Half-finished or half-baked? 005
Random musings. Half-finished (and quite possibly half-baked) thoughts.
Things that have caught my eye…
One of the most interesting articles I’ve read in a long
the twentysomething worker. Describes how the workplace is being changed by
its newest employees.
Students learn by doing
- Milton Chen,
Executive Director of the George Lucas
Educational Foundation, encourages us to start teaching basketball with
Google Maps Street View
woman complains that you can see her cat in the window. Interesting
implications for people’s perceptions of privacy.
Nebraska is our model for how NCLB should be
- When possible, should mainstream media hyperlink
to sources like most blogs do?
Will every household have one of these some
- ‘Honey, the coffee pot handle broke!’ ‘No problem. I’ll
just make a new one with our new 3–D printer!’
- Does anyone know URLs of blogs or online discussion boards that are being
used by parents or community members to discuss their unhappiness
with their local schools / educators?
Second Life as a museum?
- I had thought about Second Life as a simulation space, similar to the
potential that resides with video gaming technologies, but Sweden’s
using Second Life like a museum.
Guess which university produces the most doctoral students in
- Many of you will be surprised by the
An interesting perspective on higher education
Make your own screencasts (free)
- I love Camtasia Studio
and Adobe Captivate. But
there also are some free
alternatives for making your own screencasts.
A different way to pay teachers?
- My favorite is the one
that pays $49.50. Insert your own pay clause as a comment!