I am always extremely encouraged when I hear about teachers who incorporate blogging as a tool for students to reflect and evaluate. There are some really great classroom blogs where teachers have provided some guidelines about blogging and expectations for their students. One good example of a classroom blog is the South Titan Government Blog. [...]
Archive for November, 2008
Techno-fear: a state where humans feel they are losing control due to advances in technology.* Nearly every day, I’m bombarded by statements – in person or via some news outlet- expressing “techno-fear.” If a young person is in trouble due to something posted to a social network, there is a negative focus on the public [...]
A couple of weeks ago, I asked for “Must Read” submissions, and received some through Twitter and some through comments. I compiled the list and am sharing them in a Google spreadsheet here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=p-RYpU6NncZV-0d8nYEeUUw Please feel free to add to the list! Thanks to all who responded!
I haven’t been able to get this out of my mind recently… even though I’ve tweeted about it several times, posted notes on my Facebook account, etc. I have a genuine concern for what kids learned from the election process, and it definitely ties into 21st century skills, too. Web 2.0 has changed politics forever. [...]