Our Brains Extended

Here is another great article by Marc Prensky that I picked up on (the “Connected Learning” feed in the sidebar is a great resource for ideas in education – through Scoop.it by Stephanie Sandifer). Again it focuses on some of the things that we have been talking about at DEB specifically in relation to a new curriculum. He 

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5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make with iPads

 (and how to correct them) Saw this on the Edudemic Blog Over the last few years K-12 schools and districts across the country have been investing heavily in iPads for classroom use. EdTechTeacher has been leading iPad professional development at many of these schools and we’ve seen firsthand how they approach iPad integration. Read it in 

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DEB past, present and future

By Mick Landmann As we enter the New Year I wanted to reflect on how DEB has progressed since its inception in June 2011 (the time of our first full meeting). The main general achievement of the group, I think, is to have acted upon the determination that DEB should be predicated on action, and 

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Let’s hear it for the yoof!!

By Mick Landmann When I woke up on the first day of the New Year, woozy from the past few days of excess, turning on the news I noted that the New Year message from our religious leaders, notably the Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope Benedict, laid some emphasis on youth. The Archbishop observed rightly 

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