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A new approach to contemporary documentation and learning What is learning? How do we look for, capture, reflect on, and share learning to foster meaningful and active engagement? A Guide to Documenting Learning helps educators answer these questions. Documenting learning is a process that makes thinking about learning processes visible, meaningful, shareable, and amplified. It facilitates student-driven learning, helping students reflect on and articulate their own learning processes. It also helps teachers reflect on their own learning and classroom practice. When teachers are co-creators with their students, both gain valuable insights that inform future learning and empower students as engaged learners. This unique how-to book • Explains the purposes and different types of documentation • Teaches different “LearningFlow” systems to help educators integrate documentation throughout ...

Documenting Challenge 21st Century Skills and the Now Literacies
Documenting Challenge: 21st Century Skills and the Now Literacies

I’m never sure what’s coming next, but I’m an open-minded person and I welcome any challenge.

—Sarah Polley
Focusing the Challenge

This chapter has a twofold purpose: (1) to provide a detailed vignette that conveys the documentation phases and learningflow routine steps; (2) to challenge you to take your own learning, or your students’ learning, and create a documenting opportunity.

Businesses are making it clear that employees, now more than ever, must display 21st century skills, known as soft skills, that aid in successful productivity. Buhl (2017) states that six essential soft skills needed are, “communication; teamwork and collaboration; problem solving; critical observations; and conflict resolution.”

It is imperative that ...

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