I might need to create a category just for Jonathan Lethem. He’s doing some interesting work. (And I like his writing. Especially Motherless Brooklyn.) Here’s a link to and a description of his Promiscuous Materials Project. Might be of interest to those of you interested in digging a little deeper into his […]Read More Promiscuity in Prose & Poetry
This podcast, a follow up from the other day, is about further thoughts on how we plan to teach digital storytelling at my school in the next several weeks. If you want to listen to my thinking on how and why to teach digital stories, this is the podcast for you. For links […]Read More The Podcast: Telling Stories with Technology
I’ve had a quick peek at FunnyMonkey‘s new flavor of Drupal, soon to be DrupalEd. It’s pretty dynamically fantastic, despite the fact that it’s in alpha/beta. Here’s the annoucement: In conjunction with our work within the Drupal community and with OpenAcademic, we have brought a site live for people to check out: http://drupaled.alphabetademo.org […]Read More A Better Tasting Drupal
I’ll be joining the fine folks at Teachers Teaching Teachers folks tonight to discuss some ideas and issues around supporting teachers as they take their students online. It’ll be a good conversation about partnerships, second wave adopters, and lots more. If you’re so inclined, consider joining us at 7pm Mountain in the EdTechTalk […]Read More Talking Tech
I’m not making any money plugging their program, I promise, but Open Source keeps doing good and interesting stuff. And I thank them for that by sending you to listen, thereby draining their bandwidth and other resources even more. For your listening pleasure tonight, I offer an aural feast on plagiarism, intellectual property, […]Read More Stealing, erm, Adding to the Conversation
Lots of good stuff has either slid through the podcatcher or across the TV screen lately. Thought you’d be interested in these two. Frontline is looking very seriously at the future of news as well as what it means to keep secrets in a four part series called NewsWar. A teacher’s guide is […]Read More Media RoundUp
Eric’s started a great discussion on creating a "killer EdApp." Be sure to follow along in the comments — some smart folks are chiming in over there. If you’re into PLE or CMS, you should certainly HOO (head on over). We sure can acronymize, can’t we, fellow educators? As for me, I […]Read More Killer
Is this patent pledge from Blackboard a victory for open source tools, or merely a ploy to appease the fine folks who are reviewing Blackboard’s patent application?Read More Did the Good Guys Win?