Instructional Media or “What’s an Overhead?”

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School Hierarchy vs Network Hierarchy

December 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

What gets communicated

This amazing little graphic that I ran across, published by PLearn on Flickr, really captures the two opposing environments. The question is, where do we fit in? What’s the learning environment that we create around us? How do we make the transition to the other? And how do we take others along with us?

Developing a Personal Learning Network is a revolutionary practice, but the next logical step, is to challenge one’s own colleagues to join in the transformation. And therein lies the biggest challenge.

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A 21st Century Education: Film Series

August 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

The film below is a must see for educators. We live in the 21st century. We teach in the 20th. How can we make the transition? Here are some ways to challenge our thinking about the need to move more quickly to change what is learned, what is taught, how we teach it.
The introduction to the film series “21st Century Education” can be viewed in its entirety here.

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