Tag: communication

  • What “Teaching Computers” Can Tell Us about Teaching Digital Culture

    What “Teaching Computers” Can Tell Us about Teaching Digital Culture

    cross-posted from DML Central In a recent piece at Locus, Cory Doctorow argues: Computers are the children of the human race’s mind, and as they become intimately involved in new aspects of our lives, we keep stumbling into semantic minefields, where commonly understood terms turn out to have no single, well-agreed-upon meaning across all parts…

  • Communication is Key (And We Can Do It Better)

    Communication is Key (And We Can Do It Better)

      Speak about mobile technologies in most any school setting and you’re likely to find frenetic conversation about the role of these technologies in facilitating learning. You’ll find educators trading app recommendations, discussing the productivity possible through mobile phones, tablets, and the like. They discuss notetaking, the dissemination of class resources, and the opportunities of…