Month: <span>April 2007</span>

04.13.07

Core 1: Creating interactivity on your wiki using sPresent. Wiki work and troubleshooting. Core 2: ¬†How was your -Ism shaped by the following events: 9/11 The first time you got the wind knocked out of you. Your first break-up (with a friend or boy/girlfriend). Your first fight with your parents. …

04.12.07

Core 1: What kind of wiki contributer are you, and why? Distilling your Utopian ideals into a set of 7 (or more) commandments: What kinds of commandments did the Pigs paint on the barn? What rules do you want everyone to follow in your utopia so that everyone can coexist. …

04.11.07

Core 1: Write-On: What is your anthem, and how has it persuaded you to be who you to be who you are? Read and Discuss chapter two. Core 2: What kind of wiki contributer are you, and why? The ultimate spam fighting tool: You. Work on Belief Statement Essays. Core …

Beyond Rubrics

This podcast was created because of a discussion I had with my students about the merits of rubrics in a School 2.0 classroom. The data was mixed. Some students felt very comfortable with rubrics because it let them know how to get an A. Others believed that rubrics would hinder …

04.10.07

Cores 1, 2, and 4: What is your Digital Legacy? Work on your wiki edit that you will use for your weekly authentic, or blog for your weekly authentic (Sem2_Week12). Post to del.icio.us Core 3: Outsiders Blogging: What do you think the difference between innocent and “not dirty” is? How …

04.09.07

Core 1: Write-On: What would it take for you to start or go along with a revolution? Enter Animal Farm Core 2: Extending the classroom: What does it mean that aznchicken17, rbsmm743, dancingintherain, moose2, chaosdragonx, snowboardinghockeyplayer3, roadrunner19937, rubyredslippers, hellomynameisbill77 all worked on their -Isms over the weekend and even more …

04.06.07

Core 1: What is leadership? The History of Communism in 7 Parts Working with wikimail and working on your Utopias Core 2: How can we use a social network such as standpoint to further discuss, enrich, and debate our beliefs? Work on your -Ism templates and standpoint beliefs. Core 3: …

04.05.07

Core 1: Introduction to the ideas from animal farm. Get the BritLit Podcast to work. Respond to personalized discussion questions and continue to work on Utopia. Core 2: Listen to a few audio essays from last year: Blake Jake Katelyn Carly Answer Personalized Discussion Questions and work on your -Ism. …

The Embedded Classroom

The two wiki project that my students have started to work on have taught me that an open framework that allows for embedded materials is preferable to any all-in-one solution that tries to do too much at once. I also would like to apply this concept to my classroom in …