Comment on Larry Cuban’s Blog: Facebook, Friends, and Online Schooling

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Facebook, Friends, and Online Schooling | Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice. I think he’s right. That does not mean that FB is a waste of time or the online learning doesn’t work, although both are true at … Continue reading

Garbage & the Duck Pail

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes This morning I woke up to the sounds of the dogs barking and the magpies squawking. When I looked out the window I saw that something had torn open a garbage bag and scattered the contents all over the place … Continue reading

Videogames – Ya Got Trouble!~

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes Some years ago I was at a conference where Dmitri Williams was talking about the social history of videogames. He made reference to this song as a way of illustrating how the societal reaction to videogames isn’t really new. Since … Continue reading

The Massively Multi-Player Online School

Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutes A typical encounter at a yet-to-be built massively multiplayer online school: Suddenly, Amy realized that unless they all worked together, they wouldn’t get out alive. She wiggles the fuzzy slippers dangling from her swinging feet and glances out the window … Continue reading

Immersive Education and Virtual Learning Environments

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute This looks like this might be worth a bit of time to investigate: http://immersiveeducation.org/It came across the game_edu list this morning. Media Grid call for participation: Immersive Education and Virtual Learning Environments High quality PDF and Web versions: http://MediaGrid.org/#NEWS BOSTON, … Continue reading