Tomorrow at 11am (PST), I'm going to be on the Bill Good show on CKNW. They have asked me to talk because I recently presented at my school on social media for parents.
They sent me the following two articles as some background on the issue of young children using social media.
I just read an interesting article from Mashable about mobile technology in education, and it included a section on the Biobook which is a textbook arranged in a non-linear fashion. This allows someone reading the book to peruse the information in the book in the fashion which suits them, rather than the order predetermined by the textbook company.
Here's an interesting video which was shared with me by @misterlamb today.
Karen Cheng demonstrates fairly convincingly that music and mathematics are linked. This video is definitely worth watching.
How could this be incorporated into the classroom? Any ideas?
Eli Pariser makes a great point about the dangers inherent in online "filter bubbles."
Seth Godin says:
Perhaps we could endeavor to teach our future the following:
Here is an absolutely amazing video shared by Karl Fisch. Please share it with your students.
Idea: Have your grade 11 and grade 12 students create their own public service video for their 10 or 12 or 14 year old selves.
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