K-12 tech integration versus higher ed: Flipped?

Just a quick thought… In K-12, we struggle with access. Most schools are trying to get more technology into their classrooms. It’s not a given yet that students will have regular access to digital tools and adequate bandwidth in their learning spaces. That said, most schools have expectations of teachers that they will integrate technology …

Reflection on day 1 at DPL Vancouver

Our introductory session in the “Open” group focused on the use and creation of open educational resources (OERs), as well as current economic pressures surrounding higher education. I had previously thought that OERs were essentially free, online textbooks — similar in form and content to more traditionally published textbooks. This morning’s session clued me in …

Is there room for creativity and sharing in a professional preparation program?

I help prepare principals and superintendents. Like other educational leadership programs across the country, my program is supposed to prepare teachers and administrators to take on new leadership roles. Students come to us with expectations that they will learn how to be successful in new, usually very challenging, administrative positions. Sometimes we do that well, …

A Mission of Fellowship

Connecting & Collaborating with the Digital Pedagogy Lab Co-authored by Brad Hinson (ThinqStudio PI), Remi Kalir (Co-PI), Pamela Laird (Co-PI), and Michael Zinser (Co-PI). “Critical Digital Pedagogy demands that open and networked educational environments must not be merely repositories of content. They must be platforms for engaging students and teachers as full agents of their …