Personal Learning Environments (PLE) :Systems that help learners take control ofand manage their own learning. --Mark van Hamerlen This includes allowing learners to: • set their own learning goals • manage their learning, both content and process • communicate with others in the process of learning
• “The NMC Horizon Report: 2011 K-12 Edition" suggests that the education community will embrace cloud computing, mobiles, game-based learning, open content, learning analytics and personal learning environments.
How do we make it happen? Think global, act local.1. Administrative modeling1. Train staff2. Infrastructure
= you, me, all learners= we are living in the 21st century; learners are digital natives= hone your skills, train your staff, build your infrastructure= starting now