Thursday, April 29, 2010

Only the Photocopies are Different

One of the things I've come to notice as a Student Success teacher, is that many of our high school courses are only distinguishable from one another by the photocopied handouts. With a majority of students hiding the very hand-held devices that might empower them to network with a global community of learners, I spend far too much time, leading individuals to 'fill-in-the-blanks'.

While I'm not a fan of the format, here is the 'short answer' worksheet I'd like to teachers to consider:

Having just learned that my school board has budgeted over 1 million dollars to move to a new email system, I can't help but wonder what might have been unleashed, had these dollars gone towards ensuring that wireless networking was available to the learners in our board's 56 schools...
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