Pennant Hills High Program:
agency / engagement
Dr David Thornburg - SPACE
INTERACTION AND ACTION
SOURCES OF EXPERTISE
Low Tech Campfire
An actual live guru could be student or teacher.
"Just in Time" sessions: optional teacher-talk sessions based on insight into current student needs.
Repeated Guru Sessions - the teacher runs session on a topic multiple times, students can opt in to any session.
Books, radio, television are low-tech campfires.
HISTORICAL OUTRAGE OVER AUTOMATED CAMPFIRES:
REFLECTION AND INTERNALISATION
More on iPads
Follow the story of Anastasis Academy in the USA, a new, innovative school whose tech program consists of iPads + Evernote:
Links for Anastasis Academy:
- interview with Michelle Baldwin, who moved interstate to join the new school at a point where no job security could be guaranteed.
- interview with Kelly Tenkely about the process of starting the school.
- audio chatting with some young students.
- Year 9 teacher discussing her students' plans to launch a non-profit