Here are interesting resources I learned about from my Facebook friends lately that I felt would be of interest to innovative educators.
This calendar shows live web events from the programs, including webcast shows from Classroom 2.0.
--Great calendar with events from all over the edusphere.
Ideas for interactive and engaging lesson activities in a range of curriculum areas. Contributed by teachers from all around the world.
--I'm always looking for great presentation materials and when I find them add them to http://tinyurl.com/TIEsPresentations. Here is one such collection.
Google Voice has breathed new life into GrandCentral, a service that lets all your phones respond to one number.
--Very cool technology from Google. Google Voice. not sure how to get this service started though.
What a day! Between Hasbro, Lego, Starbucks and my following guest, yesterday’s guest list was about as good as it could get. Dr. Irwin Jacobs is the co-founder and chairman of Qualcomm, a legend in the technology world. ...
--Interesting interview with Qualcomm about using cells in the classroom. Thanks for sharing Mike.
Randee Daddona photo Cell phones are a must for busy
--Reading this article about the use of cell phones in school and how it's cheating. Why is it cheating for students to get access to information available to them 24/7??? Schools need to let kids keep their tools and start assessing things that matter and are relevant to them!
A foundation has helped build dozens of libraries, some decorated by well-known artists, in schools in poor areas.
--Nice story and couldn't agree more about the importance of environment when it comes to school libraries. Other beautiful school libraries are the
FriendFeed and Delicious Links
Lots of talk about, “To Friend or Not to Friend Kids/Students.” Hotly contested on both sides. I say, Friend your kids. We need to be in their worlds. They are accountable to adults for their online actions whether they like it or not and who better to role model and interact with them then parents and educators. Read what others are saying below.
- Don't confuse social networking with educational networking - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog on Delicious.
- Orlando Sentinel - Do you sneak a peek at your child's Facebook ... on Delicious.
- advice for parents: Should I join Facebook or MySpace to monitor my teen? on FriendFeed »
- Top 20 Reasons You Logged Into Facebook Today « WedDingHappy on Delicious.
- Facebook for Parents - Motherlode Blog - NYTimes.com on Delicious.
- Parents think Facebook is groovy, kids not so enthused | Technology | Los Angeles Times on Delicious.
- Facebook for Parents - Motherlode Blog - NYTimes.com - View FriendFeed ».
- Oh Crap. My Parents Joined Facebook - View FriendFeed ».
- edublogs: Fresh research showing the damage of filtering 'real world' technology on Delicious.