Sunday morning quickie re: learning & assessment

Yup, we definitely need to continue re-thinking learning and assessment. Content is cheap and easy to access. We need to be learning and assessing context and skills – how we manipulate content to create new contexts. Top News – High-tech cheating? Students see it differently. Thanks to @scottmcleod for this link.

Blooms Digital Taxonomy: My Thoughts

[cross-posted at 09/10 ~ Thinking Forward] Concept map for Bloom’s digital taxonomy. Developed by Andrew Churches of Kristin School in Albany Auckland, New Zealand. Click image for source. Hmmm… not too sure I like the title. I’d just call it revised again, or updated, or something along those lines. It is a taxonomy that is Blooms Digital Taxonomy: My Thoughts

Golden shovels and crayons

If you want to disappoint me, however, buy me a gold-plated heavy duty shovel…

Educational Malpractice…A values-charged assessment

I see a lot of talk about how teachers are not doing their duties when it comes to teaching thinking skills. If there is malpractice it is systemic.

em-PHA-sis on the wrong syl-LA-ble or Hesitancy and “digital literacy”

Image found on Wikipedia: Hopf Fibration and released into the public domain by its author, Davidarichter I’ve stayed away from this blog for the past 2 days or so. I’ve been reading a crime novel, making a necklace, playing with my dog, doing suduko, unpacking and organizing, facebooking, and tweeting – basically keeping my mind em-PHA-sis on the wrong syl-LA-ble or Hesitancy and “digital literacy”