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Wikipedia & the Magic School bus

(Image credit: XKCD)   In many ways this comic from XKCD describes to me the dichotomy between the neo-Liberal 21st century personalized learning model, and the constructivist learning model. The Magic Bus uses an constructivist approach to learning. In each episode, Ms. Frizzle leads the students through investigations of different scientific ideas through magical field […]

The Waste at ISTE 2010

  Update (2011): This absolutely as relevant for the 2011 conference as it was for last year’s conference. First, I want to preface what follows with the stipulation that although I had the complaints listed below, I really, really enjoyed attending ISTE and will attend again.  I’d just like the conference to be more environmentally […]