Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Web 2.0 in Education: Tuesday October 2, 2007

In the News

"McGraw-Hill Professional Development...together with HotChalk...today announced an agreement to make unlimited use of the McGraw-Hill Education online course list available to schools on a subscription basis." Read more at CNN Money.

"'Kids today live in a whole new paradigm. The media-sphere they occupy has changed the way they perceive themselves and the tools they use to learn and communicate. They don’t choose to do it. It’s just what is,' said David O’Brien, a professor in the University of Minnesota..." Read the article at the Independent Review.


On the Blogosphere

Meg Ormiston writes, "Do any of you in my Classroom 2.0 network have any bits of wisdom to share" on using Ning to organize teaching materials? The conversation started in June. It continued today.


At Classroom 2.0

Matt Fuller writes, "I'm just wondering if there are good ideas out there to help kids understand that Spanish soon will be an everyday language in the united states and that it is vital to learn it." Read/add to the ideas.

Ian Carmichael writes, "Any ideas on how to move effectively to life-related, mind-engaging, content-robust religious education?" Read/add to the ideas.

Meg Ormiston writes, "Do any of you in my Classroom 2.0 network have any bits of wisdom to share" on using Ning to organize teaching materials? The conversation started in June. It continued today.


This Just In

Jeremy Aldrich writes in about a new blog carnival on educational technology. The carnival will publish biweekly. The next edition comes out October 15. Submit your articles.


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