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Mick’s musings

Vivid Interactive MD, Mick Landmann, has set up a blog to discuss issues around education and digital media. He is very keen to extend his discussion to anyone who is involved in or has views on education in the 21st century.

Mick’s musings

Pupil voice – gathering evidence

red-megaphoneSo a New Year and new opportunities? I’m not a man who puts much store by new years resolutions, they always seem to get broken, but I do like to see the dawning of a new year as an opportunity to inject new energy and purpose into things.

In the world of education the year just gone has seen some promise towards the potential offered by digital media, but also some signs that there us an awful long way to go yet.

The Handheld Learning Conference organised by Graham Brown Martin in October (reviewed in our current newsletter) attracted more delegates than ever. It included a closing keynote speech from Lord Putnam, long a fan of the potential of Digital Media for education, and participation by such luminaries as Stephen Heppell and writer Steven Johnson.

The conference was full of sparkling examples of the creative use of digital media in its many guises and its positive effect on the education of our young people. More »