We are having a week-long tech institute at our school - the opeing day will provide frame wiht a focus on Web 2.0 - the importance of students having opportunites to use 21st skills for learning - because of the extrodinary value of the skills themselves. I am looking for a perfect web 2.0 opening - to hook and energize the teachers attending and to give them a sense of what Web 2.0 means - I need ideas !!!!!!
Our guest was Ramit Sehti, co-founder of PBWiki. Our discussion included uses of wiki's in education, a newsbreaking announcement, how to balance commercial activities with serving the educational community, and what's on the horizon for PBWiki.
Nov. 30 Update: For a transcript on another extensive interview with Ramit, check out Cody McKibben's interview, Ramit Sethi Will Not Only Teach You To Be Crazy Rich...
We discuss who we are as a 'Educational Technology' community and how we can get our community's message spread to a wider audience. A quick look at a few different wikipedia entries for ed tech will show you how silent the community has been... With the recent discussions about DOPA and Blackboard, that community voice is more important than ever.
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