Category Archives: Course 2

Reflections on Course 2

I found the Frontline Digital Nation video fascinating.  I am planning on attending (and now so are Kristin and Dan) the Learning & the Brain Conference in San Francisco in February which will focus on “iGENERATION: HOW THE DIGITAL AGE … Continue reading

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TAS Upper School AUP Proposal

Our rationale for revisiting the US AUP document was manifold. The original document looked as if it had been cobbled together quickly from a variety of sources. It was wordy, repetitively redundant, tonally variant, too long, negative rather than positive, … Continue reading

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Sugata Mitra and Self-Organizing Education

Thanks to a tip from Dan Long, I saw Sugata Mitra’s TEDTalk on “New Experiments in Self Teaching”. Mitra has spent the better part of the last 20 years experimenting with educational technology and it’s impact on teaching and learning.  … Continue reading

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The Long Arm of the Login

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. I probably have just enough awareness of what privacy I am sacrificing every time I go online that I’m frightented but have little capacity to do anything about it. At least I came … Continue reading

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Back to the Future

Throughout my teenage years, my name was always a talking point.  Everyone, and I do mean EVERYONE, wanted to know if my middle initial was “J”.  I used to answer it honestly (no, it’s “C”) but then decided to see … Continue reading

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