Changing your belief and behavior and  then we change and improve our system.

If the system didn't change, I will not change my teaching.

As to our life and our living enviroment, are we active or passitive?

The government is our son. We raise him to grow up to help not just to give orders. We will love and guide our son, and also punish him for doing wrong. If he is planning to murder and have not regrets, we will stop him and replace it with a better son.

I haven't thought out the name of the curriculum. But I do believe that begining teachers need a curriculum which specially designed for them.  The goal of this curriculum, may be not one but many, is to promote teachers' professional development. They can learn how to design a lesson, how to use science inquiry as a teaching strategy, how to reflect on thier teaching practices, how to write a article to publish, how to find or found a community for suport. I want make this kind of curriculum open to any one who want to learn. If the learners can pass some examination then they can be learning leaders in our community(BioTeaHouse).

Well, before action, It is just an idea which is not new. So the point is to try and make it ture!

In order to apply for one of these scholarships, please write a blog post (referring back to this one) describing:

1. What you would “bring” to the conference? What can you contribute, be it a willingness to volunteer to moderate a session, some special expertise or project, an already accepted proposal…
2. What you see as the most critical issue facing you in  your efforts around Open Education, and how you think the conference can help you address it?

The above paragraphs are from Open Education Conference :http://openedconference.org/archives/324 I got this news from a friend Stian Haklev who received the award last year. He said this conference helped him a lot on his study, I make up mind to have a try--apply for one of these scholarships.  I don't know what can I contribute, but I do want to know what's other countiies open education like in practice, What I can learn from their explorations and experiences, which can help China, a country who have 1/6 population of the would.

If I can make some contribution, I think I would make an introduaction of Teacher Education System and some related Policy in China and my recently pracitse on biology teacher learning community.  Open Education can mean a lot to China, because China's 700 million population are presents, and most of the present families can not afford tuition fees for their children. University and the Chinese government now is pursuing a policy of free teacher training, students who participate in this program don't have to pay their tuition, they can also received living aid from the government, but after graduation, they must return to their home town and work as a teacher for 10 years. Is this policy a good way out? Is Open Education more suitable for China? If so, teacher education of course should be firstly considered and put into practise in my opinion, but how. I have recently done some practical work,  the idea is very simple and the technology platform is very low-cost , I created a googlegroup, named BioTeaHouse , it is primarily designed  for secondary school biology teacher and educational researchers to communicate and learn together. With the development of the community, I feel more and more the importance of curriculum development, and BioTeaHouse is more and more like a big school, everyone can participate in the discussing, learning, sharing, everyone is as a student and at the same time as a teacher. How can we let this community develope into a public free teacher education school, which will let more people have access to teacher training and make them becoming outstanding teachers or learning leaders in the network. It may effectively promote and popularize the education of all children, no matter he or she is poor or not. Any practice and efforts in this direction,  I think,  is worthful and significant.

At present, I am a PhD candidate in teaching and learning in College of Life Science in Beijing Normal University. And I am aslo an active member of the very innovative social network for open education and Web 2.0 education called SocialLearnLab.  Xiuli Zhang and her friends are the founders and orgnizers of this social network.

PCK is a kind of teacher knowledge and beliefs which enable teachers to help students to learn a particular topic-related knowledge easily. Lots of reasearcher have do lots of studies of PCK. Here I collect some web links which may be useful for students and researchers who are now studying PCK.

1. PCK Groups
Google Group For PCK:https://groups.google.com/group/sciedu Diigo Group For PCK:http://groups.diigo.com/groups/pck-club Twitter Group For PCK:you can follow @pckclub on twitter, and send direct message to @pckclub to disscuss PCK.

2. PCK Researchers
There is a name list who studied PCK and published papers on PCK. check this Name list of reseachers who published papers on PCK

3. PCK Study Teams
van Driel, J H
Loughran, J
US Researchers

4. PCK Wiki
TPCK: http://www.tpck.org/ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge


Lee Shulman

5. PCK web links list chunlei's pesonal favorate links about PCK

what else about PCK? (you can tell me)

I collect about 300 research papers on pedagogical content Knowledge(PCK) study.  After a simple statistics, the authors' name and the number of his/her published papers are listed as the following.

Name Pnum
Verloop, N 34
Krajcik, J 30
van Driel, J H 29
Loughran, J 17
Marx, R W 10
Soloway, E 10
Berry, Amanda 9
Appleton, Ken 8
Beijaard, D 8
Veal, W R 8
Blumenfeld, P C 7
De Jong, Onno 7
Henze, Ineke 7
Akerson, Valarie 6
Gudmundsdottir, Sigrun 6
Sternberg, Robert J 6
Hudson, Peter 5
Lee, E 5
Luft, J A 5
McCaughtry, N 5
Meijer, P C 5
Vermunt, J D 5
Wu, H K 5
Bulte, AMW 4
Chen, W Y 4
Hofstein, A 4
Roehrig, G H 4
Rovegno, I 4
Zanting, A 4
Abell, Sandra 3
Adams, Paul 3
Ahtee, Maija 3
Baumert, J 3
Bulger, S M 3
Davis, E A 3
Fishman, B 3
Gess-Newsome, Julie 3
Grigorenko, Elena L 3
Housner, L D 3
Kunter, M 3
Lederman, Norman G. 3
Magnusson, Shirley 3
Mamlok-Naaman, R 3
McNeill, K L 3
Mulhall, P 3
Rivet, A E 3
Taber, Keith S 3
Terwel, J 3
Thompson, Jessica 3
Traianou, Anna 3
Weiss, Iris R. 3
Windschitl, Mark 3

Today we have many many info sources and much much information to check out. But it is still difficult for us to access the right info precisely and quickly. There are too much unrelated info to let out, and too much incorrect info to correct. And we should also learn to judge which info source is more comprehensive and which is just one-sided or even telling lies.

But before we learning  critical thinking, we should be able to have accesss to all the info sources. We need this kind of freedom to access more info sources, then we can have a more comprehensive view.  Having the ability of critical thinking is not  for just criticizing,  but to give constructional suggestions which help to make a change and let the thing on the right direction.

I used have lots of blogs before. But because of all kinds of reasons eg IP, GFW, and other personal reason, I never keep blogging for long.

But this time, I want make some difference. I will keep blogging here for a year and see what will be diffrent.

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