K12 online proposal deadline is August 16th!! It is time to get together and get this done! Considering putting one together where my students would participate — any other teachers and their students game? Have something up my sleeve.
Amazon thread from CEO apologizing for deletion of 1984 copies from Kindles for copyright issues. Kind of big brother-ish but the apology is very well phrased and looks real. Kudos to Bezos for at least doing the right thing here.
If you have a music program at your school, perhaps you should peruse some of the fascinating thing my new friend Christopher Amos, director of Distance Learning for Carnegie Hall is doing. (I met him at NECC.)
Dr. Bonk's new book is out and it is excellent (yes, I have a preview copy.) It has a delightful overview of what is happening with technology and global collaboration (and includes flat classroom and also a sidebar about how Dr. Bonk and I met at GAETC two years a go – kind of humorous.) Excellent book that I highly recommend, or you may want to take a look at these webcasts, webinars, free resources and podcasts about it as well. Dr. Curtis Bonk is also known a s Travelinedman
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