iPhone programming as part of a college computer science curriculum – ABSOLUTELY! Congratulations Dean Shareski!
I can’t tell if this event will be online too, but if you’re in London – it is a good one. Love the description and appreciate Terry Freedman pointing me to it:
“many authoritarian governments are now also beginning to exploit cyberspace for their own purposes; some of them appear to be succeeding in subverting the internet’s democratising potential. We may have overestimated the internet’s ability to bring change and underestimated the role that political, social and cultural forces play in determining how new technologies are being adopted.
Could the internet actually inhibit rather than empower civil society? Join Evgeny Morozov as he outlines the dramatically different ways in which the internet’s potential can be utilised by citizens and regimes.”
Just joined Atlantis Seekers – a really cool network of educators who meet on most Monday nights in SEcond Life to learn headed up by uber-digital storytelling pioneer Bernajean Porter.
Top five ways students use technology to cheat — of course, all of them involve the cell phone, which will certainly push many to continue to say they should be banned. To me, teachers should be vigilant and watchful. Also, who says you have to give the same test to all of your classes or a pop quiz on the same day? It is time to get smart!
Great cartoon about how we make mistakes with designing instruction – and it is all in one cartoon. Beautiful!
If you use Linux because it is worry free as related to viruses – don’t be caught sleeping – an infected set of Linux botnets are distributing malware, experts have discovered.
This is Google’s website that will make it easier for you to get your data out of Google. This is certainly an admirable thing for Google to do, but perhaps has practical applications as well – putting the onus of backup back on the users.
Music makes students smarter – proof from the UK which has spurred them to add a comprehensive music program back into their schools.
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