Digital Leaders

I love the idea of challenging students to work out ‘what to do next’ 🙂

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I have always been a big advocate for authentic student voice.  Empowering students to take action on issues and ideals close to their heart is one of the reasons that I love what I do.  It’s raw, real and pivotal to a rich learning experience.  As part of our Primary ICT Professional Learning team, we had flagged the need for the development of such a role for our students.  The role was initially to be a cyber safety focused role with our students to be Cyber Angels but robust discussion and research led us to the Digital Leaders Network.  The network came across my Twitter feed one day and as I delved further, I knew it was the fit.  Why?  First of all, it was a network.  Connecting like-minded learners is one of the reasons that Twitter, Google + and TeachMeets work so well and so connecting young leaders in…

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