Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Web 2.0 in Education: Tuesday October 16, 2007

In the News

PRNewswire reports, "WriteToLearn(TM) has added the "Technology & Learning" magazine's 2007 Award of Excellence to its growing list of honors. The award program recognized Pearson's Web-based learning tool for developing writing and reading comprehension skills as one of the year's most innovative applications."

ESchoolNews is running an article entitled, "Voters urge teaching of 21st-century skills
Poll suggests 'back-to-basics' approach to education is not enough for nation's citizens."

On the Blogosphere

Dale Doughterty writes at OReilly, "I wonder if among the entrepreneurs and vc's gathering for the feeding frenzy that's become Web 2.0 Summit, there are people thinking about what Web 2.0 means for education."

Take a look at this video entitled, "A Vision of Students Today."

Dare to Dream - Classroom Technology writes, "We have worked for over a year on becoming technology literate and this year the staff is ready to fly and the students are reaping the benefits." Congratulations!!

At Classroom 2.0

Nancy Raff posts that a school in Maine is looking for another school to challenge in an environmental project.

Thomas Petra writes, " What I am interested in is how to use Google Earth beyond the obvious."

Brad Davis asks, " How important, would you say, is incorporating Web 2.0 tools into monthly faculty meetings?"

Highlighted Articles

Note: The Classroom 2.0 blog is planning on featuring articles and blog posts related to teaching and learning in the classroom using technology on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Feel free to send me suggested inclusions at news@classroom20blog.com.

Got News

Want to let us know some news about Web 2.0 and collaborative technologies in the classroom? Send an email to news@classroom20blog.com.

1 comment:

Elizabeth B. Davis said...

This is a great resource. I didn't even know it existed. Thanks so much. What a great way to keep track of what is going on at Classroom2.0