My definition of contemporary learning is about utilising the affordances of modern and available technology to support learning while building upon an understanding of how we acquire and apply knowledge. … The Fluidity of Contemporary Learning
Computer Science education is increasingly being described as a critical component of a 21st century education. But who exactly is Computer Science education for? And how should it be positioned to meet this purpose? … Computer Science for Everyone?
For those engaged in discussions about the challenging future that lies ahead of us, sustainability is fast gaining momentum as a critical issue our global community can no longer ignore … Technology & Sustainability in Conflict?
There’s a secret movement taking place around the world. This movement is occasionally reported on, but never remains a sustained focus of attention for the media obsessed with messages of how inevitably doomed we all are … The (Not-So) Secret YouTube Generation
Traditionally, disciplines including art, music, dance and drama were considered to be the creative aspects of the school curriculum – but times are changing. And now, children and young people are using technology to be creative in new and unprecedented ways … Scratch: Making and Being Made?
Looking at illustrative predictions of what people of the past thought about what the future might become, expose how unpredictable the time is. These conceptions of the future, such as those illustrated above, highlight how technology was heralded (as early as 1899) as the key to unlocking a new world, and indeed a new way of living. … A New Path for the Future of Education?