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Why do I need a school now I use mobile technology ... and why do I need a teacher when I have the Internet? by Mind Map: Why do I need a school now I use mobile technology ... and why do I need a teacher when I have the Internet?

1. To facilitate learning and guide the learner

2. To learn how to learn.

3. .... or you could ask ... why do I need school now that I have a library / textbook?

4. Social interaction is still necessary, but this doesn't mean that school remains spatially the same.

5. Will lack of internet access at home create a digital divide

5.1. It already is and schools are having to be inventive in deprived areas especially as money is now so tight.

5.1.1. New node

6. Can schools now become agents for liberation and change, or will they increasingly become at best irrelevant and at worse actively resistant to new pedagogies?

6.1. Targeting parents can help

6.2. Thinking about a school owning equipment for everyone

7. As mobile devices become more ubiquitious, how can schools carry out their duty of safeguarding effectively and advise parents on how to do the same?

8. Which is more important in this world? knowledge or knowledge creation

9. What are the strengths and weaknesses in both systems? Is knowing how to learn more important than what we learn? or indeed are they complementary or mutually exclusive?

10. Are some exams not fit for purpose in some subject areas?

10.1. Are exams an appropriate form of assessment?

10.2. Has the exam inudustry become too cumbersome and proprietary?

10.3. Do we need more diversity or less when it comes to what an how we learn- i.e. informal learning

11. These technologies are banned in my school / local authority

11.1. Need for policy to ban particular social media activity and technology to prevent legal risk to school? Consequences could close the school, lose pupils etc.

11.1.1. Could risk assessment by used as a model to apply to use of social media and mobile internet ?

12. All tribes have leaders. Learners are the same. "Teachers" are guides/leaders.

12.1. very important to involve parents in games playing in schools for example

13. If you do to want to know do not interrupt us....

14. Can we listen to people more and what they want to know and why.

15. Pupils have often good skills but little understanding of provenance, epistemology and analysis.