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How do we redirect seemingly inane goals of “connecting” beyond upping friend, follower, and subscriber counts towards notions of community and care and concern for each other, especially in places and conversations that are fraught with anger, frustration, and deep, deep potential for harm?
A few weeks ago my twitter sphere contained a discussion about how to make those simultaneous equation problems involving coins a bit more engaging for kids. I read a few tweets and connected to something Dan Meyer was doing. First up I saw his picture of coins, American coins, and I thought, well I can’t use this with Australian kids, I’ll have to do something myself.…
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Yesterday I went along to the EduWiki Conference 2014 conference in Edinburgh organised by Wikimedia UK. A really interesting day included presentations about how wikipedia is being used in education (mostly tertiary) and a great discussion of how support for using Wikipedia in schools could be developed.…
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells was never a big seller. It sat on many a library shelf, never being checked out until the night of Oct. 30, 1938. Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater hosted a radio broadcast that night that scared Americans half to death.… Continue reading
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Hi! I am trying to embed my classtools quiz and I cannot figure it out! Can you tell me how you did it?… Continue reading