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The Padagogy Wheel should be on the wall of every classroom - Matt Harris
In my experiences as an EdTech leader, I find that contemporary educators are passionate about using technology to extend and deepen learning. Most recognize the changing landscape of “the real world” and the modern pedagogies needed to prepare students for that world. However, more often than not, they find challenges in applying these new concepts with specific tools. With Allan Carrington’s Padagogy Wheel Model, teachers have an at-hand reference that ties apps to specific learning outcomes directly connected to modern pedagogies and theories. They can easily sit with the wheel during lesson planning time to find tools that will best aid their students or use it during class time to extend or deepen learning towards a specific 21st century skill or content area. This connection of theory, practice, and application makes the Padagogy Wheel an invaluable resource that should be on the wall of every classroom.
Matt Harris, Ed.D.
8th May 2015
ABOUT MATT: Currently, Matt serves as the Chair-elect of the Board of Directors for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). He will take over as Chair of the Board in 2016, becoming the first person to hold the post while living and working outside of the United States. Matt is an #EdTech Leader | Teacher | Mentor | Curator You can contact Matt at http://mattharrisedd.com | firstname.lastname@example.org or follow Mark on Twitter: twitter.com/mattharrisedd (@mattharrisedd)