Monday, 21 November 2016

The Beginning of the End?

Every week I receive the 'Welsh Government pre-11 Dysg Newsletter' via email. In Issue 156 (9th November) my eye was drawn to the 'Hwb Classes Guide' link (https://goo.gl/6qPKQO). Basically from within the Hwb platform - My Groups area, users can now create their own class area (much like they can in the Hwb Communities area) but can now invite pupils in and share digital resources with them such as Playlists, documents and take part in discussions. Not a full range of social learning tools as yet, but perhaps that's not a million miles away? Back in March I 'gazed into the crystal ball' and predicted the demise of the Hwb+ element of the Hwb platform. With this development are we seeing the beginning of the end for Hwb+?