Category Archives: Digital normalisation and school transformation

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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Digital Technology and Student Learning

Mal Lee June 2014 There is no significant linear connection between the use of digital technologies and enhanced student attainment. It is time to appreciate the traditional, simplistic way of looking at the impact of digital technology on student learning … 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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Leading a Digital School

Mal Lee It is ever more apparent that principals are central to the successful on-going evolution of schools, particularly when the school moves to a digital operational base. Indeed the indicators increasingly suggest school principals, in both the positive and … 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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The Principal and the Digital School

  Leader or Dead Hand? Mal Lee Australia has principals on par with the best in the world, showing the way internationally on what is required to lead a successful, ever-evolving digital school. Sadly Australia also has too many ‘dead … 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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