As I blogged yesterday, David Warlick spent the day with Computers in Education School Contacts, Principals, and the IT Department in a "Visioning Session". The goal was to help us with our thinking about what possibilities exist for students and teachers who want to learn and construct with our current and future connectivity realities. Now, … Continue reading Just a Lot of Thinking
Last Friday, I had the distinct pleasure and opportunity to do some learning with 75 Waterloo Region teachers at a presentation led by David Warlick. David, checking out the setup The message was a powerful one. His presentation "Redefining Literacy" is one that makes you rethink most everything about education and his examples of how … Continue reading Learning with the folks from Waterloo
As noted earlier in this blog, the keynotes at the Western RCAC Symposium 2008 were David Warlick and Amber MacArthur. Both are noted Web 2.0 strategists in their respective fields. So, what happens when they're both in the same place at the same time with photojournalist Christopher Dick? Why, they create an episode for Webnation … Continue reading Webnation Interview with David Warlick
This year, more than ever, there was so much followup discussion following the Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee's Symposium. I must admit that I'm taken aback by the tone of some of the comments, There are comments like "I doubt that things will change" and "Here are reasons why it won't work" and "I'm concerned … Continue reading What to do now?
I promised that I would spend a few moments and share my thoughts about the recently concluded Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee's Symposium 2008. Keep in mind, though, that as Chairperson and Ringmaster keeping folks on our timeline, I'm spending my time focussing on what's next as opposed to what's happening now! Keynote speakers: David … Continue reading How I Saw It
This will be a short note just to prove that I can still use my keyboard. For the past week, I've been totally consumed with events with the Western Regional Computer Advisory Committee. Yesterday was our annual Symposium. Held in London, 416 educators from the Western Ontario Region (and beyond) made the pilgrimage to London … Continue reading Professional Development with the RCAC