1. Robert Schuetz

    Thanks George. My short answer is YES. My longer answer based upon observations, and conversations with professionals, students, and my own children, is once again YES. School, as it is currently structured, is inhibiting meaningful, relevant learning for many of our digitally connected (including students & staff here). My recent post explains that teacher cognition is both a blessing and a curse. It provides confidence and intuition for classroom practice, but if the practice is obsolete or irrelevant, then genuine change occurs slowly and with discomfort. More about that here; http://goo.gl/IKAL4Q

    I hope that others will read your post and jump into this conversation worth having. Thanks again, Bob

  2. Bill Ferriter

    Hey Buddy,

    First, just wanted to stop by and say hey. It’s been awhile! I hope you’re well.

    Second, not sure if you’ve seen these videos or not, but they’re connected to your themes here:

    Rock right on,

  3. Shelley LaCroix

    HI there! I have been thinking a lot about this very subject a lot lately as we get ready to return to school. There must be a way to allow students to use technology responsibly in the learning environment and to “check-out” when they need to at appropriate times. Great post, gave me more to think about… 🙂

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