A gist on one chapter:
“One thing is certain: although schools may fundamentally look and act as they have for more than one hundred years, the way individuals learn has forever changed. Instead of learning from others who have the credentials to “teach” in a networked world, we learn with others on our own and with whom we share nothing more than a passion for knowing. In a global community, we are at once teachers and learners—changing roles as required, contributing, collaborating, and working together to re-create the world, regardless of where we are at any given moment.
These learning transactions require a shifted understanding of literacies and skills as well as new literacies and practices that learning in networks and online social communities demands. For educators, acquiring network literacies is a first step in developing new pedagogies and, in turn, new classrooms and curricula that prepare students for the future…”