Openness. Badges. Digital Portfolios. Personal learning spaces. Learning Analytics.
Can anyone blend these features together, offering educators and learners and space where they can collaborate, where their privacy is respected, where a digital narrative of learning is really useful for students?
Just before leaving for Singapore where Slush will be taking place next week, Topi Litmanen tells us more about ClanEd – what it is, how it can be used by educators and what is coming soon to this transformative elearning tool.
Thank you Topi for your time and inspiring change from Helsinki!
I dream of bamboo and swaying coconut trees. And I dream of rivers to cross, bridges to walk, fields to run through.
A world both endlessly beautiful and rich to explore, a world shrinking as we speak. Some worlds have no borders, no passport controls, no visa demands. Some worlds are worlds into and unto themselves.
There are those who speak of these worlds as networks, emerging trends, movements of learning and connecting. Nemetics becomes a password for entry to this world of connections, explorations and lack of systems.
From writing and developing ELT course books, to story writing, planting flowers and avoiding PARSNIPS,Katherine (or Kath), shares some of her insights of the world of ELT publication, describes a writer’s day and muses on ELT teacher training today. Throughout all her endeavours, collaboration, informal learning and the joy of writing are present.