On connectivism – the pipe is not the issue

Learning is a network phenomenon, influenced (aided) by socialization and technology. -George Siemens (2006, para. 5) The availability and presence of technology in our everyday lives offers unprecedented opportunities for students to collaborate, share and build knowledge - on local, national and international levels. In recognition of this, George Siemens proposed a theory of learning in 2004 ...

The Technology Integration Planning Model – What, Why and How?

This is a fantastic example by Louise Hall of the Technology Integration Planning Model (Roblyer and Doering, 2014) in practice, applied to a Year5/6 HSIE unit on the gold rush. Roblyer, M., & Doering, A. (2014). Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching: International Edition, 6th Edition, Pearson.

On digital literacy and citizenship…

I endorse! 🤓 Digital Literacy and Citizenship #ResourceStash Information and resources for teachers, parents and students published by the NSW Curriculum and Learning Innovation Centre (CLIC) Information and resources for teachers, parents and students published by European Schoolnet Information about and links to the Mobile Information Literacy Curriculum, designed for mobile-first users by the Technology and ...

Why technology?

The integration of technology into classroom practice is not new (see Bigum, 2012; Cox, 2012; Roblyer & Doering, 2014). This is hardly surprising, given both the presence of technology in our everyday lives and the opportunity that its use provides in terms of managing and organising learning (see Bigum, 2012; MCEETYA, 2008). Indeed, even the ...