April 2009 Blog Posts (9)

Integrating Technology and Teacher Collaboration

April 24, 2009


Added by Nellie Deutsch on April 23, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Have your voice heard on Earth Day 2009!

Earthcast is a 24 hour broadcast held on April 22, 2009. It begins on April 22, 2009 at 00:00:00 GMT, which is 8:00pm Tuesday in my time zone, and runs until 23:00:00GMT or 7:00pm Wednesday where I live. All the live action can be heard by navigating to http://earthbridges.net/live

and more information about the Earthcast is available at… Continue

Added by Durff on April 18, 2009 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Distribution of resources must be part of conversation on future of education

I added a new map to my photo album on Future of Education today. It's one of many you can see here and here. I've also added an interactive Tutor/Mentor Program Locator, that enables site users to create their own map views.

These are intended to support visual thinking so when we talk about… Continue

Added by Daniel Bassill on April 15, 2009 at 7:38am — No Comments

Free 5-day Online Workshop for Educators

Join a free 5-day online workshop on how to integrate technology into your classroom by learning to use and collaborate on Wikieducator !

Every educator is welcome!!!

Added by Nellie Deutsch on April 12, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Adventure Games - fun educational tool - New release

Escape the Museum -Now available on Nintendo Wii - Release 14/04

Escape the Museum is a great adventure / hidden object game. You will use your Wii remote to solve a variety of puzzles and salvage priceless artifacts

Develop your thinking and analytical skills to outsmart the security system to unblock exits and work towards a reunion with your daughter ...more

Also check our Extended… Continue

Added by Nathalie on April 10, 2009 at 2:43am — No Comments

Should we vest students as co-owners of market-based schools?

In many public schools, learning has been paralyzed by a combination of poor teaching, peer pressures that undercut academic success, and outright disruption of classrooms.

Is it possible that healthier outcomes would emerge by engaging students as designers -- and stakeholders -- of for-profit learning ventures that compete with under-performing schools?

A new framework for success-sharing

Many states now permit formation of for-profit charter schools,… Continue

Added by Mark Frazier on April 9, 2009 at 6:42pm — No Comments


Just join the group and wanted to say hello.

Looking forward to participate

Fun Educational Games

Added by Nathalie on April 7, 2009 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Using free Web 2.0 tools in education

A few friends and I have been working at a startup building a tool for very large conversations online. We've only recently introduced it to the world of education, and we are very excited at the possibilities. Students as young as eighth grade have found it easy enough to use. The importance of this type of technology is that it challenges students how to really think about what they want to say; that sounds simple, but the results are surprising.

It can be used when teachers want… Continue

Added by Lucas Cioffi on April 6, 2009 at 12:40pm — No Comments

May 2, 2009 MIT Conference: Learning in a Participatory Culture

Announcing our Spring conference:

Learning in a Participatory Culture

At NML's May 2nd conference, we will share our new web-based learning environment, the Learning Library, and host a series of conversations and workshops about the integration and implementation of the new media literacies across disciplines. Workshops include "The Complexities of Copyright: Shepard Fairey v. the AP," "Mapping in Participatory Culture: Boundaries," "Using Wikipedia in the Classroom" and many… Continue

Added by Erin Brockette Reilly on April 2, 2009 at 8:25pm — No Comments

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