In this book six big ideas call attention to the importance of learning to use limited educational resources more effectively to transform classrooms and educational experiences for all people. These... More > six ideas can be used to advance research on the role of leadership, emerging technologies and virtual learning in redesigning future schools, classrooms and curriculum.
Classrooms must become community-based learning spaces connected to greater societal, economical, political and industrial interests. Educators must learn to use social networking technology to enhance opportunities for learning and educational equity. Emerging technologies can have a reciprocal relationship with teaching rather than being viewed as a competitive or alternative position. The author responds to the question, How are learning needs of future students and educators driving the role of emerging technologies and social media in transforming classrooms into virtual learning environments?
Published: January 10, 2012< Less