Category Archives: Evolution of Schooling

ACER Teacher Digital Evolution Series

Mal Lee has written for ACER’s online Teacher magazine in a series of brief research papers on the digital evolution of schooling. They include: School evolution: A common global phenomenon – http://teacher.acer.edu.au/article/school-evolution-a-common-global-phenomenon Digital Normalisation: The Imperative for all Schools – … Continue reading

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A Taxonomy of School Evolutionary Stages

Roger Broadie and I have posted on both the http://www.schoolevolutionarystages.net and http://www.BroadieAssociates.co.uk a copy of our Taxonomy of School Evolutionary Stages and the complementary publication Evolution through the Threads. Both publications are free. We’d strongly suggest downloading both publications. The … Continue reading

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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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The Evolutionary Stages of Schooling

The Evolutionary Stages of Schooling Key Indicators  A Discussion Paper Mal Lee June 14, 2013 version This paper emerged out of an analysis of that as yet rare cadre of schools in the UK, US, NZ and Australia that have … Continue reading

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Digital Normalisation and School Transformation

  Search for Apt Folk to Interview I’ve embarked on the writing a major work on the impact of the normalised use of the digital, in and out of the school, on the nature of schooling in the developed world. … 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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Riding the Megatrends

Mal Lee All school and educational technology leaders need to be evermore skilled in the art of reading and riding the megatrends. Once schools, as mentioned in an earlier article, have normalised the use of the digital and are evolving … Continue reading

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