I’m still reeling with the knowledge that my wonderful advisor from the University of South Carolina, Dr. Donna Shannon, is reading my blog. This just blows me away! Look at the bottom of this email she sent me: W00T! Best of all she wants me to “virtually” join her SLIS 761 class to talk about [...]
Tag Archive '21st Century Learning'
Do Ostriches really bury their heads in the sand when frightened? According to “Phrase Finder” this is a myth. Ostriches basically when frightened lay down and flatten their heads along the ground, so as to disguise themselves from possible predators. But this reminds me very much of how our schools and IT deal with content [...]
Our school is considering an investment in Interwrite Boards for teachers. We have roughly five teachers who already use them, as the Interwrite Pads were in one of the rounds of laptop initiatives the teachers could sign up for. In just searching the Internet I found a price of an estimated $600. Not bad for [...]
Posted in 21st century, Blogging, Chris Craft, Creative Commons, David Jakes, Dean Shareski, Digital Photography, Digital Storytelling, Digital Video, Flickr, Jennifer Wagner, Twitter, Web 2.0 on Dec 27th, 2007
As I see others reflecting on the year 2007 as it draws to a close, I must as well. There have been several changes for me including a new job, a new living arrangement for my family, and new opportunities that are as a direct result of joining the blogosphere and interacting with a network [...]
What a difference a week makes! Saturday the Edublogger awards were announced, and I was so sure I did not win, I did not even go into Second Life to hear who did, nor did I tap into the many portals made available live (like Edtech Talk, Skype, and others…) You see, as I told [...]
Christmas shoppers are out in droves—that’s a good thing right? Here’s my Christmas list for school. These are things I’m not likely to purchase on my own, but would like to see added to the school resources. I’m not hyperlinking, as I’d like for readers to make recommendations! 1 Terabyte external hard drive I have [...]