Question 175 of 365: Where does arrogance come from?

Image via Wikipedia It is impossible to know everything, or to even know all of the things that there are to know in one particular area. We all know this to be true, and yet there is a certain level of arrogance for people in positions of power that seems …

Discourse about Discourse: Educasts Archive

As I am moving everything over from Podomatic and Edublogs, I thought it only appropriate that I combine the podcasts I have done in the past into an archive. The Future of Literacy   January 23, 2007 08:21PM This is a podcast about how I see the world of literacy …

Learning 2.0: A Colorado Conversation

┬áThis is what I have been working on with a few of the greatest educational technologists in the great state of Colorado (in my opinion only You are invited to attend the Learning 2.0: A Colorado Conversation Conference. What is Learning 2.0: A Colorado Conversation? Learning 2.0: A Colorado Conversation, …

Why should students come to class?

If my students can do the majority of their work with writing and reading online… If my students can receive all of their assignments online… If my students can maintain constant contact with their friends, classmates, and teachers online… If my students can create spaces to come together or work …

Evangelists for Learning

Point #1: “The people that complain are our best customers, not our worst.” –Jackie Huba In the keynote for NACOL VSS 2007: Jackie Huba, an advertising consultant and blogger, is talking about creating learning evangelists. Her idea is that word of mouth is all powerful. The students and parents that …

101 Resources and Tools for Authentic Learning

I have always shied away from making absolute lists of resources. They are dated a few months after they are penned. I much prefer the enigmatic, socially tagged nature of a delicious account. Why take one person’s word for it, when you can see exactly how many people have found …