maybe it's as simple as this... http://tinyurl.com/kwj9a9 - planning to try it out this fall.
reason: i know we're more together - but the kids don't. is it because we pick their groups for them and then change them every 2 weeks?
ongoing groups built from passion.
very anxious to watch it live in a public classroom. through broadband powered laptops.
Experiments in converting teachers into innovators have been extremely successful. One such program has thousands of teachers in it and they are clamoring for more technology so they can try their... more »
Instead, let's consider using the open standards of the web and those things we already know are popular, for example:
- the random "surprise" element of the browser add-on stumble-upon
- the motivational, incentive-based reards system that comes with a site like freerice.com where kids can feed the world through their successful... more »
But is it really possible to bring data communication professionals, higher education institutions, public school districts, telecom providers, state government, educators, students, parents, public broadcasters and libraries together in a meaningful way? A living example of this kind of statewide collaboration... more »
What do you think Tim is talking about here? What would "government as a service" look like in the Education space? Consider varying "shades of grey" -- inside the classroom? Instruction without a classroom?... more »
TeachersFirst.com, a free, ad-free service of the non-profit The Source for Learning (www.sourceforlearning.org) has been conducting... more »
There are some interesting ideas in this document:
I wonder if anyone has input on them? The questions about:
* Authority in learning?
* Classroom vs virtual?
* Learning vs participating?
I would appreciate any feedback or comments on this and what it means to you in your classroom, school or other educational domain. Thanks - Steve