Monthly Archives: August 2008

Can we keep leading lights burning strong?

Published on: Author: KerryJ

I am privileged to associate with some amazing people.  These leading lights share their knowledge and expertise generously, stir others into action and are passionate about improving their pedagogy and that of others. But what of their learning journey? I’ve found that some of these leading lights face the “prophet in his hometown” syndrome.  While… Continue reading

Howard Rheingold’s Co-laboratory

Published on: Author: KerryJ

The theory of digital natives (those younger than 30 being perfectly at ease with and heavy users of technology) is busted as far as Howard Rheingold is concerned — and he’s doing something about it. A social networking and online communications educator since the 1980s, Howard Rheingold found that when he suggested the use of… Continue reading