So, the etmooc.org introduction session last night was quite fun. I always enjoyed backchannel chatting heading, having access to use the online whiteboard well also being exposed to new ideas.
The side cow project, well multimedia Collective design pages were fun too!…
Starting off 2013
I’ve had an incredibly sad start to the new year 2013 – losing my beloved mini-schnauzer Octavian – too young and suddenly to an aggressive blood cancer on Jan. 7. He shared two homes – making both me and my parents’ his castle.… Continue reading
I’m cleaning out my home drive at school. I need to make room. Found this little activity that has students not only assess the media web site but think about the way they can map and view world statistics.
It’s a great introductory activity that allows students to assess and clarify what design and elements they like in a site, and also a jumping point to discuss point of view and representation of data.… Continue reading
Just registered for my first Massive Open Online Course – or MOOC, if I’ve got the acronym correct.
It’s very exciting as I love learning, discovering and reflecting. I heard Steven Downes, one of the moderators of the course, speak at ECOO two years ago.… Continue reading
In the inspiration that is ASI2011 (Advanced Broadband Enabled Learning) @ABEL learning annual conference
ASI2011 home I’ve decided to start blogging again.
What about? Well, about teaching, education, ideas to engage students, projects, and am looking to get other to contribute and add ideas as well.
ABEL ASI celebrates its 10th anniversary by the way.… Continue reading
It was a 2007 series or social experiment. Take 40 kids, aged 8 to 15 from all backgrounds across the U.S. and have them build a town.
This series, Kid Nation, takes place in Bonanza City, New Mexico.
The kids are given a town council (four leaders of four teams of kids), an old ghost town and a “diary” left by “previous” Bonanza City adult members, who were unable to make the town work.… Continue reading