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Twitter for Digital Citizenship

On Friday I read this article, published in the local Leader Newspaper. The article was based on a complaint made by an older sibling of a student at Roxburgh Homestead PS about Twitter being used in a year two classroom…which to any reader probably sounds like an irresponsible thing for a school to allow. These…

Teachers: Modern Knowledge Workers for the 21st Century

Creative Commons Licence

This essay was completed for the subject- INF530 Concepts and Practices for the Digital Age, as part of my Masters of Education (Knowledge Networks and Digital Innovation) studies. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.  Image: creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by missspink1 Image: creative commons licensed (…

Dinosaur Adventures with Prep C

Prep C has another iBook on the way, coming to an iPad near you- Dinosaur Adventures!   After the success of the ‘In the School’ series by three prep classes I have been working with, I decided to hand over the decisions to students. They all agreed on writing another book, creating it in Book…

The New Social Learning- A Scholarly Book Review

I completed this review as part of my studies for INF530- Concepts and Practices for the Digital Age, the fifth subject in my Master of Education (Knowledge Networks and Digital Innovation). While the book is not specifically written for the education field, it is as relevant for teachers as it is for businesses. I would…

What makes a connected and digital literate learner?

This is a cross post of a blog I originally shared for the Masters course I am studying- Master of Education (Knowledge Networks and Digital Innovation). It was originally posted at- http://thinkspace.csu.edu.au/becspink/2014/03/25/connected-learning-and-digital-literacy/ The world is moving at such a rapid pace and new, significant advances to technology and digital environments are happening exponentially. As educators,…