...When we stopped thinking in terms of physical and digital, what began to emerge were discussions that focused purely on learning, teaching, and space deisgn. Our roadmaps for individualized professional development emerged. http://www.ryanbretag.com/blog/?p=2263
Our discussions evolved to learning focused including the move away from “knowledge commons” to “learning commons”. http://www.ryanbretag.com/blog/?p=845
A subtle but important shift. It elevated the importance of space design regardless of physical or digital. The result being the IDEA. http://www.ryanbretag.com/blog/?p=2024
We also started to focus on formal and informal learning, blended learning, and edges. This allowed for a three tiered PD program to emerge.
This has and continues to serve us well but there remains a critical piece missing. The digital piece to the learning commons. For me, it is a critical gap and we’ve not been able to fill it with a social networking tool of any value. Yes, we’ve discussed Facebook but the discussions with students, teachers, parents and administrators always left us with no solid answer.
So, this is where I’ve seen it needing to go…
By Ryan Bretag http://www.ryanbretag.com/blog/?p=2432
Via David Truss