There in that digital playground with or without us
Tools are always turned into toys. Tools and toys have converged.
We have outsourced our brain’s typical role of remembering things yet we sever this connection for kids when we deny them a “limb” – they will use this for the rest of their life
Kids can change the world or ruin their lives with a click
Amazing music apps for iphone and ipad. (guitar, harmonica, woodwind)
Learning 2.0 Keynote: Superkimbo – Kim Cofino of YIS and Always Learning
Our story is about connection and places and culture shock
Lessons from Asia for education today
- just in time – not just in case
- no fixed values – value of object is defined in the moment and by the people involved
- always on
- blend of old and new – technology is not at the expense of traditional values
It’s not where you are, but who you are connected to. Imagine the possibilities.
I’ve been out of the game a little bit and so I have to admit that I am incredibly excited to be heading to Shanghai tomorrow for the Learning 2.011 conference. Great opportunity to reconnect with leaders in the Technology and Learning field, while also re-igniting my passion for learning outside of the traditional subject areas of schools.
I’m going. Will I see you there?