Deloitte predicts that by the end of the year 2012, 500 million smartphones with a retail price of $100 or less will likely be in use worldwide. Mobile is coming and will probably be BYOD. That thinking needs to inform sour reporting and writing around the iPod project.
Interesting paper using a progression of metaphors to present teaching. The idea of the screenface as a way of avoiding distraction of designing for and discussing specific devices may have useful insights for learning and our current projects with iPods.
via @wfryer & Summify. Specifying curriculum as performance rather than knowledge to be learned makes sense. Knowledge is a by product of learning rather than the goal. If we took this on we would need to rethink much of what we do and would no longer have a neat line of knowledge boxes. That might be the answer to creating a pedagogy of abundance for an age when information is so plentiful.
New EU report with a conceptual map for Digital Competence as a foundation for digital usage (professional/discipline application) and digital transformation (innovation/creativity). 60+ pages of PDF lays out the case thoroughly and might be a useful source for thinking about how teachers should be prepared.