Still Waiting for the Revolution… 26 January, 2009Posted by paralleldivergence in education, ICT in Education, Internet, NSW, Politics, technology.
Tags: Alan Kay, Digital Education Revolution, education, ICT in Education, revolution
Date Log: January 2009. Still waiting for the revolution.
Australia’s Digital Education Revolution is coming. Even before it started, it was identified that the $1.2 billion promised was not going to be enough, so now with the injection of a further $807 million, Educational Authorities across the country are investigating hardware options including laptops and wireless connectivity. But Dr Alan Kay is still not convinced that this will be the revolution our children need.
“Clickers” or “Virtual Clickers”? 8 January, 2009Posted by paralleldivergence in Brad & Phil, education, ICT in Education, technology, windows.
Tags: clicker, education, student response
For a few years now, Personal Response Systems (PRS) and Student Response Systems (SRS) have been making major inroads into classrooms and lecture halls, particularly in Universities and Colleges. These “clicker” systems literally put engagement, motivation, participation and instant feedback into the palm of each student’s hand.