Monthly Archives: September 2011

IWB Creativity and Collaboration

I have been doing a lot of training in the last month on how to utilize Promethean boards in an “interactive” way. This is what administrators tell me they want. Most administrators have never taught with one so I always … Continue reading

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Responsibility

“A law cannot create as sense of responsibility.” -Arundhati Ghosh I’m inspired to write this blog today from a podcast that I listened to this morning (Enough- The Minimal Mac Podcast).  In the episode they were talking about twitter and … Continue reading

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Why Teach Social Media?

As we look at 21st century skills in education, there is a lot of emphasis on making sure students are utilizing webtools and concepts.  Approaches to content creation like blogging, digital storytelling, and content remixing are being merged with collaboration … Continue reading

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Curatorship: Individual Responsibility or Job of Expert?

via flickr.com Thank you Brian Eno for presenting the obvious before anyone else discovers it. I hope we all find curatorship skills and utilize them more effectively. Organizing information and being able to find it later is going to be … Continue reading

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The Torrent of Interent Information and Restricting Access

via flickr.com This is a commonly used argument for restricting access, utilizing resources that will curate information for our selves or our students. The trouble with these kinds of metaphors is that people start to actually immagine that the interent … Continue reading

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