Connectivism: Connecting with George Siemens

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George Siemens, a main proponent of connectivism and a social media strategist with the Technology Enhanced Knowledge Research Institute (TEKRI) at Athabasca…

Kelly Christopherson‘s insight:

I’ve been doing a great deal of reading and thinking about digital citizenship. One of the main ideas that I keep thinking about is that digital citizenship, and to an even larger degree citizenship,  it is about connections. As individuals, we are able to connect in so many ways and those connections can lead to more connections, some stronger than others. This article about connectivism helps to begin to explain connectivism as a learning theory. 

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I am a husband, father, son.... I am currently working on my PhD in Education - Curriculum and Instruction. My focus is teacher professional development and social media integration. I have a beautiful, supportive wife who has been my partner for 28 years. We have 8 wonderful children who are amazing individuals. Together, we are exploring the world around us, sharing our stories, and enjoying the journey!

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