Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Today's Interesting Links

Links for 2009-03-30 [del.icio.us]

  • 2009 Horizon Report K-12
    The Horizon Report series is the product of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project, an ongoing research project that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within education around the globe.
  • Nine great reasons why teachers should use Twitter | Laura Walker
    What's the point of Twitter? Why should educators get involved? What difference does using Twitter make? Here are some answers that you might like to share.

Links for 2009-03-29 [del.icio.us]

  • On The Media: Transcript of "The Witnesses That Didn't" (March 27, 2009)
    Forty-five years ago, Kitty Genovese was murdered in Queens and, as the story goes, 38 witnesses watched the assault for half an hour but no one intervened. Historian Joseph De May says the truth is a bit more complicated.
  • ahsthisibelieve » home
    The Arapahoe High School's This I Believe Goes Global Project If you're a teacher that would like one or more of their classes to participate in this project, please Email Karl with your name, school name, location, grade level(s)/ages, how many classes, and time frame that you'd like to work on this project. Karl will then try to match you with another class, create a wiki page for the two classes, and send you that information.
  • Take Part in the National Day on Writing
    Writing is a daily practice for millions of Americans. But few notice how integral writing has become to daily life in the 21st century. To draw attention to the remarkable variety of writing we engage in and help make writers from all walks of life aware of their craft, NCTE is working to establish October 20, 2009, as the National Day on Writing.

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