Imagine a school class with children fully engaged and immersed in working together to solve real-world issues. They are self-driven, collaborative, coming up with new ideas and throwing out the ones that don’t work. They think creatively and apply this across their entire life.

Sarah Weir, Essential education: future jobs must be taught with tech, raconteur.net, 04/09/2018

Overview

Module 1 – Learning How To Learn – 5 Courses

Module 2 – Teaching Techniques – 15 Courses

Module 3 – Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) – 5 Courses

Module 4 – Imagining Transformative Learning – 10 Courses

Module 5 – What Future For Education – 6 Courses

Diplomas19 Certificates 

Final Project I Built My Own Education

I built this concentration to immerse myself in the practices of learning and teaching so I could enrich the constuction of my MTA Portfolio and cultivate an open-minded outlook on the thriving experiences education can become…

To be a critical thinker starts with resisting the urge to be pleaser. Students are being taught an intellectual form of obedience so that, by the time they reach university, their idea of debate is often little more than second-guessing the instructor. When their answer is the same as mine, they believe they’re right – and they stop thinking just when they need to start.

Margaret Heffernan, Wilful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at our Peril, 2012:309-10