Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century
Lots of information on "how-to" and "why" for use of technology; many, many resources.
Links to ideas for using Twitter in education
Ineffective use of technology in lessons.
20 Communication and Networking Tools for Teachers. Nice archive of useful tools.
Video Conferencing Guides
EdTech Posse: archive of podcasts about living with and using technology.
Examples of classroom wikis; include samples from students.
How should schools change the way they assess students? Do current assessments measure what students need to know and be able to do in the real world?
Good point. If we want students to apply skills and be able to learn on their own, we need to also assess those skills.
Very nice quote: teach 21st century skills but assess with 19th century methodology.
Oh so TRUE!
Example of Wordle used to summarize a chapter in a helath book.
Article about using Wordle in the classroom, particularly to summarize or stimulate discussion
Useful program to capture key words of a passage of text; good for summarizing or stimulating discussion.
Benefits of tweeting for teachers.
100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Twitter Research
What skills do young people need to succeed in life?
Wiki with archive of starter sheets for using various types of technology. Also includes "digital" Bloom's.
Archive of virtual learning resources.
Suggests ways to manage your Twitter account.