I’m tickled to be invited to spend some time with the gang at Teachersteachingteachers.org tomorrow night. Join in on the webcast via Skype Wednesday, 9pm EST. Here’s what we/they/you will be tackling: When setting up group blogs or wikis in schools, one of the first set of questions has to do with the […]Read More Creating Shared Spaces
What happens when your game is more than a game? How about Othello, World of Warcraft style? One of my students produced this video as his final project for my Shakespeare course this year. He chose to involve his family in the project (they help with the voice work) and to shoot the […]Read More A World at His Fingertips
If it’s the case that O’Reilly owns the name "Web 2.0," and it seems that they just might, then what shall we call this strange network of people and tools? And how much are we going to owe the O’Reilly people for infringement if we’ve been misusing the term? […]Read More What Name Should We Use Now?
Here’s a good question, and some good conversation, particularly as graduation looms: So, as high schools across America struggle to meet Annual Yearly Progress in graduation rates, I wonder if we need to reconsider how we approach credits. If a student shows up every day, and on the work he or she turns […]Read More Good Question — Standards or Seat Time or Somewhere in Between?
Momentum is a funny thing. Once you lose it, it’s hard to get rolling again. We will celebrate the graduation of 28 seniors on Friday. That’s always a special time, but the hecticness of the week preceeding graduation always seems to take over just about ever other aspect of life. Thanks to those of you who’ve posted […]Read More Blogging Uphill
I have learned that, thanks to a grant, I will be attending the Colorado TIE Conference in Copper Mountain in June. Karl and Todd both suggested a blogger meet-up at the conference. Sounded like a great idea to me. If you’re going to be at TIE, and would like to have […]Read More Colorado Edublogger Meetup
We’re looking at how we do things at my school right now, for a bunch of reasons. For one thing, it’s always a good thing to be looking at how you operate to make sure that you’re doing the best that you can. For another, we’ve got some concerns about how our students […]Read More Reading and Writing. Every Day.
About a month ago, I pretty much quit blogging. I needed to take a deep breath and do a self-check. I’m glad that I did. Right about the time I published my last podcast, a post I made a while back received some extra local attention. The post, along with some […]Read More Gut Check
The gang at Worldbridges will be celebrating their one-year anniversary of live webcasting this weekend with a slew of events. If you can, stop by and say hello and congratulate them on their first year of providing help to teachers seeking to meaningfully integrate technology into their instruction. Jeff and Dave — […]Read More An Anniversary
I am very pleased to present to you the first in a series of short, educational "filmstrips" produced by the staff of OldeSchoolNews.com. We’re calling them "Awareness Films." The first, produced by Zach, is called "Infection & You." Enjoy.Read More Awareness Films