What's 'next' in our fast paced world ... minutes later becomes 'what's now' ... like most technology-connected innovations in education, it takes one person to 'champion' an innovation and run with it. But in the past, that more often than not happened in isolation. Teaching in the 90's was a pretty isolating profession ... teaching today is very different. One 'runner' has the potential to connect with 100's if not 1000's of like-minded colleagues ... amazing collaboration opportunities.
iTunes U is an amazing resource but requires a school-based 'champion' to take it on. Once it gains traction, staff and students will be 'running' together.
Ideas, a quick course and support for getting started with iTunes U were shared on educdemic.com in Dec. 2012:
Fred Z. Sitkins Elementary School Principal Boyne City, MI www.ipadpd.com
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