At EduTECH 2014 I had the opportunity to present the opening address, on behalf of the Australian School Library Association, at the K-12 Library Manager Congress. Here are some of my reflections from the first day.
Our past is just as important as our future. It helps to inspire and guide.
Sugata Mitra opened the conference and made reference to his ‘hole in the wall’ experiment to inform his ‘schools in the cloud’ project, which commenced this year. We need to tap into the curiosity of the learner and their sense of wonder and passion for learning.