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Beware: Digital Natives can often mislead us in making incorrect assumptions

In his article for On the Horizon back in 2001, Marc Prensky coined the terms digital native and digital immigrant. Prensky refers to our students as Digital Natives – “all “native speakers” of the digital language of computers, video games and the Internet.” Digital immigrants, on the other hand, are referred to as “those of us who were not born into the digital world but have, at some later point in our lives, become fascinated by and adopted many or most aspects of the new technology.” 310 more words

Education Leadership

Christmas Bazaar

Come and visit us at the Chatsworth Christmas Bazaar. You can  also shop online here.

Twitter Chats for Educators

Education Twitter chats are a great way to interact with other professionals from around the world. Twitter chats are like an international, online professional development opportunity. 170 more words


Edchat - A Measure of School Quality

What are the teachers discussing in your school?

My 15 years of working in schools tells me that high school teachers talk firstly about non school issues, secondly about problems with the school administration and thirdly about current progress on the course calendars. 650 more words


Digital Storytelling

Here is my first venture into digital storytelling. I constructed a simple six word story about a realization as a writer. I used a few tools to help me accomplish this image. 440 more words

ECMP 355

Growth Mindset and EAL Students

I’m writing a little earlier than normal this week because I’m away tomorrow (Friday) as I’ll be attending the SIS EAL Conference at Shekou International School… 534 more words

Bret's $.02

Creating your first Google Earth content is harder than it looks.

The first time your create content in Google Earth it will be awful.

I mean dreadfully awful. Sorry to break it to you but just like learning calculus or Roman History, it takes a little bit of time immersed in a thing to ‘get it’. 519 more words