Just finished a great discussion with Steve Hargadon's session on School 2.0 (don't turn me out) — but it was about what we need to do to build a mass repository of best practices and resources. The answer… don't build anything new but harness the power of something like delicious, etc.
Great discussion (see the notes.)
- We need a database for links and database for matching common curricular needs/ time frames.
- We need tagging standards by grade level and subject area (content level). See http://k12wiki.wikispaces.com/Tagging+to+help+Teachers
- We need a volunteer group to volunteer to tag resources in delicious. We will investigate the possibility of having a network and pull the RSS feeds for the standard tags from just that delicious network. (if it is possible)
- It needs to be simple and have video tutorials or other information to help people get up to speed.
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