Current application dates for Flat Classroom projects.
I'll be running NetGenEd and co-planning Eracism with Julie as well as work with the book club starting in February.
Flat Classroom Project – application deadline January 23, 2012 for FCP12-1
Digiteen – application deadline February 1, 2012 for Digiteen 12-1
‘A Week in the Life…' – application deadline February 15, 2012 for AWL12-1
Eracism – application deadline February 30, 2012 for Eracism 2012
NetGenEd – application deadline February 1, 2012 for NetGenEd 2012
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Global Education Conference 2011
A Twitter party talking about the 21st century workforce online January 5, 2012 from 8-9 pm EST. The hashtag is #edworld for this event. So, you already have your favorite hashtag? I find this a way to find and meet new people.
Watch some inspirational videos on technology with the Flat Classroom 11-3 awards. Scroll down to see the winning first, second, and third place videos. We had more than 200 videos submitted this time.
Microsoft not going for social networking but for educational networking. Before you roll your eyes, the fact is that overlaying educational networks on top of social networks is rife with problems. This is being tested at University of Washington, Syracuse University and New York University. There are many benefits to keeping work and personal separate and educational networks may be a great asset if done right, to the education space.
Open education resources in Brazil and where it is now. This link is to Stephen Downes' overview of the work.
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