Amy Tan, author of the Joy Luck Club and Kitchen God’s Wife, recently made a presentation to TED. Here it is:
MIT is stepping to the front by making their scholarly articles available to the public. They will be available through an open source platform DSpace, a scholarly repository for over one-thousand organizations (if you have a favorite University, i.e., Notre Dame or USC, check to see if it’s listed here). MIT’s corner is called DSpace …
How do you keep a pencil sharp? Read this:
WordDreams nominated TWB for an award over the summer. Much to my pleasure, my post won and $500 was sent to TWB. It couldn’t go to a more worthy organization.
The truth about writing and kids is: They’re doing more of it. Texting, blogging, contributing to wikis, even emails. It’s not dead as a skill; it’s evolving. Kids like to talk about themselves and the New Writing gives them a chance to do that on a grand scale–Facebook, Myspace, blogs, texting. You might think their …
For those of you who offered comments on who I should blog for, thank you. Teachers Without Borders was the winner, and thanks to your suggestion, Blair at Certification Map is sending them $500 in my name. Read on: Blogging for Education – We Have a Winner! Posted using ShareThis
This post is being submitted to Teacher Certification Map to raise awareness for educational charities and the important role they play. To learn more about the effort, check out Blogging for Education If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and will never …
A new book (edited by Michael Thomas, PhD) is calling for chapter proposals on the efficacy of Personal Learning Environments for students, as a replacement to the Virtual Learning Environments like Blackboard. I’ve attached it FYI. It’s not often a researcher solicits research from the community. Check it out.
Ah, teenagers. The bain of adults… Don’t take my word for it. Read on. Surprise, Surprise: Adults Can’t Deal With Their Kids Texting Habits Shared via AddThis
I have a chance to win $500 for the cause of my choice. My problem is I have so many that are important, I’d like your input. Who should I write about? Read the link and leave me a comment. Thanks! Blogging for Education Posted using ShareThis