Teacher Development Model at Unesco Mobile Learning Week
Lucy Haagen presented a model for teacher training at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week in Paris, France that promoted the idea of a "Simultaneous Model".
"I don't like the idea of training teachers," said Mrs Haagen. "You train dogs and horses, not people", she continued, calling for a model that understands how adults learn, one that accepts constraints, harness the possibilities of co-teaching and possessing the capability of adapting and organizing content.
Drawing from experiences in leading Mobile Learning projects in Vietnam, the US, Tunisia, Oman and the M-Ubuntu project in South Africa, Mrs Haagen proposed a teacher development model where Mobile Devices can facilitate powerful “J [ ... ]