DISCUSSION: Some thought-provoking questions

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Learning2 is a professional development conference run by international school teachers for international school teachers. It is an “innovative, engaging and constantly evolving face-to-face conference with a focus on leveraging technology to support learning globally,” and it is considered to be one of the leading annual technology conferences held in over four continents.

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Their upcoming conference in Manilla (October 2015) titled: DISRUPT – RETHINK – CHANGE started with some interesting provocations which could be used just for school-wide professional development or just individually by educators to be reflective about their teaching thoughts and practices.

  • If you were starting a school from scratch, what are two things you would insist on?618eff90551e5e1132b0215bad560c92.jpg

  • In education… what would you die to keep and kill to change?

  • Have you seen Sir Ken Robinson’s “Do schools kill creativity TED Talk?”. Has anything changed since then?Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 3.08.33 pm

  • What traditional moulds are holding education back?Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 3.10.26 pm

  • How does the school experience need to change for students?Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 3.15.42 pm

  • What untapped power could schools have and how could they get it?

  • What is one idea that could create major change?Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 3.11.28 pm

  • What is one new system that could create change?

  • Who are the people that can create change and how do we get the best out of them?Screen Shot 2015-09-19 at 3.12.54 pm

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