Tag Archive | "Next Generation Learning"

Next Generation Learning: “My School is Cool”

Friday, August 13, 2010

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Check out this short video clip (3.32 mins) which gives Harry’s (age 11) perspective on Next Generation Learning: “My School is Cool.”  From his perspective, some of the benefits of teaching and learning with technology inlcude: It helps kids with braintraining and fitness exercises; helps students participate in classes better, especially students who are shy; helps teachers see [...]

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Internet Safety: Here’s How “Activity Cards”

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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Following on from our blog yesterday about parents in Australia indicating their preference for Internet safety resources which are accessible, easy to use and are able to be retrieved quickly and easily when required, check out these downloadable  ”Actitivity Cards” which “give useful information on how to enjoy the opportunities to the full whilst avoiding any [...]

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“Oh, Nothing Much” Report: The Value of the After-school Conversation

Monday, July 5, 2010

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A theme that runs through a number of our blogs is the value of having conversations with, and listening to, young people about their lives both on- and off-line.  Yet we know that these conversations often are not easy for many parents and young people: Parents may feel disconnected from, even shut out of, the online lives of [...]

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