The Skill Sets of Successful Students

Here’s a powerful story of a young girl using web2.0 tools for her learning from each year Grade 8 – 10

http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume45/QuestioningtheFutureoftheOpenS/209247

“”We learned more and the class was at its best when we didn’t use the textbook. We were better just using the Internet, and we learned more — you know, when you just opened it up.”

For the open student, the world is the classroom.”

It’s from Vicki Davis a teacher and the IT director at Westwood Schools in Camilla, Georgia. The co-founder of the Flat Classroom Project (http://www.flatclassroomproject.net), she blogs at Cool Cat Teacher (http://coolcatteacher.blogspot.com).

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