My wife and I produced a video for the Interwrite Learning contest and lo and behold we are in the finals! This is a $15,000 contest to get her some badly needed technology for her classroom. Problem is we are in the public voting stage of the competition and up against much larger districts with a lot of voting power. If you have liked my videos I ask that you go register and vote for her video. I admit that I am biased in this case, but I know how much she needs this equipment and her…Continue
Follw the link of online news papers of the world.It contains allmost all the newspapers of every part of the world
Added by Jeri Hurd on October 25, 2007 at 10:54am — No Comments
WHY USE RSS FEEDS?…
These sites are web-tools that you can build with. If we can tame the 800 pound gorilla of time and apply our vision and creativity, there are hundreds of opportunities to connect curriculum with the dynamic world on the highly interactive Read/Write web.
Picking up the tools offered by Web 2.0…
Added by Sue Buchanan on October 16, 2007 at 8:54pm — No Comments
I will be attending this conference which has already begun with a preconference session with David Warlick. I signed up for audio podcasts which I thought would help me decide which video sessions to attend. I've listened to David Warlick who demonstrates the lack of boundaries to communication that now exist, yet also the need to create new…Continue
Added by Yolan Mistele on October 13, 2007 at 12:29am — No Comments
I had the opportunity to participate in a Webcast sponsored by Focus on the Family a couple of nights ago. The theme was "Family Protection" and they featured the author of "Plugged in and Tuned Out', Vicki Courtney.
This is one of many resources available to educators and parents on Internet safety and usage issues. One of the concerns I have as an educator is that some parents react by wanting to disconnect the Internet! This was not the advice given in the session by the author and…Continue
Added by Brenda Klockenga on October 11, 2007 at 9:40am — No Comments
ADVANTAGES OF TAGGING AND FOLKSONOMY
Tagging takes away the decision-making process of choosing the right category and risk the possibility of ending in a poorly defined sub-category. Tagging allows you to include associated concepts without wondering whether you have categorized the item in the correct folder or not.
Applying structured taxonomies is frustrating because some items do not fit comfortably into any category. This…Continue
Added by Ann Bell on October 9, 2007 at 2:32pm — No Comments
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Just read a good article on tech literacy -- the chart at the end that describes a "digital native" - our students - is a good one.
How do we educate these "digital natives"? I still think that good keyboarding skills are an essential basic, as well as applications such…Continue