Professional learning for teachers

Digital etiquette

Continuing my focus on digital citizenship with an emphasis on digital etiquette. Digital etiquette sets standards for online conduct and how one should behaviour in a digital environment. In particular, it is important to establish rules for proper use of… Read More

Professional learning for teachers

Digital Rights & Responsibilities

With increased use of technology and high usage of the internet by young people, it is imperative that schools take some responsibility in making sure students of all ages know what are their rights and responsibilities as a digital citizen,… Read More

Professional learning for teachers

Some digital citizenship challenges for schools

Accessibility The issue of digital accessibility arises when considering learning beyond the formal school day. Survey data has shown that nine in 10 young people (5 to 14 years) have internet access in their home. Those without a home connection… Read More

Enterprise skills and student learning

For many young people, going online is an integral part of their daily life. They engage in entertainment, social interaction and communication, education and research, knowledge gathering and exposure to new life experiences. Globalisation of the workforce, the use of… Read More

K-12 Horizon Report 2015

The NMC Horizon Report K-12 2015 edition is definitely a must-read for teachers. By being aware of what is literally on the education horizon, you can reflect on where you are in relation to the forecast for edtech developments, short-term… Read More

Professional learning for teachers

Build a digital collection through content curation

There are a range of content curation tools that you can use to help you build your digital collection to support the curriculum development and delivery in your school. You can filter the most current, relevant & reliable, appropriate &… Read More

Professional Learning Partnership Takes PD to Another Level

NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT: The partnership between Eduwebinar and Softlink will help school library personnel to keep up to date with education initiatives and information in the school library sector. Eduwebinar, a leading provider in online professional learning, announced its affiliation with… Read More

Learning and literacy for the future

June Wall and Karen Bonanno provide an introduction to the research base behind the need for students and teachers to develop new learning skills, formerly known as 21st century learning skills. An outcome of this research has been the recognition… Read More

Professional learning for teachers

Innovative learning activities to engage students

In the 2014 K-12 Horizon Report, creating authentic learning opportunities was identified as a solvable challenge; those that we understand and know how to solve. Authentic learning allows students to focus on real-world, complex problems and solution. In this 40… Read More