One Foot Away
Your closest digital touchpoint is
Three Feet Away
Refine your collaboration as you
prepare and improve classroom
Ten Feet Away
You grab content from big screens.
Sometimes the bottom third of those
screens have contextual value.
Digital Divide Separates Educators
PROFESSIONAL LEARNING NETWORKS BRIDGE DIVIDES.
The Lifelong Learning
Learn to share.
Sharing is a social skill.
Literacy is more
than reading and writing.
YOU MUST HUNT, GATHER, CURATE AND SHARE.
IT IS NOT A TRUE IMPERATIVE IN MANY PLANNING DOCUMENTS.
New Literacy in Classrooms
• Research skills
• Publishing skills
• Rich Media Production
• Responsive Content
New Literacy Workflows
• Productive processes
• Mobile conferences
Learning to Learn
• Teach students how to stay relevant.
• Flexible learning through routines.
• Collabortive dimension.
• Self-directed process.
Life in the BYOD World
• Embraces mainstream technology that was not
available five years ago.
• “Please stop blocking” our smart screens.
To be truly
CONNECT AND COLLABORATE
Promising Digital Landscape Ahead
Pew Research, March 2014, Digital Life in 2025
Connect and Collaborate
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29 May at #ilta in UCD
30 May at #excited2014 in Dublin Castle
23-27 June at #elss14 in DIT
Online by sharing your curated content
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