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Global Classroom

September 4, 2012 Leave a comment

I think it happened now because the whole system needs a serious upgrade.  We have needed to move from a one, sometimes two-dimensional world to multi-dimensional, multi-spacial global educational classroom.  We need new ways to use the technology and tools to help us and how to best avoid distractions.

In my 20+ years of working in science education, with educators, leaders, evaluators, funders and curriculum professionals, I have a deep respect and appreciation for the level of sophistication and experience-based innovators we have become.  We are not the educators of the 80’s or the 90’s that were told what to do and we did it.  The majority of people I have the honor to work with are people who are serious about learning and teaching, they want to be come the best professional they can be, they want the next generation to be prepared for whatever the world holds for them – and they all work really hard to get there.

But we cannot do it by ourselves:  who do you work with, turn to when you are looking for new ideas and ways to get around in this changing system?  Are they books?  Other educators/leaders?  Who provides you your guidance and what do you get from them?