYC