Gifted Education and Technology
A rare post addressing Gifted education and technology… from Bill Mackenty no less. I’m speaking at the California Association for the Gifted conference again in the spring, so I may want to revisit this (or connect with Bill) before then.
Bloggers are journalists
Geeky Mom points to an article about in case in which a federal judge determined that “the content of the material, not the format, to determine whether it is journalism” and that “some bloggers are without question journalists.”
Teach to the trial
Though this phrase is meant in a more specific way than I thought it might be, I love it in a general sense and may use it in the future.
An Academic Facebook
Geeky Mom points to Pronetos, “a facebook-like app for sharing research and connecting with scholars.” Does this have potential? I haven’t tried it, but saved it for later.
I Still Don’t Like “The World is Flat!”
In this case, I agree with Stager’s “iconoclastic” resistance to popular ideas. Moreover, even if globalization is bad of the US, that hardly makes it bad for the world. I’m not afraid. Now I just hope I didn’t miss his point.
Twitter in the Classroom
Here’s another twitter in the classroom post (this one from Clarence Fischer). But as I’m increasingly frustrated by the fact that this stream of thought is neither searchable nor archivable I wonder if it is a good tool for use with students
Publish Blogroll Straight out of Google Reader
(Via iJohnPederson) The lack of this feature was the main reason I haven’t been starting teachers with Google Reader instead of Bloglines for RSS. I’ll revisit that before my next RSS workshop now… and I’ll want this bookmark when the time comes.