Global Learning Environments Summit
The School Works Global Learning Environments Summit will take place on 19 June 2006 at the Jo Richardson Community School in Dagenham. The summit will aim to explore developing trends and share best practice in teaching and learning worldwide and how these are supported by the design of learning environments.
THE SUMMIT WILL HEAR FROM SPEAKERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND THE UK ON WHAT WORKED FOR THEM, WHAT DIDNâ€™T AND WHAT CAN WORK FOR US. IT WILL PROVIDE REAL CASE STUDIES OF HOW LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS CAN HELP TO SUPPORT AND TRANSFORM TEACHING AND LEARNING.
See the GLE website for programme details and to register.
The educated blogger
The educated blogger: Using weblogs to promote literacy in the classroom by David Huffaker This paper explores the role of weblogs or "blogs" in classroom settings. Blogs, which resemble personal journals or diaries and provide an online venue where self–expression and creativity is encouraged and online communities are built, provide an excellent opportunity for educators to advance literacy through storytelling and dialogue.