Monthly Archives: December 2011

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,900 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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The Best Videos For Educators In 2011

I’d like to introduce you a great edublog done by Larry Ferlazzo. He’s curated what he considers to be the best videos for Educators in 2011.   The Best Videos For Educators In 2011.

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If There Be Dragons: Dragons in the Classroom

By KellyAnn Bonnell On November 22, 2011 Anne McCaffrey died at the age of 85. Anne introduced us to the world of Pern and the characters and dragons who resided there. Then Lev Grossman, with Time, published his memorial blog … Continue reading

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Know Your Meme

by KellyAnn Bonnell Teaching means learning a new vocabulary every few years. Keeping up with what is relevant in the lives of today’s student can be a challenge. Here’s a great resource that will keep you on top of what’s … Continue reading

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T&L: Curation is the new search: seven tools you may not know you can search with

by Joyce Valenza This year, I am teaching my kids to curate.  While this is an exciting way for learners to discover how to manage their information worlds by consciously selecting and aggregating a variety of media and resources, not … Continue reading

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USATODAY: Colleges’ latest thrust: Video games

This is a great article and the comments are quite interesting. It lets us know that there is still a lot of outreach to be done to change the way society looks at the use of contemporary technology in traditional … Continue reading

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THR: Jay-Z’s Lyrics Analyzed as Subject of College Course

by Sophie Schillaci The class, titled “Sociology of Hip-Hop: Jay-Z,” is currently offered at Georgetown University. Jay-Z may not have attended college, but his lyrics have provided the subject matter for a course in his name at Georgetown University. Sociology … Continue reading

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