Saturday, July 16, 2011

Post weekly (weekly)

  • "A place to share e-learning and Web 2.0 tools for education. Computers and laptops in education are important only when used with good pedagogy. Digital content and creation is an important part of the process for educators in the 21st century."

    tags: web2.0 tools

  • Let's discuss

    tags: CIPA filter

  • Before you click on that tinyurl that someone just tweeted to you, you might want to check it out here first. If it doesn't show up - DO NOT CLICK IT!

    tags: URL

  • "Free Children's eBooks" Make your own to sync to your ipad or iphone, etc

    tags: ebook

  • I LOVE stuff that is very creative. This is surely one. Share it with your art teacher friends.

    tags: Art music

  • Interesting article about school reform. This should start some interesting conversations

    tags: innovation reform

    • One thing the current "reformers" have right is that we should be innovating. We should be learning from innovative teachers, schools, programs and countries already showing success, as well as promoting real innovation through our policies and investments. Currently "Race to the Top" makes it very difficult to really innovate because it demands conditions that support too narrow an approach. It actually stifles true innovation.
    • One thing the current "reformers" have right is that we should be innovating. We should be learning from innovative teachers, schools, programs and countries already showing success, as well as promoting real innovation through our policies and investments. Currently "Race to the Top" makes it very difficult to really innovate because it demands conditions that support too narrow an approach. It actually stifles true innovation.
  • " The answer to almost any question is available within seconds, courtesy of the invention that has altered how we discover knowledge - the search engine. Materializing answers from the air turns out to be the easy part - the part a machine can do. The real difficulty kicks in when you click down into your search results. At that point, it's up to you to sort the accurate bits from the misinfo, disinfo, spam, scams, urban legends, and hoaxes. "Crap detection," as Hemingway called it half a century ago, is more important than ever before, now that the automation of crapcasting has generated its own word: "spamming.""

    tags: literacy

  • "You've heard the rumors, and they're true: Microsoft's motion-sensing Kinect camera turns out to be hacktastic. Mouse pointers and picture shuffling? So 2010. Why not control robots with your arms? Fire lasers from your head? Steal piles of candy? Fiddle with toilet seats hands-free?"

    tags: kinect

  • Wonderful matrix to help you determine your level of Tech integration. Thanks to Sue Sheffer for sharing this with me.

    tags: matrix integration

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