Social Networking & Why It Works….

Social Networking's usage has exploded breaking down geographic confines and creating a smaller digital world. The successful increase of collaboration and communication excels at an unprecedented scale. Most historians would credit the printing press as the most important invention of all time.... but then came the internet and now web 2.0 technology, the "most important …

“Facilitated” Professional Development

An interesting article on facilitated professional development. There are definite implications for mLearning asynchronous, always on, anytime, anywhere... "A facilitated format, experts say, adds three major benefits that can improve teacher engagement in ongoing training. First, it can maintain or even increase the level of interaction of an in-person class, because an online instructor or …

To know where we’re going, we have to know where we’ve been.

The training and development of present and future educational practitioners is a key factor in developing citizenship in our increasingly global community. Teaching professionals place great value on collaboration with their colleagues as a means to achieve positive professional growth. In an age of increasingly ubiquitous communication/social technology, we should be looking to create collaborative …