When will we reach a point where we will discuss Education, teaching and learning without having to debate technology?
It will be like going from Reading, Riting, and Rithmatic to Communicating, Collaborating, and Creation.
These twitter chats and even blog posts are not the deep discussions needed for us to make all the right decisions in education, or even our personal lives.
Yes, good teachers can teach without technology, but to what end, if the student will need to master technology to compete, or even exist in a technology-driven environment?
Does the hiring process of teachers and administrators call for a proven demonstration of digital literacy?
Why do educators, who are set in their ways, and unwilling to open up to a different perspective, engage in chats?
I knew then that I was going to be thought of as an out of the box thinker, or an idiot by the end of this session.
That Award winning educator found herself in an auditorium of connected educators and made claim to not being a techie.
Too often connected educators are the worst advocates of connectedness because of their enthusiasm for what, and how they are learning.