IAE Blog

Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

A Personal Digital Filing Cabinet for Every Teacher

In the past couple of weeks, Information Age Education has made substantial progress in editing and updating its IAE-pedia. I believe the entry on Digital Filing Cabinets is one of the more important entries in the IAE-Pedia. See http://iae-pedia.org/Digital_Filing_Cabinet/Overview.

The idea is very simple. We now have quite good technology that makes it easy for each preservice and inservice teacher to accumulate a personal library of “good stuff.” I call such a collection a Personal Digital Filing Cabinet.

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Educating Students for Their Possible Futures

Our current informal and formal educational systems are firmly planted in the past and present. However, technological, research, and cultural advances are now occurring so rapidly that educational systems must change considerably to prepare students for the complexities of the various possible futures they'll live in. You can get a sense of some of these changes by browsing the IAE document What the Future is Bringing Us at http://iae-pedia.org/What_the_Future_is_Bringing_Us.

A New Series in the IAE Newsletter

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Stop Picking on Teachers

 

I am growing weary of all of the “blame it on the teachers” articles I encounter in the popular media. This IAE Blog entry suggests that if you are unhappy with the results of our current informal and formal educational systems, you can find many better scapegoats than our teachers.

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