Crowdsourcing education

Could students learn from strangers or learn from lessons created by people who are not teachers? Could your next best lesson come from an outside source, someone with knowledge but not organisational authority, and delivered to the student via the web. If so, what would this mean to teachers and students? What would this mean for … More Crowdsourcing education

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