I have to totally agree with this important document about teachers leaving out some of the most useful ways to define words – -I teach my students to define in google AND on their cell phones. Why not? 10 seconds to text to google AND get an answer — several minutes to use a dictionary.
Web 2.0 Web Quest from Bernie Dodge today — India and Pakistan conflict resolution.
Fascinating way that you can search who said what — this takes the US presidential candidates but you can use it to compare other people as well. This is fascinating.
K12 online conference has started this week — enjoy it!
The Ning for the upcoming conference in January — it is REALLY Happening – I'm so excited!
This organization had people vote on the top elearning tools, while I'd put Diigo FAR AND ABOVE higher than delicious, a lot of people just haven't tried it yet. (I still send diigo links through to delicious anyway.) Some interesting items on here.
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