Ed. Innovation on the Agenda at Google Headquarters
By Kathleen Kennedy Manzo, Eudcation Week
Forum at Google, Inc. Headquarters focuses on ways of using digital learning to improve U.S. schools. (to read the complete article subscription is needed).
How to Convince an Administrator to Use Technology
By Digital Learning Environments
Here is a suggested five-step conversation plan for creating greater interest in digital technologies by your school administrators.
In Schools, a Firewall That Works Too Well
By Justin Reich
Saturday, July 11, 2009
Web site filters in schools have had tremendous success in keeping one group of people from freely searching online. Unfortunately, that group is teachers. More often, filters hamstring teachers' effort to develop lessons that effectively prepare students for 21st- century challenges.
Moving from "Acceptable" to "Responsible" Use in a Web 2.0 World
By Jim Bosco & Keith Krueger
Published Online: July 20, 2011
In just a few years, mobile phones and Web 2.0 collaborative and participatory applications have become a pervasive feature of modern life. They are woven into how we conduct business, produce and disseminate knowledge, participate in civic life, and engage socially. Yet, in many school districts, Web 2.0 and mobile technologies are largely viewed as inappropriate and are banned or severely restricted.
Web 2.0 Problem? or Opportunity?
One to One Institute Newsletter- Volume 2, Issue 5
James Bosco writes on the definition of participatory culture, the use Web 2.0 tools and how it is changing learning outside and inside the classrooms.
Web 2.0 in Schools: Statues, Issues, Prospects
Redefining Teacher Education for Digital Age Learners Summit , Austin Texas
James Bosco discusses the coinage of the Web 2.0 term and how is changing education and learning for the younger generations.