Good edtech outlines by Dr. Kristen Swanson.
Create fake facebook profiles and walls for historical and literary figures.
shifting the role of the classroom to student-centered, purpose-driven arenas of learning.
“You want people who are part humanist, part technologist and part capitalist,” says Patnaik.
Schools, unfortunately, aren’t doing enough to nourish this kind of hybrid thinking in kids. The usual culprits are to blame: overemphasis on testing, cut backs to music and arts programs. But there are some shining examples, such as the design-construction high school called Studio H in North Carolina. Cathy N. Davidson, a professor of interdisciplinary studies at Duke University, has done a lot of writing on this, especially as it relates to collaboration within digital culture.