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A new journey in education

Where to start??

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With the DER laptops only a couple of days away I started poking around the Internet looking for anything that might be helpful or stimulate. I came across PLN’s. Personal/Professional Learning Networks. Blog’s as far as the eye could see, total information overload. When I came back to it all the next day I started here with a series of videos with Will Richardson…

The Future

Personal Learning Networks

Followed by…

The more I looked around there more information there was, like this…

The world wide use of Moodle.  This video was made for the first Slovenian Moodle Moot (www.moodle.si).

Then I found some Australian content…

I think it’s fair to say we are starting from the outside barrier in-relation to 1 on 1 laptop classroom education and the the learning curve will be steep.

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July 3rd, 2009 at 11:23 am

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  1. Well done Warrick – there’s some very useful stuff here.
    For most countries that have tried laptop type programs there are some more fundamental problems – mainly in relation to re-shaping the concept of “Teacher”.
    Fundamental questions about our approach to pedagogy remain – the laptops just give us an opportunity to thionk more deeply about what and how we teach.
    I’ve got quite a lot of the Ken Robinson stuff – it is very thought provoking on many levels.
    Also worth checking out is Martin Westwell.
    Cheers

    Prez

    5 Jul 09 at 12:36 am

  2. Thanks for your comment Prez. I have found a lot of Sir Ken Robinson’s work which I will be posting shortly. I’ll look in to Martin Westwell.
    Cheers
    Warrick

    themolisticview

    5 Jul 09 at 4:32 am

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