Great to see this year’s Innovating Pedagogy 2016 report out. This report, which I co-author with others at The Open University, highlights ten trends that will impact education over the next decade. These include Design Thinking, Productive Failure, Formative Analytics and Translanguaging. The report also presents evidence to inform decisions about which pedagogies to adopt. The pedagogies range from ones already being tested in classrooms, such as learning through video games, to ideas for the future, like adapting blockchain technology for trading educational reputation.
This year, the report has been written in collaboration with the Learning Sciences Lab, National Institute of Education, Singapore.
The ten trends covered this year are:
- Learning through social media: Using social media to offer long-term learning opportunities
- Productive failure: Drawing on experience to gain deeper understanding
- Teachback: Learning by explaining what we have been taught
- Design thinking: Applying design methods in order to solve problems
- Learning from the crowd: Using the public as a source of knowledge and opinion
- Learning through video games: Making learning fun, interactive and stimulating
- Formative analytics: Developing analytics that help learners to reflect and improve
- Learning for the future: Preparing students for work and life in an unpredictable future
- Translanguaging: Enriching learning through the use of multiple languages
- Blockchain for learning: Storing, validating and trading educational reputation