Friday, February 27, 2009
Keynote: Wesley Fryer
Website / Twitter
Sir Ken - Do schools kill creativity / website
How do we measure this?
Connectedness - unbelieveable access
What are the sides and signs of our connected lives?
- Skype - Facebook - Cell phones etc
How different is our ability to access information now.
Being able to utilise a range of devices.
Predominant learning tools available:
This is changing...
ipods, cell phones, laptops/computers,
K12 Online Conference
Clay Shurky - Here comes everybody
History is no longer in the hands of historians - we can do our own history recording.
This brings up a new debate.
Believing more than one source.
Friedman - The World Is Flat
There is change - where the world work force is heading.
Pursuit of creativity. State Of Creativity
Celeste - participating in class
Digital witness - empowering our kids to do things not just for an assignment
Kids Creating Community Content
Fixing schools by looking at the wrong things.
It's not just about assessment.
High stakes testing is not the answer - destructive approach.
embrace hyperlinked writing/learning
Langwitches: post on hyperlinked writing
Use the ICTs to accomplish the learning
Not limit our uses
Providing catalysts - photos of the day
Erin - wiki / blog
Revolution in learning.
Being a part of the learning revolution.
Not traditional ways - taking this past.
Relationships are more important that then gadgets.