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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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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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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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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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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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