Category Archives: Networked School Communities

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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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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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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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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The Role of Teacher Librarians in Networked School Communities

Mal Lee and Maureen Twomey November 201o Historically the role of teacher librarians in schooling has always been strongly influenced by the developments with instructional technology (Lee and Winzenried, 2009). In recent years the shift to the digital and networked … Continue reading

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The Impact of School Organisational Structures on Teacher Agency and Educational Contribution

This work is now available within the Archives.

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