Category Archives: Evolution of Schooling

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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Whole School Normalised Use of the Digital

  Mal Lee 21/3/12 If your school is to provide an appropriate quality education for the Twenty First Century and take advantage of the immense teaching and learning opportunities opened daily in the digital and networked world it only stands … Continue reading

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Normalised Use of the Digital

Normalised Use of the Digital Mal Lee March 2012 The research is affirming that fundamental to schools being in the position to shape their desired educational future is the normalised use of the digital by all within the school’s community, … Continue reading

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Technology in Australia’s Schools: The Scene in 2012

The following article was prepared as the lead article for the new technology supplement within The Australian Teacher Magazine. In brief it was designed to set the scene, to provide an overview of the current situation, to highlight the continuing … 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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Successful Schooling Today

Mal Lee, Sue Lowe and Greg McKay ‘Successful Schooling Today’ is a series of some 70 plus short articles designed to provide parents, grandparents and carers advice on what they can do in collaboration with their school to improve their … Continue reading

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Involving the Nation’s Grandparents in the Schooling of its Young

Mal Lee and Michael Hough January 2011 It is time for Australia to recognize and begin harnessing the immense educational resource it has in its older generations and especially its grandparents and in so doing not only assist the schooling … Continue reading

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Self-Managing Schools, Digital Strategy and the Networked World

Mal Lee and Glenn Finger January 2011 The Prime Minister’s proposal to work with the states and territories in providing all Australian schools – State, Independent, and Catholic – with substantial, increased self-management by around 2018 is to be commended. … Continue reading

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