Papert’s questions were about learning to learn rather than learning specific content. He saw children as epistemologists, making knowledge.
In my vision, space-age objects, in the form of small computers, will cross these cultural barriers to enter the private worlds of children everywhere. (p.4)
In my vision, space-age objects, in the form of small computers, will cross these cultural barriers to enter the private worlds of children everywhere. They will do so not as mere physical objects. This book is about how computers can be carriers of powerful ideas and of the seeds of cultural change, how they can help people form new relationships with knowledge that cut across the traditional lines separating humanities from sciences and knowledge of the self from both of these. (p.4)
How should educators make full use of primary historical sources which are becoming more and more accessible online ? How will these cultural assets impact on the creation of cultural values in a digital age?
PwC’s reason for creating 21st Century Minds is to help Australia remain competitive in the global marketplace. The company Australian businesses need to ensure they’re creating the high-value products and services of the future to ensure that Australia has a reputation as an innovative place to work and live… PwC’s role is to help to build the pipeline of innovators and problem solvers Australia needs to become an innovation nation.
How do you manage the overwhelming amount of online information and resources for the best impact educationally?
Let’s look at issues around teaching and learning vocabulary through the use of digital technology in projects that focus on developing technological knowledge; extend the understanding and use of creating content on the web and applying pedagogical knowledge to the use of online content.
The size of data, the ‘knowledge economy’ feels overwhelming. For this reason, I believe it’s useful to view case studies of what others are doing in applying technologies creatively, to see what is possible and how you stand it relation to the fast evolving scene. I recommend reading the case studies in Drama Education with Digital Technology (2009).…