About a week ago, Brian posted: Paul Hamilton left this comment on my last post: This week, I did a workshop for classroom teachers on using blogging in the classroom as one UDL approach for ALL learners. There were questions about the quality of posted student writing. So, here are my questions to […]Read More A Belated Answer
My friend and colleague Jason is beginning some new blogging work with his students. You might be interested, particularly if you teach IB Theory of Knowledge. (One great thing about the IB Diploma pPogramme is that all students must take an epistemology course. I wish that everyone took a class about how we […]Read More IB TOK Blogging OK By Me
The district just north south of where I live and just south north of where I work is going to begin offering e-mail accounts to many of its students if a vote goes well at a board meeting tomorrow night. That’s not a super big deal. What is is the reason why they’re […]Read More Hooray for E-mail
Ben shares a frustrating experience he’s having with a collaborative partnership torn asunder by parental concerns in a different state. Lots to think about here, amidst the perceived parental overreaction, but I’m particularly interested in the comments from students on their collaborative wiki about the issue. They’re frustrated — but are communicating, too, […]Read More Questions on Collaboration
I’m working with a teacher that would like to take his students online for a short time. Quick. And there’s a rule in place that he cannot expose his students’ e-mails to public scrutiny, presumably because the IT folks in his area don’t want students to be left open to strangers contacting them. […]Read More No e-mails. Please.
Good news from my hometown school district. Jason writes: I’m actually sitting at my computer at school writing this post. My district FINALLY decided to unblock Blogger for educational purposes. They used my TOK blog as evidence for its usefulness and they finally agreed… so now you are free as PSD teachers to […]Read More A Small Victory
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
One of my great frustrations lately as a teacher is that I am not having more success teaching blogging, as in blogging the verb Will Richardson, to my students. The value of blogging, as I’ve come to learn, is in the way that it requires that I interact with source material, either […]Read More Framing Blogging – Making Connections
Here’s an : To me, this high level of diverse thought is a direct challenge. It is a test to see how well we can hold together such fantastic ideas while all the while knitting closer together this community of writers. So, I put it to you. Can you find and put the […]Read More "Blogging Image Scavenger Hunt"
According to TechCrunch, Blogger is finally updating its blogging tool. That’s a good thing, as all I really need for Blogger to do that it doesn’t do right now is tags. According to the review, tags are coming, as is the ability to "privatize" content. (Man, someday I need to figure out the […]Read More Blogger might be my tool