Authorship and iAuthorship

Apple’s mega announcement of their new iTunes U courses and, more interesting to me, their new iBooks Author app has many of us thinking anew about the state of textbooks and informal learning and openness and a whole bunch of other things. It’s been...

Dream School (Con't)

Conversations from the Edge is a series of raw, honest and candid dialogues about education’s shifting learning landscape. Hosted by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Will Richardson. Dear Sheryl, As always, you have me thinking. The idea of a “virtual”...

Unforgettable Learning

Conversations from the Edge is a series of raw, honest and candid dialogues about education’s shifting learning landscape. Hosted by Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Will Richardson. Dear Sheryl, (Note: I’m grumpy and tired after being sick for a week so I...

"Online Learning" is Not "Learning Online"

So what does the following list suggest to you about the value of “online learning”: 1. I can work ahead if I’m able to 2. I get nearly instant responses from my teachers 3. I get personalized support when I need it 4. My teachers are just as excited...

The Wrong Conversations

(Cross posted at Weblogg-ed) By all accounts, it’s been a crappy week for education. To be honest, I haven’t participated in much of it, but reading the accounts from Chris and Bud and others, and some of the Tweets from Sunday’s Education Nation...