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This article is a ‘must read’ although it does not refer directly to the use of technology as a transformative learning tool, it certainly offers ideas and examples of transformational experiences for learners. After reading about George Siemens’ premise that teachers are approaching the development of learning activities, for students, in a counterproductive and creativity-stifling way, I searched for articles related to the idea.
Luckily, I happened upon this eye-opening and controversial premise presented by Adam Fletcher. He outlines the context needed for meaningful student involvement in a variety of places at nearly all grade levels in the education system. While technology was not used to support any of the learning experiences, the kinds of learning were triggered by the same issues that digital natives engage in to exercise their ‘youth voice’ in cyberspace. There is a great deal of connectivity between these 2 articles.