Sharing the excitement

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!…

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Worldmapper – ways of seeing the world (visualizing info)

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

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Change / MOOC / Through My Lens (exhibit change)

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

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Here we go – again (inspired by ASI2011) 1EME#1

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

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Kid Nation assignment

Kid Nation

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

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