Many schools have been using student blogs to give students an authentic platform to share their learning with a global audience. Some schools use Blogger, EduBlogs or some blogging feature of an LMS. These tend to provide the structure and control that schools want, but are so locked-down and walled-off from the rest of students’ social media identity that they really have zero chance of being valued by students.
“One of the greatest flaws in style-based leadership theories is the assumption that one might somehow acquire and apply only the strengths of each particular style, that one might become a composite of stylistic virtues”
Most adults can’t imagine typing anything more than a few words at a time on a virtual keyboard, but with practice, is it really any worse than a traditional keyboard?
The idea is that traditional conferences are big and people’s goals varied. For those of us looking to do the difficult work of dramatically re-imagining an ICT program or writing curriculum, we need a much smaller group that can meet several times in the year. These people must come from schools with similar challenges and similar goals.