As I clear out 32 years worth of visual aids and trim Terra Bytes off
my school file space, my crisis of identity deepens. 22nd July Mr
Pallister; a teacher, a Leader of Learning at Wolsingham School and
Community College; 23rd of July, John Pallister, Who?
I reflected again on Helen Barrett’s concept of a legacy/rewirement
on my attempts at promoting the idea that everyone should register
their own domain name and maintain a Web page that acts as their
personal ‘home page’. The public facing ‘home page’ being the first
page that anyone would look at, the page that directs visitors to the
digital evidence or activity that the owner might want/ might be
prepared for, the public to access. A page that gives the owner some
element of control over their digital identity, or at least allows
them to signpost their positive activities and identity.
I decided that I had better take some time off from thinking about
Personalised Learning and sort out my digital identity. Attempt 1 Dot
5 - www.JohnPallister.net
, all comments and suggestions welcome.
Then a senior moment, I drifted off to look again at something that I
had posted to my Mosep blog in February 2007, where I was beginning
to think that an ePortfolio might “provide the ‘home page’ that the
student uses to access all of their resources, their services and
their social networks, as well as recording achievements, reflections
etc. It will become their first point of access for any information,
communications etc, it will be their 'flight deck' for their digital
Have probably changed my mind? Need to think a bit more, is there any
relationship between a learner’s Personal Learning Environment and
their Digital Identity.