Question 80 of 365: How can we ask for radical use?

Image via Wikipedia “Use as directed” is a command that is losing all of its value*. I use almost everything for multiple purposes now. My garbage bags hold clothes going to Goodwill, my toothbrush is a drum for my son, and my keys are boxcutters. The things that were meant …

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

 This 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, …

The Ripe Environment: It’s the content, stupid.

It has taken me quite a while to figure out how to come back to The Ripe Environment with all of the things that I am doing within my school. It came to me when my students were finally ready to work with their blogs on authentic writing. I was …

Classroom of Distinction: Tools vs. Learning

Last Week, I was at the Intel Classroom of Distinction Interactive Forum. Technically this was a technology conference about the future of education, but I have learned much more about 21st century learning by listening to NECC, TIE, SXSW, and many others on my iPod. I have been hearing from …

Thoughts to get me through the Colorado Student Assessment Program

CSAP can do weird things to you. It kind of goes to work on your head. There is nothing unique about your test. It is the same as everyone else’s. And so you crave to do something original, to snap the unending monotony of test giving and test taking. The …