Facebook Revisited

A 2nd year teacher that I keep in touch with sent me an email yesterday: “Hey Dave! How do you feel about adding students as friends on Facebook?  I use my Facebook mainly as a communication tool. I don’t put anything up that I wouldn’t want people to see.  In the evening, my students have […]

Instantaneous

Kim Cofino writes on Twitter: Join us in our uStream session: http://ustream.tv/channel/isb-edu-stream Conversations about the Future of Learning in a Networked World. I click the link to uStream and find that 12 others have also joined her meeting, later there were 17 of us. Vance Stevens is talking and a participant in the meeting links […]

Stone Soup

From the introduction of: The Teaching Moment:a learning metaphor by Mia Lobel, Michael Neubauer, Randy Swedburg The Internet is saturated with distance education claims about learning environments, effective pedagogies, teaching modules, skill training techniques and community building models. Typing into Google: “online teaching training distance education” nets one 265,000 hits. Typically, efforts to deliver educational […]