Will Richardson, sums up 19 of his bold beliefs about education in exactly five minutes. His five minutes were not just inspiring, but a call to all educators to stop putting up road blocks and open up the classrooms and allow learning to become powerful and impact the world.
Sometimes as teachers, we forget that great learning is a journey. One way to avoid this by learning to use technology to teach effectively. Technology offers one way for educators to expand their learning.
Digital media is increasingly present in kids' formal and informal educational settings, becoming as common as pencils and notebooks were to their parents. Yet in many American classrooms and homes, these high-tech tools are severely limited or forbidden. Teachers and parents wonder: What are students doing with these technologies?
Welcome to this four part series devoted to bringing curriculum to the digital era. In this series of posts I want to walk you through ten practical steps I have found helpful in transforming lessons for the 21st Digital Classroom. Check out the blog and the series - well worth the read!