Monthly Archives: April 2009

New Reading, New Writing

A great essay by Steven Johnson in the Wall Street Journal this weekend “How the E-Book Will Change the Way we Read and Write” has me thinking hard once again about reading and writing skills and literacies as we move toward an even more digitally integrated world of texts and links. It immediately made me … Continue reading

The role of technology in Education 3.0

Note: This article is a part of the Designing Education 3.0 series at Education Futures. Little evidence suggests that new technologies in the classroom are being used to transform educational paradigms. At last year’s ASOMEX technology conference, ISTE’s Don Knezek pointed out that student graduation rates — and their rates of interest in schools — … Continue reading

The role of schools in Education 3.0

Note: This article is a part of the Designing Education 3.0 series at Education Futures. An an era driven by globalized relationships, innovative social technologies, and fueled by accelerating change, how should we reinvent schools? Education 3.0 schools produce knowledge-producing students, not automatons that recite facts that may never be applied usefully. Education 3.0 substitutes … Continue reading