Thursday, October 11, 2007

Web 2.0 in Education: Thursday October 11, 2007

In the News

An editorial on ZDNet states, "...widespread distribution of iPods for use in the general curriculum smacks of technology for the sake of technology, rather than well-planned uses of scarce technology resources."

The U.K.'s Guardian Unlimited is running an article entitled, "Schools Should take the Lead in Supporting the E-bandoned."

On the Blogosphere

Vicki Davis is live streamed a professional development workshop. See a copy of it.

Ewan McIntosh writes about the topic of his upcoming keynote at the 2008 Building Learning Communities Conference: "I've chosen a theme close to my heart: teachers and how we feel when confronted with newness."

On Classroom 2.0

Colleen writes, "There are plans for a "Multimedia/Communication" Center and I have been asked to advise on the technology that will be in that space." Give her some suggestions.

Dave Whittmore informs us about a study groups Facebook application that he developed. Take a look at it.

Save the Date

Shari Cruz informs, "The BK Crew presents Bloggers’ Kapihan 2.0: Blog Ed 101. This time around, let us tackle the importance of blogging in learning, learning in blogging and blogging as a tool for alternative education. The event will be held on October 13, 2007, 1:30PM at the Ramon Magsaysay High School in Quezon City."

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