Thursday, October 27, 2011

New ISTE SIG Page!

So very cool. Very nicely done, so I do share!

Support Deliciously Happy!

Public school? Private school? Charter school? Why not support Arts learning in all three? Why not go further and have all three sets of elementary age students collaborate with one another? Is there any angle that this project fails to approach learning in an empowering, enlightened, collaborative way?

You tell me. Once you've been wowed by the video below, visit  http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/586300314/deliciously-happy and make a donation that makes your own heart sing. Whether it's a dollar or a thousand dollars, you will feel better about yourself and your commitment to help nurture creativity in our leaders of the future. Go on, you know you want to...


Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Virtual Worlds Education Scoop.it !!!

Hey, all, Just to announce a new effort at scoop.it, an amalgamedia site (wow, I think I just coined that term!) that, while more labor-intensive than my paper.li site, is certainly promising. While I use the paper.li site frequently to view social media network posts selected according to parameters I set--beginning with who I follow and allow to follow me--the scoop.it requires daily sorting through auto-selected sources according to search terms, also accessing my online networks to help locate and provide that sourcing.

Kewl. Hope you enjoy:

 

Saturday, October 15, 2011

I found this video today on my daily newspaper, which to be perfectly honest is automatically edited and posted regularly at http://paper.li -- very easy to set up and pretty darned valuable if you have built your online learning networks well. It was pulled into the "paper" after having been shared by Kevin Arndt, a new twitterer I follow as "arndtk," and I popped on over to youtube to watch it. I think it's a new genre, isn't it? "DryEraseDocumentaries?"

Heartening and disheartening at the same time, it has generated considerable discussion, so after watching it here, drop into youtube and contribute if you care to...

Sunday, October 02, 2011

Astro Cantus -- Play the Universe!

My dear friend Rocky Alvey has been working on this concept only since January, and I'm happy to say that his app's first release is now available for your mobile device! Watch this video to see what it's all about, then go get your app, then go play the universe!


Check out this application on the App Store:
Cover Art

AstroCantus

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Category: Education
Updated: Oct 04, 2011


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