"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.…"
Maya Angelou was right; "people will never forget how you made them feel".When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And reading it gave you an instant reaction. You might have felt angry, or frustrated, or thought to your self, “What a cheek”. You might even have laughed out loud. When did that last happened to you?It’s only wordsHow can written words evoke feelings…See More
"At the school level, I think teachers need to set the agenda for PD. Most often it is district mandated or admin-selected. If teachers could choose the content, or arrange for different options, I think that would really help invest…"
"Your words "any chance to interact with more experienced teachers" are very relevant, I think, to all levels of education and professional development. Self-selected and self-driven are important too, but sometimes we need the…"
"Sara- I have taught in a younger preschool classroom and used a more emergent, self-directed approach to handwriting. We used some of the HWT materials but never worked straight from the curriculum.
I am, however, very well versed in using…"