Creative Commons today announced the formation of a new division, ccLearn. This group is “dedicated to realizing the full potential of the Internet to support open learning and open educational resources” and has a stated mission “to minimize barriers to
I’ve been reflecting on how we teach and learn…not with students, but with colleagues in professional development. Unfortunately, many of us (myself included) don’t always model the use of the strategies we know are most effective for learning. Many PD
Here’s a nice side benefit to Web 2.0: When the batteries on your laptop die, you can just grab another one and keep working!
I’m getting ready for a whirlwind 10 presentations in 5 days next week at MAHETC and elsewhere. I’m doing a lot of new stuff, including a keynote called “My Virtual Digital Brain, Thriving on the Chaos of Information Overload.” Thriving
Here’s another good site for “copyleft” video: The Open Video Project. Some of the video is from NASA and other government sources, but the site is much better organized and easier to search than most government sites.
As a part of the fun I’m having contributing to Wikijunior (part of Wikibooks, offering free, open content textbooks), I’ve taken an animal alphabet book there and made video and ebook versions of it. They’re available for viewing and download
At NECC last week, I presented a session called “Using Mobile Technology to Differentiate and Enrich Instruction.” The ISTE folks had wanted to podcast the session, but I wasn’t crazy about the legal agreement they were using. (It wasn’t Creative