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.
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. ;)
Lets all get behind this.
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.
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. ;)
Thanks to David Brussin for this find…. another bit for games in education enthusiasts.
- A Vision for Educational Technology in Orange County: Written as part of my interview process for the OCDE
- Why redesign the traditional high school?: Written before I left the N-MUSD
This is not new, but it is a great discusison of 21st century skills in education… and worth archiving and drawing others’ attention to.
This is most important because it reveals San Diego as the first location in the 2005 Vertigo Tour… but check out the mention of using iTunes like, well, iVideo.