K12 Online Conference: http://k12onlineconference.org/
See the schedule at http://k12onlineconference.org/docs/k12online2008schedule.html
South Carolina Technology Proficiency for Teacher and Educators.
Forward step in South Carolina
South Carolina Technology Proficiency for K-8 Students
“It Simply Isn’t the 20th Century Any More Is It?: So Why Would We Teach as Though It Was?” with Professor Stephen Heppell St Katherine Docks, Tower of London, England at http://k12onlineconference.org/?p=268.
Image Detective- http://www.edc.org/CCT/PMA/image_detective/
Just like historians, students will pose questions to themselves as they look at the photos, like “Are these people rich, or poor, or in the middle?” The three questions provided are just samples. The first is simple and descriptive, while the others call for more interpretation; you may want to direct younger children to the first, and older children to the second or third. Students can also pose their ow
n question – and can change their questions as they dig deeper.
Snaptell Snap a picture of the cover of any Book, DVD, CD, or Video game and within seconds see a rating, description and links to Amazon, Wikipedia, IMDb and more. If you like the item, click on a link to buy it right away.
Interesting Snippets: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/sets/72057594139269787/
What I am Reading:
Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything by by Don Tapscott (Author), Anthony D. Williams (Author)
“Based on a $9 million research project led by bestselling author Don Tapscott, Wikinomics shows how the masses of people can participate in the economy like never before. They are creating TV news stories, sequencing the human genome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding a cure for disease, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, and even building motorcycles.”