"AH! You hit the nail on the head. Diversity is appreciated by positive people and seen as a threat by negative people. Now when I say negative I mean these people are usually not well educated and usually do not make much income. It is easy to be…"
"We occasionally ask ourselves: what should we be doing with regard to Teaching and Learning in the 21st Century.
Here's one approach:
The Singularity University teaches the adoption of innovation via exponential technologies: article in…"
"People here obviously embrace this. I've been using a classroom website for years and now teach this in online college courses for teachers. The problem we face is administrators who aren't willing to take the next step into new-millennium…"
"Yes, of course, online learning is the best and most convenient way of learning. I have seen that learning through internet is very easy and it provides you the opportunity of self-paced learning.
In today's world of information technology,…"
"Whether Education is the last to change depends on what you mean by Education. By the late 1980's K-12 education was alive and flourishing especially those with special needs. Email pen pals and interschool projects were all done by text. The…"
"Absolutely! Online education is another way of learning. If we use online learning in a f2f classroom in a blended fashion, we can extend the learning of students. Learning online is a viable method for learners of all ages.We are living in a global…"
"Education is always the last big part of society to accept real change. Folks may talk and dream up wonderful ideas, but innovation in the classroom is a hard sell for more reasons than there are fish in the sea (especially today with that giant…"
The possibilities are endless! I am just starting class blogs with my students...I can only hope that the energy that I am finding on my own Ning networks is the same for my students on our class blogs.
I realize that educators need to work across boundaries with our students and surround them with information and communication technologies in order to make them successful in the 21st century workplace.
"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!"