Archive for June, 2009

Bradbury Still Championing Libraries

Saturday, June 20th, 2009 Posted in observations | No Comments »

The New York Times article titled, A Literary Legend Fights for Local Library, running June 19th featured Ray Bradbury (well-known author of Farhenheit 451) and his lifelong championship of libraries ... Read more..

Virtually Attending the Whole Time

Friday, June 19th, 2009 Posted in observations, social media | No Comments »

With semester exams and end-of-year details, attending this year's Games, Learning and Society Conference (GLS 5.0) in Madision wasn't a possibility (booooo!).  But then again, through the magic of "Twitter" ... Read more..

iPoetry Workshop: The Condensed, Let’s Get Down to Business Version

Friday, June 12th, 2009 Posted in design theory, multiple literacies | No Comments »

iPoetry in the Classroom with University of Wisconsin graduate students Jen Scott Curwood and Damiana Gibbons and Lora Cowell, Library Media Specialist at Hartford Union High School. In examining the role that digital ... Read more..

GLS 5.0 iPoetry “Director’s Cut”

Friday, June 12th, 2009 Posted in design theory, multiple literacies | 1 Comment »

iPoetry in the Classroom  with University of Wisconsin graduate students Jen Scott Curwood and Damiana Gibbons and Lora Cowell, Library Media Specialist at Hartford Union High School. In examining the role that digital poetry can ... Read more..

Backchatter – Trendwatching in Twitter

Thursday, June 11th, 2009 Posted in observations | 1 Comment »

Educators and researchers attending this year's Games+Learning+Society Conference 5.0 have been playing a game (Backchatter at twitology.com) that develops skills in trendwatching.  It's a concept with interesting application potential in ... Read more..

On anonymity….

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 Posted in observations | No Comments »

In his post, The Web as Human Development, Will Richardson  writes: The Web and the social connections and learning it affords is moving us, I think, to a different type of ... Read more..

HistoryRemix: Dave Z…be tempted. Be very, very tempted.

Monday, June 8th, 2009 Posted in HistoryRemix | No Comments »

I'm not entirely convinced that the analogy "Think of it like Facebook for the First World War" is accurate, but the new research model being proposed at Muninn WWI does ... Read more..

HistoryRemix: A New World View?

Monday, June 8th, 2009 Posted in social media | No Comments »

Check out the World map of Social Networks! It's almost as if the Cold War is still in play! Read more..

Come to the Summer Mixer…

Monday, June 8th, 2009 Posted in multiple literacies | No Comments »

Just around the end (Friday is our last official day of school), summer offers time to recoup...recharge...REMIX?  Well, I certainly hope so.  Staring the summer with a presentation at the ... Read more..