Ecole 42 is one of the few schools in the world whose curriculum is entirely gamified. I was the one leading the gamification back in 2015, and you'll find here the report I wrote at the time. It contains the design decisions and the research that backs them up.
What does peer learning bring to the table? Dig into the different practices, their benefits, and what role they leave to the instructor.
Lorcan Blake, who leads an online bootcamp with an 80% completion rate, shares his approach. Get tips straight from the field!
Few tools can affect student experience like peer feedback does. Used well, it promotes agency and a growth mindset that’ll transform student outlook on learning - all within a supportive community. Here I’ll share practical steps to build a culture of feedback.
As a young mother in a relationship, switching to online learning was tough. No more daycare, no more face-to-face work, no more colleagues by my side. How to manage my time, my schedule, my fatigue? How could I motivate myself to work, maintain a stable study rhythm while fulfilling my role as a mother?
Teachers are here to stay. There’s a trend in our societies to make everything faster, more efficient, scalable. Somewhere in the process, teachers got a bad rep as being the bottleneck of education. To make education more accessible, the bottleneck ought to be removed.
Running a new program for the first time is always a humbling and insightful experience. Assumptions are challenged. Some things work well right from the start, and others don’t. If you pay attention to the feedback, you get many opportunities to iterate and improve on this first experience.
I have been twice a student within a pure peer learning model, and I have also worked with peer learning as an educator over different programs. I share here the lessons learnt and how I use peer learning in my practice.