What he said was so relevant “it’s not about the students, the system, the syllabus or the the technology … it’s about you … what do you want to do in your classroom that will better prepare kids for what comes next”.
He was talking about the real fact that teachers hold a massive moral and professional responsibility to recognise, as Stephen Heppell put it this week, “if we are intending to create 21st century centres of learning and in that 21st century – connected learners, then when you use technology to teach, then use in in ways that are not 20th Century.
What is your yeah but? – It doesn’t matter if you are in computer classroom all the time, are hardly at all, the key thing is that you answer your own yeah but.
So I made a poster of the ‘yeah buts’ I meet all the time. Got more?