You know, every time I host a Voicethread conversation here on the Radical, I walk away professionally refreshed. There’s something incredibly satisfying about joining together with like minds for three days of thought!
And our recent conversation on Teaching the iGeneration was certainly no exception. Brilliant thoughts were shared, y’all, and if you didn’t have time to stop by, be sure to check out the daily summaries posted here, here and here.
But now, it’s time to take action. Good conversations are meaningless if they don’t result in change at the classroom, school and/or district level.
For me, those action steps will include:
Continuing to encourage teachers and principals to focus on teaching instead of technology: One of my favorite comments in our entire conversation came from Dan Greenberg, who wondered whether conversations about tools are actually preventing us from having conversations about good teaching.