"If you look at the effect of social media on a generational level, you can see the shift in values and lifestyle. Gen Z (the generation of people living in Western or First World cultures, born from the late 1990s through the 2000s) are all about…"
"Thanks for your reply, Stephen. He's a great speaker, isn't he? So funny (a friend of his told me once that he's great friends with John Cleese, which makes sense, doesn't it?)! I heard him give an hour-long keynote recently, and…"
"Anne, you ask two questions. First, I learned about Ken Robinson by watching his TED Talk (http://bit.ly/2tkgtH) and was thrilled to learn of his views on education. They were similar in some respects to those that brought about the All New Public…"
"In light of your comment, Enrique, I think it's important to mention "social media" by no means means strictly social-network sites, though the definition can include them. Social media include wikis, blogs, virtual worlds, massively…"
"Jonassen (2008) has discouraged the perception of technologies as merely tools for the learners; instead he argues that meaningful learning could be achieved when these technologies are associated with the learners’ explorative quest of…"
Hi, all. Just read Sir Ken's The Element (think: being in one's element) mostly about how individuals have found and do find their passion, but also a lot about school. The last chapter, "Making the Grade," is all about what schools need to be in order to help children find their particular intelligence. I would love to hear everybody's reactions to his message are. They seem "spot on" to me (in keeping with the author's British origins).What Robinson doesn't talk/write about much is the role…See More
"Alex, last time I was in China (with my family), about a year ago, we couldn't even view our family travel blog or share it with some Kiwi educators we met in Xi'an, much less post to it. Has that situation improved?"
"Hi, I'm Anne Collier, editor of a 10-year-old news-site-cum-blog called NetFamilyNews.org. Peggy Sheehy tweeted about this site and, because I'm very interested in the future of education and feel that social technology and media are key…"
"The depth of your observations from last night is still resonating with me. I'm trying to think of another interview I've given where the questioner understood the material so well that he/she so regularly (and fluidly) went into new intellectual territory. I can't think of any. Pretty amazing. Thank you."
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