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Poynter Online – E-Media Tidbits: Live Microblogging: What I’m Learning
Amy Gahran discusses using twitter in place of notetaking at live events. She finds she is “focusing on synthesizing the ‘so what’ immediately.” Includes other good tips for live microblogging.
The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard
I need to spend more time with this, but want to share it: “The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.”
Celebrating Educational Blogging
Steve Hargadon wants your comments on the 10th anniversary of blogging.
BBC NEWS | Special Reports | 629 | 629 | Audio slideshow: Laptops for Africa
A visual overview of the XO (the OLPC laptop, or the $100 laptop) in action.
Tim Wang’s eLearning Blog – Multi-touch Whiteboard Under 100 Dollars – Using The Wii Remote
Via Will Richardson. I couldn’t pass up passing this on… how to use a Wii to make an interactive whiteboard. A new way videogames can be valuable in education. Now what about using a Wii as a… Wii in the classroom.
on creative commons licensing – D’Arcy Norman dot net
D’Arcy Normal shares his perspective on CC licensing, and gives me reason to consider dropping the ShareAlike condition on my work and requiring attribution only, but I still like the Pay It Forward philosophy.
Amazon.com: Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate: Books: Ernest L. Boyer
This may be less timely than other topics here, but I was reminded of how inspirational some of the chapters in this book were at the beginning of my Ph.D. journey.
Clark Aldrich’s Style Guide for Serious Games and Simulations
Clark Aldrich has been prolific on his blog. I’ve followed it via RSS, but at some point he changed the organization of the blog page. It’s worth a browse for anyone interested in games, simulations, and learning.
And Life: MrDad.com – Positive Parenting Radio Show, hosted by Armin Brott
Sabine Reljic shared this podcats with me via DM this morning. I’ll have to check it out, but I thought others might be interested in the Geek Dad focus. :)
(tags: andlife fatherhood)