"Yes, it is still disturbing to hear from some people that they feel discriminated against by some teachers. I got both my degrees in online education and I heard over and over how people of color felt more accepted in online classes because people…"
"I think learning per se has not changed - we still need to engage cognition and affect, we still need to help students find an intrinsic motivation to learn. But what has radically changed (or SHOULD change) are the contents of education, and how we…"
I am Epiphane from Benin, in West Africa. I am an EFL teacher and would like to learn more on Web2.0 and education. Certainly you'll point to me Future of Education cause there have been some series on this topic but you know what…"
"Found one more cool resource, in fact two for creating and sharing Flash cards.
They are www.mobl21.com and http://cramberry.net/?home=1
Mobl21 promises a lot more as you can not only create flash cards and quizzes but also publish them for your…"
"Web 2.0 and Technology has changed the way Learning is the imparted and imbibed. And Social Media has added the feature of sharing and interoperability in the domain of education. I agree with what one of my colleagues said ' Mobile learning is…"
"Hi Nellie - it's a condensation of lots of area's (wider than the educational domain). It's based on the fundamental question: why are we educating students? Two key answers to that are: for economic success; and to enhance the…"
"A big thank you to all of you who contributed to this discussion. As a part of the annual ITK conference, my colleagues and I presented you views on learning and teaching in the digital age. We made a 10 min video in Second Life where we had a…"
I followed your link on M.J. It sounds great, but do you know any available applications created by M.Jacobson which we can use. Looks like it is a time consuming and a laborous process of creating 3D learning"
"I've been thinking about this one and have decided to move to the yes and no camp as I realized that with the advent of brain wave technologies we are on the edge of being able to help people keep their focus when up against a learning curve…"
Has learning changed? Well we've had a yes and a no reply. I'll take the middle ground and say yes and no.
Most of the fundamental learning and teaching skills are still as important today as they were years ago. What's…"
"Thank you for your comments. English is definately more difficult than Finnish for a child with dyslexia. In Finland for some reason English teachers don't teach phonics. Children are supposed to memorize spelling. My daughter is not a visual…"
"Before we talk about the digital age we should try and find out why is there such a high illiteracy level in the world. I believe that the high rate is because we have not accepted the fact that the problem is with the English language and not the…"
"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."
"Steve is one of the most influential yet understated individuals in the world of Education. He gives thought leaders a widely attended global platform to voice their ideas to transform Education, and he does so with tremendous respect and intelligence."
"Steve conducted the most in-depth interview I've ever been through and I enjoyed it to boot!"
"Steve is the Oprah of education."
-Monika Hardy's Students
"The nicest guy in ed tech."
"Steve is a national treasure."
"Steve Hargadon is one of the most important change-makers of our time!"