Month: <span>April 2007</span>

04.30.07

Core 1: Write-On: What is the line between leadership and dictatorship. Read the next chapter of Animal Farm and figure out where/if the line has been crossed. Utopia update, Icom update, and War update. Core 2: What are the favorable Pre-Conditions for a movement to start? (What conditions would make …

04.27.07

Core 1: Review the revised Discovery Online Code. Write-On: How would you know if you were being controlled? Read the next chapter in Animal Farm looking for controlling situations. Work on Utopias. Core 2: ¬†Review the revised Discovery Online Code. Explore the Promethean Movement and write down the answers to …

04.26.07

Core 1: How do we need to update The Discovery Blogging Rules so that they include wiki-specific ideas. What can we do with our new found collaborators from Wallingford, Ct? Work on your Utopia with specific goals. Core 2: ¬†How do we need to update The Discovery Blogging Rules so …

Visions of Change

Well, I guess it was bound to happen sometime, but I really didn’t expect it to happen this soon. We have received funding for our School 2.0 within a school idea, The Academy of Discovery. So, what do we do now? How do we continue to articulate the vision in …

04.23.07

Core 1: Check out the Clustr Map. How does this change the nature of our writing/project? Discuss-On: What kind of leader usually wins a fight/debate? Read the Snowball and Napoleon showdown. How does this fundamentally change the society? Is it better or worse than having your two leaders argue all …

04.19.07

Core 1: Who do you think the animals represent in a society? Boxer Clover Benjamin Muriel Squealer Read Chapter 5: What does a societal shift look like? Core 2: How do you start a movement? Steps “You know, if one person, just one person does it they may think he’s …

04.18.07

Cores 1-4: Guess how much of our Academy of Discovery budget was set aside for us at the meeting last night? Core 1: Should leaders have more privileges than followers? Why or why not? Read chapter 4 in Animal Farm. How does the farm change over time? Can any society …

04.17.07

Cores 1, 2, 4: Watch Inquiring Minds Need to Know and introduce the Academy of Discovery: What should we change before we go to the parent committee and ask for money? What questions would you have after our presentation? Work on your Blog or Wiki and submit a del.icio.us post …

04.16.07

Core 1: What is the easiest way to hide corruption within a society? Read Chapter 4 in Animal Farm. Work on utopias. Who in your utopia is corruptible? Figure out your 7+ Commandments. Core 2: If this were your metaphor for life, how would you describe it? Check-In with -Ism. …