Daily Spotlight on Education 10/26/2009
1:1 in Practice at Sinarmas World Academy
This is a great blog that is choc full of what can (and should be done) and if you're not following http://www.twitter.com/janeinjava , you should. I just snagged this from Julie Lindsay and wow, I'm impressed with what they (and Jane) are doing.
Myebook - Movie Making for Kids
This ebook has over 10,000 views and it is about movie making for kids with just simple pictures.
Massive multiplayer role playing game for learning Mandarin Chinese. Immersion is supposed to be the best way to learn and here it is!
E-Learning Journeys: Across My Desk (weekly)
My friend Julie Lindsay (now in China) is such a great friend and inspiration to me. I haven't said in some time how much I appreciate what she is doing and how much she shares. She writes a great blog that I wish more people would read.
Current State of Mobile Learning
Current State of Mobile Learning - this is a book that talks about mobile learning. (hat tip to Stephen Downes) - it is an important article for those designing learning to read (as well as my Flat Classroom students writing about mobile and ubiquitous computing.
White House opens website programming to public
The whitehouse.gov will look the same to most people except that what is behind it is part of the open source movement with the whitehouse code - now powered by Drupal -- is open source.
For educators, if you've found administrators objecting to the open source movement, maybe you should consider using the white house as an example.
Net Neutrality FAQ: What's in it for You - PC World
Net neutrality is an important issue being addressed by the US government right now to prevent companies from sort of creating their own version of the Internet. These rules are supposed to keep things "open." I'm also sending these to my digiteen students (you can follow digiteen at http://www.twitter.com/digiteen) and Flat Classroom students (http://www.twitter.com/flatclassroom) for work on their project.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.