Podstock Southwest is being held on Aug. 6-7 in El Paso, Texas. I’m presenting sessions on open content resources, Web 2.0 and mini-laptops, and Web 2.0 applications for personal and school use. If you’re attending, stop by and say hi.
The advent of Web 2.0 applications, open resources, inexpensive hardware, and differentiation of instruction through remixing of content is really improving the learning experience in many classrooms. However, overly aggressive blocking and filtering policies is a real obstacle to new
At NECC this year, I saw many attendees carrying new mini-laptops (also called netbooks) and talked to many planning large school purchases. A lot of people asked me which model is the best, and I referred folks to our comparison