Will you take the pledge: I will only use the term “21st Century” as a noun, not an adjective

All students at school right now have only been at school in the 21st Century and the majority of them were born in the 21st Century. Language we use in education needs to be relevant and have meaning to the context. I believe there is no place for the use of “21st Century” as an adjective,Continue reading “Will you take the pledge: I will only use the term “21st Century” as a noun, not an adjective”

We can’t stay in conference-land forever, now it’s time to get on with it after #edutech and #cefpinz13

Over the last couple of weeks I have been at two conferences, well, kind of. Last week I was in Auckland for CEFPI Australasian Conference, and via the Twitter-feed at Edutech over the last couple of days. Lots of similar messages across both… recognition of the changing times calls to action challenging the status quoContinue reading “We can’t stay in conference-land forever, now it’s time to get on with it after #edutech and #cefpinz13”

I think the time has come to stop using the term 21st Century [education context] & become authentic #RIP21stC

It has been the passionate rallying call for change in education for more than a decade and has challenged many of us to rethink the context and culture of learning in this century as significantly different from the previous one. Now that we are more than 10% into it, our use of 21st Century in terms ofContinue reading “I think the time has come to stop using the term 21st Century [education context] & become authentic #RIP21stC”