Another cool tutorial by Richard Byrne over at Free Tech for Teachers, a website I highly recommend.
If it is the right thing to do , it doesn't matter. It only matters if it can be linked to test scores. I find this kind of thinking offensive and ridiculous. As the southern farmer down the street would say “that's bass ackwards.” This article turns my stomach.I
Educational networks are here to stay, but do we really understand them? This grant is a clear sign to me that we don't or that we don't think social media rules apply here.
I believe we'll see a MOOC in K12 in the next 6 months and maybe sooner. Some great thoughts from Stephen Downes linking to a nice article on the topic.
Haptic systems stimulate (or simulate) the sense of touch. It is the type of technology that will enable holodeck like experiences (coupled with 3D generated images). Don't think this sort of thing isn't going to happen. Haptics are a big part of the future of how we use computers and the entertainment of the future.
An article I wrote for smartblogs about all the ways to connect.
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