Teacher as Network Administrator

There is little doubt that the role of teachers in learning environments is changing, and needs to change. In an age of information abundance, I argue that teachers need to become "network administrators," helping students to form and evaluate a personal learning network of their own. Classrooms become "information portals" where learners are taught to work within the constantly evolving stream of global information.

My second short essay outlines how this process can begin in classrooms.

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