When measuring matters

"If a measurement matters at all, it is because it must have some conceivable effect on decisions and behaviour. If we can't identify a decision that could be affected by a proposed measurement and how it could change those decisions, then the measurement simply has no valueā€¯ - Douglas W.…

Technology doesn't do anything. People do.

We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us. - Marshall Mcluhan : Understanding Media, 1964 The Ministry of Education is starting their roadshows about the Network for Learning. I've been reading a few things about this new initiative, and reading frustrations expressed by some in schools about the ongoing…

N4L - Who's it for?

SPOILER: I'm conscious this post may cause people to tell me I'm wrong. I'm OK with that. Please comment from your perspective, and your expertise. In that horrible way of education, the soon to be inaugurated Network for Learning, is known by the shorthand: N4L. Because, you know, it's for…