Great article from Ben Grey on Building Better Backchannels. It is not in just the building but in teaching the appropriate use and how to effectively teach through them. There is definitely a learning curve.
Phenomenal article from Bob Sprankle about how he “taught from home” last week — I do it too in the very rare case that I am home.
Sometimes it is frustrating b/c I'm still pretty much teaching class, however it is great because I'm still pretty much teaching class. I guess I just know about the teachers who play sick and sleep at the beach and those who teach from home when they are contagious. Redefining distance learning is going to be part of what we do.
Interview with Billy Graham at 90.
He says that one thing he can do at his age is encourage and mentor younger ministers.
There is a huge value in those educators who are at post-retirement age — we STILL NEED THEM.
Lawrence Lessig reflects on outgoing FCC chairman, Kevin Martin.
Fascinating Article about how to change people's attitudes.
Real Life Photoshop Desktop — cool looking, but imagine how LONG this took to make! I could see something like this to teach about a software program you REALLY had to know. This is very cool.
New trend: Real Life imitating software.
This fascinating link from Alan Levine: Project SunSpot: Small Programmable Object Technologies.
Would love to see us look into 3D learning as well – from an older article in 1997.
Excellent article by Suzie Boss at edutopia about filtration. I think this is an article to print and send to IT departments and headmasters. Excellent writing.
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