Daily Spotlight on Education 07/05/2009

  • Larry Magid writes about his view on NECC in the San Jose Mercury News, and in particular the use of the backchannel at the Web 2.0 session with Steve Hargadon.
  • “There is a problem with energy literacy” says Chevron CEO, David O'Reilly, in Thomas Friedman's Hot Flat and Crowded – Julie and I are working to incorporate energy and environment into our next Flat Classroom mini-conference in Februray and we turned up this energy literacy nonprofit. This is fascinating. 
    This is just one resource we reviewed and is not the BASIS for our project, just one resource we reviewed, so please do not view this bookmark as an endorsement of this or any other project, just as a place to share resources.  We'll let you know the official basis of our project when the time comes!

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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Watch Free Online TV Unlimited July 8, 2009 - 10:55 pm

They should guest guys from renewable energy (like Solar) instead of getting a representative from Chevron.

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