Fascinating discussion about privacy and ethical allowance of students using full names at the college level has emerged on friendfeed. Read, learn, and jump in.
Excellent post from David Warlick with lots of wonderful ideas for promoting a learning lifestyle in your school. Brian Tracy calls this being an “omnilearner” – that you are always learning all of the time – it is an ongoing process. Modeling is vital also!
Really nice post on Randy’s Tech Tactics about the many great lists of youtube videos for education and also a tutorial on how to embed youtube videos into Powerpoint. Hey, Randy, thank you for taking the time to put this together — great blog post to share from Randy Doughman!
All of the incredible links from Curt Bonk’s excellent book: The World is Open.
Here is a lovely cross- curricular project that the spanish teacher and I did together. She came to me and said, “I want to use this but will you help me on the technology side, I don’t have to understand the technology to use the technology.” My answer is YES! We took 2 days, did it in class, and there is a rich project that also gives her a legacy to hand down to other classes and for others to use and share.
In this, students are taking tours of countries. They will play this and critique it in class using the teacher’s hook up between her computer and large screen tv.
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