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Vincent Amalgamation: An Open Letter to Eleni Evangel

Dear Eleni,   Since you're "in tune" and "connected" to the issues of your local community, this letter should come as no surprise.  I implore you to "listen to" and "understand" the issues I'm about to present, because this is vitally important to the Perth electorate.  I might take a moment to point out that a [...]

By | 2015-06-23T11:01:18+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Blog|1 Comment

Redefinition in E Major (REM?)

Last week I attended a workshop that drew together Challenge Based Learning, online learning, and Ruben Puentedura's SAMR model of technology adoption.  As always, there was a lot of conversation around how applications of different technologies to learning in context is classified as Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and the big elusive one, Redefinition. To me, this video [...]

By | 2015-06-23T10:58:27+00:00 January 21st, 2013|Education|0 Comments