Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. @jackiegerstein recently blogged about modeling the learning process for her students by trying something new - using littleBits!
“I advocate for the educator, as leader learner, to demonstrate the process of learning: To effectively do so, though, the educator needs to understand and be able to articulate and demonstrate the process of learning, him or herself. It is a mistaken assumption that educators know how to do so. The learning process can be made overt through recording and clearly articulating the steps, procedures, and/or strategies for doing so.” Read full blog post.
Jackie documented her learning by uploading her invention to littleBits.cc/invent with pictures and a description!
Moving Cat Toy Feeder: http://littlebits.cc/projects/moving-cat-toy-feeder
If you are using littleBits for the first time, I’d like to encourage you to try building and remixing an invention from a kit booklet or our website. Take pictures and notes as you proceed, round off the documentation with a video demonstration, and upload the whole kit and caboodle to littlebits.cc/invent !
Reply here with your thoughts, ideas, hurdles, and a link to your upload! We’re all teachers and learners - let’s do both together!