Can technology change teacher practice?

I asked my colleague John Connell if he would consider writing a post in response to the question “can technology change teacher practice?” I  had the opportunity to visit Scotland in 2010 and caught up with John and his colleagues to talk about how systems can build teacher capacity supported by technology.  John writes a thought provoking blog drawing … More Can technology change teacher practice?

Digital Media

My thanks to Mike O’Brien from Cisco for the link to an upcoming PBS documentary – Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st century. PBS will screen the documentary this Sunday in the US but there are some excellent extended interviews with Dr Nichole Pinkard on re-defining student literacy and Dr John Seely Brown on … More Digital Media

Food for thought

The Curriculum Corporation  has published the vodcasts from its 2008 conference held in Melbourne.   There is a broad spectrum of influential speakers such as Stephen Heppell, Chris Wardlaw (former Deputy Secretary for Education in HK) and Michael Stevenson (VP Cisco Global Education) who introduced Education 3.0. One of the most thought-provoking keynotes was from Valerie Hannon of the … More Food for thought