Connecting educators interested in innovation
"Whatever an education is, it should make you a unique indivdual, not a conformist; it should furnish you with an original spirit with which to tackle the big challenges; it should allow you to find values which will be your road map through life; it should make you spiritually rich, a person who loves whatever you are doing, wherever you are , whomever you are with; it should teach you what is important; how to live and how to die." - John Taylor…Continue
Added by Adrian Camm on January 1, 2011 at 11:42 — No Comments
“Standardized testing has swelled and mutated, like a creature in one of those old horror movies, to the point that it now threatens to swallow our schools whole.” – Alfie Kohn
Whilst in Christchurch last week I got a chance to visit Unlimited: High School for the 21st Century. Unlimited is a school situated in the middle of Christchurch and is basically a high-rise building situated above a shopping centre. Just across the street is Discovery1, a primary school that is based…Continue
"A Buccaneer-Scholar is anyone whose love of learning is not muzzled or shackled by any institution or authority; whose mind is driven to wander and find its own place in the world."
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The Digital Education Research Network (DERN) is a network of researchers interested in research about education and the use of digital technologies to improve teaching and learning. It focuses mainly on Australian research although not exclusively. DERN is managed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) in Melbourne, Australia.
The DERN service…Continue
Added by Adrian Camm on March 19, 2010 at 21:26 — No Comments
I tend to do quite a bit of reading and lately it has been around the topics of school reform and educational change. The latest book, Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology written by Allan Collins & Richard Halverson, is another one that I would recommend. It offers some new insights from both the enthusiasts and skeptics point of…Continue
Added by Adrian Camm on February 18, 2010 at 13:00 — No Comments