Just read today that Limewire, very well known amongst our preteens and teens in k12 schools (and YIKES, even younger kids) has been shut down. Should we teach students about this? YOU BET. Students have a serious understanding of what Limewire and other similar sites can do. But it is also a huge MISunderstanding. Many [...]
Category Archive for 'Copyright'
I guess I should rephrase that question–is uploading/downloading “copyrighted” music through p2p file sharing legal? I’ve had this conversation with kids (even my own) frequently, and generally it winds up being an argument that is pointless. The kids tell me it is so easy, will never end, and can’t be stopped, and not only that [...]
This Tuesday there is a LIVE presentation given by Joyce Valenza among others on a long and extensive attempt to make copyright less confusing for educators. Have you heard of it? The presentation will be broadcast live via streaming video, and if you can participate in a UStream chat OR a “Cover-it-Live” chat, you can [...]
I read MANY blogs. I have a folder called classroom blogs, and most of the blogs in this folder are blogs whose target audience is not necessarily the world wide web, but instead the students that attend that class daily. Mr. K’s 21st Century Learning Center is one like this. I’m glad he lets us [...]