Monthly Archives: November 2010

changing face of education

‘when youth own the public education agenda’ a discussion of the new YouMedia space at the chicago public library where tradional forms of knowledge ‘books’ are placed next to new media with excellent results. ‘if it aint learning, it aint … Continue reading

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erin mckean redefines the dictionary

god i love this TED talk! erin is such a wonderful nerd with a love of words and an infectious and mischevious approach

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book art

‘this is where we live’ a beautiful animated world of books

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attention, engagement and the new generation

there’s been a lot of talk about the new generation and it’s inability to concentrate, focus, follow narrative, go deep…. it’s controversial and often makes me mad. here’s a great response to the new york times piece ‘growing up digital, … Continue reading

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EDtalks

EDtalks is a fantastic collection of videos and presentations by innovative and inspiring educators. ‘students will stop doing stuff and start making stuff’ (at the 2 min 30 mark) ewan mcintosh podcast ‘technology’s impact on learning’ on Core Education EDtalks … Continue reading

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more on digital literacies

michael wesch  ‘from knowledgable to knowledge-able: learning in new media environments’ a course description for a “Twenty-First Century Literacies” class being delivered at HASTAC. great ideas for enagaement and some radical ones for assessment. here’s the list of some of … Continue reading

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thanks to the cats pyjamas

many thanks to joyce for such an inspiring presentation at conVerge10. some ideas: education should be about ‘learning communities’ instructional design often falls into the ‘content trap.’ in class, face to face we: provide content lead and stimulate discussion conduct … Continue reading

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