Thereis no mystery in connectingsomeonewhowantstolearn
They’ll do themagic.
Thereis a myththatgoesaround: A
goodtraditionalteacherwillnoteasilybecome a good virtual
...False. A goodteacheris a goodteacher
a «good» virtual teacher = a good actor.
A halo of complexity and
groupwithintheschoolfor virtual education.
…We are transferringthevices and bureaucracy of
oldeducationtothe new scenery.
…Welcometothe new and improved
virtual inferno of politics and intrigue.
Someschoolshavedeveloped a virtual educationsystem,
butitis a closedsystem.
Standardization and modularity are the dogma.
…Neither do students.
Studentsreceivepredesigned “objects”, “packages”,
…A packageistheproduct of a designer.
A courseisanunpredictable and single event
…A module ispredetermined, a courseiscontingent.
Likethecourse of a river.
In someschools, virtual education and stress are synonyms.
…Control, supervision, measurements, indicators and
reportshavereplacedthefreedom and flexibility
in virtual education.
an industrial process.
Educationshouldbe accidental, unpredictable, unscripted.
…Thereisplenty of room in virtual education
…Students and teachershould be encouraged
…Uniformity and homogeneity can notbepart of a humanprocess.
…Doing, thinking, watching, analizing, proposing, building:
thesameingredientscannot be equallyformulatedforallcourses.
…Somecourses are intensive in communication, some in reading,
some in autoevaluation, some in theory, some in practice.
…Theonlyconstantforallcoursesisthegenuinedesire of bothteachers
and studentstointeract and havefun.
Someschools are searchingforthe “formula” for virtual
education. Forthemould of theperfectcourse.
…”Virtualizing” a subject of study
…The labor of a virtual teachershould be
amusing and fascinating.