Education is Social

Harvard Social Enterprise Conference 2012 | The Value Web @ Flickr.comEducation Is Social

One of the themes I have been talking about a lot over the last month or so is that education is a social activity. We cannot just throw a teacher and a bunch of students on an LMS and expect education to just happen.

Linking to Others is Good for Social Interaction

So rather than write about it here I will simply link to Mark Guzdial’s post from this morning titled “Google’s mistake: CS teacher PD must be on-line only”. I put my thoughts there in the comment section of his post.

Quick Posts are Better than No Posts

This is a quick post since I have a short day before our annual Christmas party here on campus. I really need to get back in the habit of blogging. WordPress released an eBook yesterday on “365 Days of Writing Prompts”. We shall see if I can pick up the pace in 2014 here.

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