My own takeaway from the workshop is the tremendous importance of breaking the "technology silos" in schools. We need fewer technology plans, and more learning plans that incorporate technology.
Last month I had a chance to participate in the first Ignite presentation series at the International Society of Technology in Education Conference.
Personalization optimizes on observable characteristics. Lots of things we care about are not easy or inexpensive to computationally observe.
Given the near universal agreement across a wide range of educators that personalization has tremendous potential for education, I've started thinking more about the threat posed by personalization.
When it comes to using educational technology in the classroom, it seems like every school is doing it, has done it already, or has plans to do it in the near future.
With the recent unveiling of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard's digital learning platform, EdX, the exclusivity of the MIT and Harvard undergraduate education is allegedly crumbling.
Facing History is hiring a Program Associate for Online Community and Educator Support, a person who will work very closely with me in the years ahead.
Tomorrow, the University of Virginia's Board of Visitors will meet for the unenviable task of evaluating whether or not they made a colossal mistake.
"Personalization" is the buzzword of ISTE 2012: in the years ahead, that word will be the frontline of the battleground between educationists with competing visions of the future of learning.
I'm very pleased to announce the very first MTT2K Prize for the best video commentary on a Khan Academy video!