Why School Leaders should CONNECT through Social Media

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What can I say about Eric Sheninger? His list of accomplishments and awards would take up my entire BLOG! Read about this inspirational thinker here http://www.ericsheninger.com/
In this recorded webinar, I ask Eric to talk about the experiences of leading learning in challenging contexts with a focus on the role of social media.
You will be as inspired as I was. Eric is returning for a fresh webinar in the new year. Find out all the details in 2014 at http://www.palnet.edu.au Look for EVENTS
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Tomorrow When The Learning Began

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Join me as I host principal of Candlebark School http://www.candlebark.info/ , John Marsden in a wide ranging conversation around what leading learning at Candlebark looks, sounds and importantly, feels like.
This event was coordinated by myself in my role as Associate Director Professional Learning at Principals Australia Institute http://www.pai.edu.au and the original recording of the webinar and more are available through Australia’s largest independent online community of practice for the education sector, http://www.palnet.edu.au

Sugata Mitra

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Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education — the best teachers and schools don’t exist where they’re needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how we think about teaching.

Sugata Mitra’s “Hole in the Wall” experiments have shown that, in the absence of supervision or formal teaching, children can teach themselves and each other, if they’re motivated by curiosity and peer interest