The Dawn of Learning…

Thursday, February 18th, 2010 Posted in observations | No Comments »

Absolutely powerful message!  While administrators may be relying on the loss of revenue as the impetus for change, this is the REAL reason we should be restructuring the places and ... Read more..

Indecent Indeed

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 Posted in funding, multiple literacies, teaching & learning | No Comments »

Read Buffy Hamilton's (The Unquiet Librarian) powerful response (An Indecent Proposal) to the President's failure to include funding in support of school libraries.  This failure to strengthen his recent official ... Read more..

Getting Started with Classroom Blogging

Monday, April 27th, 2009 Posted in web 2.0 tools | No Comments »

Educational Consultant, Megan Poore moderates the blog Meg’s Blogagogy. The blog offers educators a tutorial in how to (and why to) use blogs in an educational setting, all the creating a ... Read more..

WikiSpaces: Constructive Practice

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009 Posted in web 2.0 tools | No Comments »

Simply put, this is constructivism.  Collaborative authorship, peer editing, constructive practice...WIKIS offer learners an opportunity to interact across space and time.  As authors, students can interact both freely and reflectively. ... Read more..

VoiceThread

Sunday, January 18th, 2009 Posted in web 2.0 tools | 1 Comment »

VoiceThread is a interactive media tool that allows users to comment on images and video through text, drawing, audio, and video inputs.  Multiple users can connect to a single piece ... Read more..

Capzles: Collaborative Publishing

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 Posted in web 2.0 tools | No Comments »

I first encountered Capzles during the 2008 election when TruthDig (a non-partisan political watchdog) featured "Vetting Sarah Palin" as a means of chronicling the history of this political enigma.  TruthDig ... Read more..