I am hooked on the WEB 2.0, learnertwopointo, the whole 2nd run at all that we are and can be doing with technology and ITS (Instructional and Information Technologies) use in our learners world. The potential is huge; the obstacles are too. Teachers time is a big obstacle as is an approaching point of exhaustion with just one more new thing. When I was working in higher ed. I attended one of the first internatonal conferences on Internet2. That was in 1998 or 9…
So, I was chatting with a friend on IM tonight and it occured to me that one facet that's been missing in this discussion is that we keep talking about adding these tools to our practice. Or transforming our practice to incorporate the various technologies.
The problem is, that's not how the tools work.
It's 9.30pm here in Colorado. This is the online prime time. The Right Coast is winding down. The Left Coast is ramping up. It's the middle of the afternoon in Adelaide, but… Continue
Trying to decide if this has a place in my job. .... I am just getting my teachers to buy into Moodle and we have a digital portfolio software that I am pushing. Digital Storytelling is big this Spring. Is this a way to tie it all together? I tried Elgg (new name now) - but this seems a bit smoother and not quite so involved.
Added by Sharon Betts on March 27, 2007 at 5:12pm —
This is a great idea! a little MyS*ace for the teaching and learning crowd! ... and timely too! I'm teaching a course called, "Emerging Technology in Education" next quarter and plan to use this as a bouncing pad with my graduate students. Like I said in my profile, I'm a Research Associate for the Center for Electronic Studying, a division of The Center for Advanced Technology in Education at the University of Oregon, but they also - once in a while - let me teach a…
O.k. -- so I've been obsessed with this lately, but it's something I really do worry about. How do we fund School 2.0 (Sorry, Steve, I'm a principal, I've got to look at it from the school level...) when we're barely funding School 1.0 in our cities?
I was pleased today to discover this new initiative by Steve Hargadon and others. Below are some of my thoughts on the importance of social networks for the professional development and growth of educators.
Social Networks - Challenge and Fun!
It has been an exceptionally busy 9 or 10 months. Although I have long finished my course work for a graduate degree in educational technology, over this time period I have developed richer and more meaningful relationships… Continue
Okay, so I'm pretty sure this is my antiquated brain trying to wrap my head around this network thing, but I'm wondering why my School 2.0 stuff isn't showing up here as well??? Obviously I am a social networking neophyte, but I want to be able to do it all from one place. How do I do that?
There are tons of quiz makers on the market, search it on Google, you will find more. Most of them are online test makers, now I choose some popular desktop test makers, and list some useful data for each test makers. Hope this information could give you some direction to when choose the right test maker.… Continue
Federation of Malaya Replacing Malayan Union By Amira Amir, Kuala Lumpur
What is Malayan Union?
Malayan Union, a federation that brings a lot of protest among the Malayan citizens will be form January, 1948. The purpose of this federation is to simplify the administration, make it easier for the British to rule as it unifies Malay Peninsula under one government
. The Unwilling approval
This idea was first brought by British on… Continue