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  • Karen Melhuish: Social learning: what is it and how does it relate to schools?

    Session Overview This session will explore the ways in which social media and collaborative 'web 2.0' tools allow for connected communities to develop around a learning focus. We will consider what social learning is, why it matters, and tools that support this way of working. Karen is an e-Lea...

    Tags: vpld, elearning, professional learning, web 2.0, social learning

  • Recordings and blogs

    Image source by gfpeck Pae pae/Hot Seat Recorded Sessions and Blog Posts Links to recorded sessions and any associated overiew will be added here as they become available. Recording: Jill Hammonds: Inquiry learning  Blog post / overview: Inquiry Learning: getting kids out of the box (...

    Tags: vpld, hotseats, hot seats, social learning, elearning, e-learning

  • Is Expanded Learning Time an Idea Whose Time Has Come?

    Reimagining the School Day: More Time for Learning reports on a Wallace gathering where leaders in education, after school and other areas grappled with the challenges and merits of carving out more high-quality learning time for disadvantaged youngsters. Some reports from the US on arts educatio...

    Tags: extra curricular, arts, social learning, community

  • iPads

    iPads - social learning

    Tags: iPad, social learning, byod,

  • Unpacking online facilitation of community groups

    The first steps... So, you're interested in facilitating or mentoring others - beyond the face-to-face in online spaces? Now what? In this video on, Establishing a professional learning community, Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach talks about establishing key roles for community members – a...

    Tags: online professional learning communities, communities of practice, facilitating online, social learning

  • Blended Learning: What’s in it for Kids?

    While K-12 students are still attending traditional school structures, blended learning is slowly stepping into the picture, which combines traditional classroom methods with fun virtual-mediated activities. Advantages of Blended Learning post on “iLearn Project” noted that in just ...

    Tags: Blended Learning, K-12, mobile, Gamification, Social Learning