August 2010 Blog Posts (14)

Engaging Lifecycle of "Stuff" Lesson Plans

Students are surrounded by "stuff" - from blue jeans to the latest cell phone - in their everyday lives. With Buy, Use, Toss? A Closer Look at the Things We Buy…


Added by Dave Wilton on August 31, 2010 at 5:22pm — No Comments


I haven't been to this site in a long, long time!
New school year with simply goals: Figure out how to better organize tech sources; get 3 classes blogging FINALLY and increase my PLN. My interests? Improving technology and reading literacy for women and girls of color.

Added by edi campbell on August 29, 2010 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Visit our blog and help us learn about the world

We are grade 6 students from Australia and we would like to invite you to visit our blog, see what we're learning, check out our weblinks and do our survey about education around the world.

Here is the link to our blog:

Here is the link to our survey: HERE

Thank you. We…


Added by 6lb Best Grade Ever on August 26, 2010 at 11:45pm — 1 Comment

Back to School with Web2.0 - List of Resources

I don't think it matters how old we get there is something about a new school year starting that makes many of us think of new…

Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 25, 2010 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Makerere University Staff Strikes

Both academic and non-academic staff at Uganda’s largest and oldest public university, are on strike.

The strike is of Government’s failure to recover the staff's pension funds amounting to sh17.7b from the National Insurance Corporation (NIC).

The money is said to have accumulated between July 1996 and 2005, when the company operated the Makerere staff pension scheme. The contract ended five years ago.

Makerere says NIC owes sh17.7b for about 2,000 workers, while the corporation… Continue

Added by Hillary on August 24, 2010 at 12:22am — No Comments

Blending of Green Energy and Peace Energy

Blending of Green Energy and Peace Energy can only generate Social Business and Eco-Business to promote Value-based prosperiyy,Social Capital and Eco- Capital.This education be spread by GEC to save the humanity.

Prof.Fani Bhusan Das

Added by Prof. Fani Bhusan Das on August 20, 2010 at 11:50pm — No Comments

Global Trends in Language Learning in the 21st Century

Today’s language classroom is vastly different from that of the mid- to

late 20th century. The study is a meta-analysis of recent research

which provided the means to identify current and emerging trends in the

field. Read more...…


Added by Dr. Sarah Elaine Eaton on August 20, 2010 at 10:32am — No Comments

Social Media Types That Can be Used in Social Learning


Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 19, 2010 at 10:50am — No Comments

One Day on Earth interview

I am looking forward to the interview this evening with Kyle and Daniel.

Added by Anne Shaw on August 17, 2010 at 5:32pm — No Comments

How can we evaluate our children's teacher performance? Why should educators be excluded from evaluation?

Years ago when the IT training business was being formed we wanted a way to evaluate instructors and facilities. I was on the board of ITTA at the time. The debate to much reflection on the k-12 teachers we had and how

poor performance by individuals went on year after year.

We set up a way that at the end of every Microsoft or Novell course that students would evaluate the teacher, content quality and…


Added by Richard Close on August 16, 2010 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Asking for Wonderful Technology Ideas

I am new to my Technology Facilitator position at the high school level. My responsibility will be to educate teachers on web 2.0 skills and how to integrate technology into their curriculums. I'm looking for ideas for workskhops for teachers and well as developing collaborative partnerships for planning and implementing technology skills in outdated lesson plans. Thanks, Jane

Added by Jane Whitley on August 16, 2010 at 12:23pm — 2 Comments

Are Leaders MADE or BORN? Which are you?

This may be a long-time debate - are real leaders made or are they born? Can an individual be molded into a leader over time and through experience, or does a leader come from their genetic makeup from birth?

I've documented at least 6 theories from history available from the link below, and would love to get your thoughts and feedback! Let us know what category YOU would put yourself into.…


Added by Dr. Sheila Embry on August 12, 2010 at 7:17pm — No Comments

Student Dies after Falling off the Bed

Mulusa Senior Secondary School in Luweero district, central Uganda, ended the second term on a sad note after a senior four student fell off a triple decker bed and died moments later.

Isaac Kwesiga, died during the hustle and bustle of Friday morning as the students of the mixed day and boarding private school prepared to leave for holiday.

Luweero district Police commander Samuel Bamuzibire said after he hit the back of his head on the ground. Isaac died at the nearby Njovu clinic… Continue

Added by Hillary on August 9, 2010 at 12:05am — No Comments

Emerging Technology: APIs and Mashups and eLearning


Added by Jeffrey A. Roth on August 2, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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