Identifying how people learn across space, time, and contexts

January 1st, 2015 | RESEARCH

Today’s standardized testing methods are too narrow for measuring 21st-century learning that occurs across time and diverse social contexts, from formal to informal and embodied to virtual. This paper uses the concept of “connected learning” to illustrate what 21st-century education involves; it then describes research methods for documenting this learning.


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Jean Ryoo, Author, Exploratorium

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Research Brief | Research Products
Environment Type: Exhibitions | Informal | Formal Connections | Media and Technology | Public Programs