Thursday, May 28, 2015

A Baker's Half-Dozen Short Quotes

Being a connected educator has changed my life and provided a connection to a PLN that challenges, inspires and supports me. 
—Peter DeWitt

Teaching online seems to be a politician’s choice of solution to getting a bigger bang for the tax-generated buck. Many politicians are legislating requirements to teach online with no support for the teacher training needed to support a successful program. There is always the “They’ll-figure-it-out mentality” that seems to drive most change in education. 
— Tom Whitby

Pedagogy is the driver, technology is the accelerator
— Eric Sheninger

Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening.
— Tom Goodwin

Embedded in what I want to teach my students: Review what is out there, create, design, review your design, edit, improve, have others review it, consider their perspectives, make final edits, release.

Gordon Shupe

As soon as you start talking about kids as ‘data points’ you’re in big trouble.
— Sir Ken Robinson

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