BLOG BITS - Tech Learning

BLOG BITS

Write this down: Labels like “digitalimmigrants” and “digital natives”—and the connotations that theycarry—do more harm than goodin conversations about changinglearning spaces.–Bill Ferriter
Author:
Publish date:

Write this down: Labels like “digital immigrants” and “digital natives”— and the connotations that they carry—do more harm than good in conversations about changing learning spaces.
–Bill Ferriter

The next time you find yourself afraid that the “overuse” of technology is a harbinger of the end of civilization as we know it, calm down. It is. But behind those screens you might very well be surprised to find people who pursue their passion in a way that makes them most productive.
—Lisa Nielsen

If we call an initiative by the name of the strategy, rather than the results we hope to see, will we actually achieve the end goal?
—Nancy White

Featured

Related

BLOG BITS

Here is this week’s MOOCmetaphor. MOOCs are like thepatronising uncle who has yet tohave a child of his own.– The Ed Techie

BLOG BITS

Imagine if students were asmotivated to do their schoolworkas they are to beat Halo 4.—Lisa Nielsen

BLOG BITS

“The ‘digital native’ is a generational metaphor. ... It’s the notion that there is a particular generation of people who are fundamentally unknowable and incomprehensible.”

BLOG BITS

A hustly-bustly learning space is abeautiful thing, but when I put myselfin the shoes of that student, I could tellit might become distracting at times.—Matt Ives

BLOG BITS

We must stop forcing students to power down when learning and taking assessments.

BLOG BITS

Because the 21st century worldis a much smaller place, ourstudents need to be able to “act”using their digital and mediaskills.—J Robinson

BLOG BITS

Learning from and collaboratingwith other educators is thefoundation of being a connectededucator.—Darren Cambridge

BLOG BITS

We should be designing ourinstruction and teaching ourstudents to use a wide selection ofdigital tools that best fits withintheir learning style.—Rob Miller

BLOG BITS

As a high school student reading articles about the benefits of modern school practices, I don’t understand why my high school can’t incorporate these practices into our system.