I'm sitting in the Manhattan surgical center waiting for my husband and so I have a lot of thinking time. I've been reading through my Feedly consuming articles on education, art, technology, and current news. I started a search for instructional technology jobs and it suddenly hit me that maybe it's a better use of … Continue reading Perhaps

Fold-out engraving from Ferrante Imperato's Dell'Historia Naturale (Naples 1599), the earliest illustration of a natural history cabinet

Digital Wunderkammern

Rationale The organization of secondary education builds upon the specialization introduced in elementary school: instead of one teacher teaching many topics, students move from class to class, taking mandatory and elective courses. This structure reflects how our society views topics of knowledge. We think of math as being very different from music, even though many … Continue reading Digital Wunderkammern

Digital Citizenship

by Ashley Flinn & Ai Mackay What are digital citizenship skills? Who is responsible for educating kids about digital citizenship? Assignment: On average, children are 12.1 when they receive their first mobile device and of children 8 years of age and younger 2 percent have their own cell phone."  Mobile phone use is growing.  How … Continue reading Digital Citizenship