Archive for November, 2005

eSchool News online – Conference theme: How to make AT a core part of learning

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

eSchool News online – Conference theme: How to make AT a core part of learning

The 2nd addition to my Assistive Technology category, this is a detailed article on a national conference and common issues. Thanks to Christine Olmstead.

Successful Blog

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

Successful Blog

A blog I’ve been subscribed to for a while… and a steady stream of good advice. I’m pretty much just FURLing this for Ted Lai. :)

Scripting News: 11/29/2005

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

Scripting News: 11/29/2005

Dave Winer discovers Rocketboom!

Student blogs catching controversy

Tuesday, November 29th, 2005

Student blogs catching controversy

The NSBA quotes the Wall Street journal and the EFF. The best part? The NSBA is giving this issue a serious treatment!

EdGames: Six Criteria of an Educational Simulation

Monday, November 28th, 2005

EdGames: Six Criteria of an Educational Simulation

Another pointer from EdGames. I skimmed the article and am looking forward to it: it’s Clark Aldrich after all. Still, I’m not sure how effective the visuals are gonna be.

EdGames: interesting article about 2L for teens

Monday, November 28th, 2005

EdGames: interesting article about 2L for teens

EdGames provides a link to an article on the Teen Grid. Haven’t read it yet, but passing it on…

Many video games teaching the wrong lessons | Asbury Park Press Online

Monday, November 28th, 2005

Many video games teaching the wrong lessons | Asbury Park Press Online

This is the 150th item in my Games and Education FURL category! Thanks to Guerena for this link. The authors initial arguments are a bit alarmist, but I whole heartedly agree with the last few paragraphs.

USC Center on Public Diplomacy | PD & Virtual Worlds

Monday, November 28th, 2005

USC Center on Public Diplomacy | PD & Virtual Worlds

USC is at it in another department! We’re talking MMOGs, Public Policy, and well, social change. I subscribed to the email updates. :)

Mastering Content in Your Niche : Successful Blog

Monday, November 28th, 2005

Mastering Content in Your Niche : Successful Blog

Successful Blog is often a source of good advice and this post points to instructions for using some powerful tools.

It’s Pod Mania!: EDUCAUSE Pocket Edition #2

Monday, November 28th, 2005

It’s Pod Mania!: EDUCAUSE Pocket Edition #2

The second installment of EDUCAUSE’s Pocket Edition audio series, It’s Pod Mania!, explains what a “podcast” is, how it’s done, and why it matters.