Category Archives: Collaborative Schooling

Schools take charge of evolution and technology

Mal Lee   There are pleasing signs globally and across Australia that evermore schools are recognising they have to take charge of their own evolutionary development and the digital technology they employ to achieve that sustained development. Evermore are recognising … Continue reading

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School Websites as Indicators of School’s Evolutionary Position

Mal Lee Every school’s website provides a telling insight into where it sits on the international school evolutionary continuum. Within minutes those conversant with the school evolutionary stage indicators – as discussed in the last edition – can obtain an … Continue reading

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Where to After the Digital Education Revolution

Included under Articles is a copy of the lead article of the first edition of Educational Technology Solutions for 2013, that on ‘Where to After the Digital Education Revolution’. Highly critical of the Australian Government’s Digital Education Revolution the article draws … Continue reading

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Identifying the Benefits of School Technological Change

Mal Lee and Lorrae Ward One of the great shortcomings in schools today is the absence of appropriate approaches or methods school leaders and teachers can readily use to adjudge the various benefits flowing from the introduction and use of … Continue reading

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Normalised Use of the Digital & School Websites

Debbie Northway from Ipswich in Queensland asked after the last post if I could point her in the direction of some exemplary sites. In response I wrote: Thanks for the question. Had the chance to reflect upon it last night Tis … Continue reading

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Collaboration in Learning: Teaching in a Networked Age

Mal Lee and Lorrae Ward The shift to BYOT is one of the seemingly natural consequences flowing flowing from the whole school normalised use of the digital in its teaching. Another is the shift to a more collaborative mode of … Continue reading

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Sustained Evolution or Increasing Stagnation?

Mal Lee In reflecting on the work done in writing three recent books for ACER Press, that on Leading a Networked School Community, Collaborative Teaching and BYOT and working with the pathfinding schools and education authorities in the UK, US, … Continue reading

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BYOT

BYOT Mal Lee The trend line is very much suggesting that in time every school in the developed world will use some form of ‘bring your own technology’ (BYOT) school resourcing. It is not a question of if but when … Continue reading

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Collaborative Teaching

Mal Lee and Lorrae Ward 6/2/12 Introduction Those of you whose schools have gone digital, who have normalised the everyday use of the digital in all your classrooms and who are seeking to take advantage of the opportunities opened within … Continue reading

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Rethinking and Redefining ‘Schooling’ in a Networked World

  Mal Lee Introduction It is an opportune time, at what is in many respects a watershed period in the history of schooling to ask the most basic of questions, what defines a ‘school’ in a networked world? It appears … Continue reading

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