"Brilliant right up until he said "education is...". I think a discussion of that question should be the point. Education is changing, but what should it be? Where should the emphasis be? Should a focus on "facts" be thrown out…"
Some big ideas around 21st century skills and teaching with technology. Originally created as a summary of the ASB Unplugged Conference in Mumbai, India 2010. Compiles thoughts from leaders in tech education and explores the big topics of…
One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from?
With Where Good Ideas Come From, Steven Johnson pairs the insight of his bestselling Everything Bad Is Good for You…
"Some great sound bytes....Facts are Free may become my new mantra. But.....there's more to it. We need to support the whole system in moving forward....we need to support teachers and students in reculturing themselves.…"
"Interesting Tom. I agree. Computers, smart phones, tablets, notebooks, and the like should be used the same way that we used pens, paper, rulers, protractors, encyclopedias, and dictionaries. Kids are growing up knowing technology so we should…"
Hello everyone! I have been in Special Education for more than 34 years.I am currently a retiree who has returned to the classroom and am teaching a high school Autism class. In all my time I have seen many things change, both as a teacher and as an administrator. But the one thing that hasn't changed is equal access to technology and other materials that are given to the general education classrooms. When it comes to deciding what to spend the budget on, we may start out with a "wishlist" but…See More
An interesting theme came up while I was interviewing a principal friend of mine. She was discussing how she has begun to feel defeated because of the new requirement our state has that all students will take the state assessments on line. She was saying that this will simply murder their school performance. Her student population is close to being 100% poverty, there is no parental support at all at home, and they only get computer time in school a couple times a week due to too few…See More
With the emergence of social media and emerging technology how do know what type of technology to use in the classroom. This group will provide a discussion area for best practices when using this type of technology in education.See More
"Hi everyone, my name is Narelle Kliendanze. I come from the North Coast of New South Wales and have been teaching in Inverell, north-west NSW for the past 13 years. My position is that of Visual Arts/Photography teacher at a Secondary…"