#iste12 tweets so far, it's clear that Ed Techers simply need an annual, massive group holiday vs. an actual conference.
Robinson followed his remarks by moderating a panel discussion with Shawn Corvell, vice president of Qualcomm's nonprofit Wireless Reach program, TV actor and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik, and digital learning author Marc Prensky.
The four agreed that among the biggest benefits of technology integration is the ability to increase academic communication between students.
going to school/college - because that's where people are - their friends, et al.. like a right of passage. they don't want to miss out on the community
so - can we just notice this trend toward community.. can we just focus on setting people free to use their heads, and to gatherings that matter - to them...?
because now - instead -
- we are paying tons for conferences, where people often can't wait for the sessions to end so they can hang with people
- we are paying tons for school, where people often can't wait for the sessions to end so they can hang with people
[Sugata Mitra style, Kim Scheinberg style - supply resources and get out of the way, listen with no agenda]
how do we get to the 15% that can change the direction of the flock of birds, the school of fish.
if this is what most everyone believes is better.. ?