“The trick is to downsize — not demolish — your family’s reliance on technology over the holidays. Advice from Common Sense Media editors.” Just in time for the Winter Break, Common Sense media have created a succinct, useable resource for planning and enjoying the time off together with your family. One of the things that… Continue reading How Plugged-In Families Can Have a Device-Free(ish) Holiday
Next week Mitch Resnick and the folks at the MIT Media Lab are kicking off another round of their terrific online course and community: Learning Creative Learning. I have already signed up and am excited to be joining other creative people around the world in this great learning and sharing community. Read the summary below… Continue reading Learning Creative Learning
29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE from TO-FU on Vimeo.
It is no surprise that Creative Commons is at the heart of this one as they have been working with educators for years to locate and share educational resources. They have even partnered with MIT* to provide OpenCourseWare under a CC license and have been doing so for seven years. The “common metadata schema” mentioned… Continue reading Content Providers Old and New Partner to Make Searching Easier | MindShift
One of the great things about our job is that we are often consulted about new and interesting ideas from The Great Beyond. This week the three of us were sent a link to an article in the online University of Virginia Magazine and asked to share our responses. While it would be tempting at… Continue reading Adjusting the Prescription | The University of Virginia Magazine
http://www.connectedprincipals.com/archives/3225 What’s not to love about a “manifesto?” David Truss has composed an amazing list of concise principals which he then explains in some detail and enhances with great embedded multimedia. My favorite of his theses: “I am Open, Transparent, Collaborative, and Social.” Open Educator Manifesto | Connected Principals