Digitization

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Digitality: culture and foreign language education
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Fact checker
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Ethnographic cultural learning
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Digitization: New Territoritory 1979
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Plan D for digitization
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Corona Poetry
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Life under Corona as a complex task
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Digital distance learning with complex tasks

Fact checker

Fact checking is currently booming. This has less to do with a growing general interest in truth, on the contrary. Fact checking is an urgently needed corrective against the spread of lies, false truths and conspiracy theories. Questions about the reliability of news or information are a direct result of the all the opportunities for […]

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Ethnographic cultural learning

One of the most important abilities that school has to teach young people is the ability to orient and position themselves in new or different cultural environments. This applies to each individual social environment in one’s own life world as well as to other and foreign-language societies. This usually happens rather intuitively: One uses one’s […]

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Digitization: New Territoritory 1979

Recently I disposed of a Windows 95 PC, with 95 for 1995, an operating system that overcame the surface of DOS commands in the mid-1990s and visualized the complete usage. This is worth mentioning because the popularization of personal computers and the Internet use now goes back more than thirty years without any appropriate educational-political […]

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Plan D for digitization

The findings in studies on distance learning in Germany during the Covid19 lockdown period that are available so far are rather shocking: learning has often been unstructured, inefficient and in no way comparable to what is expected from orderly teaching processes in classrooms. Admittedly, empirical studies like the most recent one by the ifo Institute […]

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Corona Poetry

The organisation of classes and lessons amid the limited reopening of German schools between May and July 2020 posed quite a challenge. As students had considerably fewer lessons than usual, I took the opportunity to do an extracurricular mini Corona Poetry Project, together with seven particularly motivated grade 6 students (12 years old, at August Bebel […]

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Life under Corona as a complex task

The Corona virus has significantly changed our everyday life. Since 16 March 2020, regular classes as we know them no longer take place. Instead, the new directive was to make learning possible through various online options, which poses new challenges for teachers as well as students and their parents, and in a 5th grade in […]

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Digital distance learning with complex tasks

Learning at a distance requires a way of learning that does not rely on permanent pedagogical control, small-step instruction and control and constant reassurance. Instead, students must learn to organise their work and learning processes with a high degree of independence, activating all the abilities and competences available to them Distance learning with tasks However, […]

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