Archive for January, 2005

How games have evolved to provide real-world education | WTN

Thursday, January 27th, 2005

How games have evolved to provide real-world education | WTN

Here’s another one for the games and education archive… once again from Google Alerts!

From teacher to crusader: Confessions of an open source educator

Monday, January 24th, 2005

From teacher to crusader: Confessions of an open source educator

This won’t be relevant to many k12 teachers, but I so rarely see an article like this that I couldn’t help but share it!

Blogging Website Brings Family and Friends Together

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

Blogging Website Brings Family and Friends Together

Here is another gem – my google alerts are really starting to pay off. I think the title says it all… and it was started by a school teacher and her web master husband. :)

AP Wire | 01/22/2005 | Senators trying new communications tool: Blogs

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

AP Wire | 01/22/2005 | Senators trying new communications tool: Blogs

WOW! This is really catching on. Like the story I FURLed earlier today about the school board trustee, this is another example of a high level elected official making themselves available to their people. What an amazing insight into the way our country’s government operates this will be! Oh, and this was another google alert gem brought to me while I was working on my own blog.

Custom List: Games and Education

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

Games and Education

School trustee starts Blog to communicate

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

School trustee starts Blog to communicate

This story suggests an awesome level of empowerment for – and a connection between – the highest levels of an educational institution, and the people they serve. Hallelujia. BTW, this came to me from a google alert while I was working. ;)

Welcome to SIF

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

Welcome to SIF

Lets all get behind this.

Online Learning Update

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

Online Learning Update

He doesn’t define it here, but the idea of connectivism, as opposed to behaviorism, cognitivism, or constructivism might be an important idea and might capture some of what we are talking about at the OCDE.

Laurie Taylor: Curriculum Vitae

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

Laurie Taylor: Curriculum Vitae

It looks like one of my peers has been very busy writing about gender and video games. This apge includes lots of great titles, links, and hints about what else is out there. BTW, this was brought to me by an MSN Search RSS feed while I slept. ;)

Games that make leaders: top researchers on the rise of play in business and education | WTN

Friday, January 21st, 2005

Games that make leaders: top researchers on the rise of play in business and education | WTN

Thanks to David Brussin for this find…. another bit for games in education enthusiasts.