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Don’t Lecture Me

From National Public Radio (NPR) about rethinking the way college students learn. College students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn. And experts say students need to learn better because the 21st century economy demands more well-educated workers.

http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/tomorrows-college/lectures/

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From their perspective, 21st-century students are likely to throw caution to the wind and sail straight ahead without second-guessing a device, service, site, or an app.  Although this substantial blog entry addresses secondary school librarians, it has some important insights that help us find common cause with today’s linked and connected students and their growing expertise in using technology and social media. 

http://whatworks.wholechildeducation.org/blog/learning-and-the-jungonauts/

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