- We kicked off with Question 1, all was going well.....
- Replies came in, thick and fast.... here's a few different views....
- — Neil Cross (@TheOtherDrX)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:05:28
- — James Youdale (@james_youdale)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:05:41A1 Teachers more important than ever - now curators/facilitators of critical thinking. Information everywhere, how much is useful? #lthechat
- — Santanu Vasant (@santanuvasant)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:08:03
- — Mike Welker (@OHMWelker)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:07:53
- — Simon Rae (@simonrae)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:08:23A1 #LTHEchat These days unfortunately you have to include politicians & administrators in the list of gatekeepers to truth&knowledge&facts 😕 https://twitter.com/lthechat/status/872529847498813440 …
- — Martin Rich (@MartinRich106)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:08:44A1 #lthechat I see teachers/educators more as knowledge navigators & guides than gatekeepers: increasingly so in a world of free knowledge
- — LTHE Tweetchat (@LTHEchat)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:11:53
- We asked Question 2.... still going well...
- — Chris Owen (@chrisowen1711)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:18:03#lthechat A2 first level of Blooms Taxonomy - Remember - recall facts and basic concepts - is this a redundant notion in the internet age?
- — Jenny Lewin-Jones (@JennyLewinJones)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:18:20
- — Kerry Pinny (@KerryPinny)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:18:34A2: because "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela #LTHEchat https://twitter.com/LTHEchat/status/872532363510599681 …
- — Phyllis Brodsky (@pebrodsky)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:18:19A2 Knowing as foundational substance from which to leap, grow, explore #LTHEchat Sorry, I'm signing in late from U of Arizona in Tucson
- — Chelsie Metcalf (@cs_metcalf)Wed, Jun 07 2017 19:19:31@LTHEchat A2: I'm a student forever - I always value what someone else can teach me. Also a teacher - I have to share my research and knowledge!
LTHEchat no.86 teaching, learning and assessment now the floodgates are open
Before printed books, the teacher was necessarily the fount of formal knowledge. Print, and then libraries, could have shifted the teacher from fount to gatekeeper, from the source of knowledge to the determiner of what was valid knowledge.