Grading students' digital productions: yes, but how?
As incentives for students to use digital tools and resources not only as sources of documentation but also, and more importantly, as media for production grow, so does the question of how to evaluate these productions. How do we assess the quality of blog posts written by students, for example? The University of Wisconsin provides some leads here.
The art of facilitation
Introducing such practices into training requires welcoming new ideas, unplanned situations and issues, moving beyond ready-made programs.
This tendency to seek and invest oneself in knowledge is spreading for self-starters in order to increase individual knowledge and agency. It is also growing for sociodidacts with the aim of increasing collective knowledge and agency.
Make students liquefy in the pleasure of learning.
To generate and maintain flow, the conditions are simple: have something to move, generate current, and as little resistance as possible. In the adventure of learning we navigate between two beacons: that of boredom and that of anxiety. Somewhere in between is the pleasure of learning, where a flow flows, where we invest ourselves, where we thrive.
The law of least effort in education
In short, the law of least optimal effort would also be the cure for anxiety, but only if you look beyond yourself and consider longer periods of time. There will undoubtedly be people who will say "Calm down a bit"... and you will answer them "It's much too difficult to do nothing!
Integrating educational technologies: changing automatisms... and teaching methods
Integrating new technologies, changing "educational algorithms" built and developed over decades, requires effort and perseverance, both in teachers and students. At a certain point, something clicks, but it is neither gradual nor predictable, but quite unavoidable, if one perseveres.