I enjoy reading Chris Dawson’s ed tech blog, and his post predicting trends for 2011 is no exception.
He’s got some great ones, but here’s my favorite:
The dog will not eat your homework
Whether it’s Google Apps for Education, Live@Edu, Office365 for Education, or some social learning platform like Journ(i)e where students produce and submit most of their work online, cloud-based tools have become so easy to deploy and use that there is little reason not to. If you need a learning platform on the cheap, both Google Apps and Live@Edu provide free solutions that creative educators can use to engage students and run classes in really innovative ways.