Rambling thought organisation

I need to write an interpretive discussion paper. I’m trying to organise my thoughts. My first and foremost thought is that writing this paper is in direct contravention to the topic of the paper, which is “Digital scholarship in education, in the context of interdisciplinary knowledge and research” – because my digital scholarship is leading me down all sorts of other avenues and thoughts which … Continue reading Rambling thought organisation

Right sentiment – wrong question

My husband and I attended a “school board of governors meets the parents” evening on Thursday night and one of the attendees asked what the school was doing to encourage more girls to go into STEM careers. There was also some discussion about the fact that even in this liberal high achieving school certain stereotypes of “boys being good at math” and “girls being good … Continue reading Right sentiment – wrong question

Open, social and Participatory Media in Education

In this week’s module we were posed the following questions: How would curriculum change if our priority approach was on critical, creative, and collaborative thinking? What does the reality of the modern age of information– this age of Google –suggest that we “teach”? Can we simply “update” things as we go, or is it time for rethinking of our collective practice? I was forwarded this … Continue reading Open, social and Participatory Media in Education

Open, Social and Participatory? Who’s driving the bus?

In this week’s module we were posed the following questions: How would curriculum change if our priority approach was on critical, creative, and collaborative thinking? What does the reality of the modern age of information– this age of Google –suggest that we “teach”? Can we simply “update” things as we go, or is it time for rethinking of our collective practice? I was forwarded this … Continue reading Open, Social and Participatory? Who’s driving the bus?