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Blogs to see
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Fun web 2.0 Sites
(What do all these videos have in common?)
- This one got the conversation started.
Here's version 4
The Currency of the Future
- in the "Shift Happens" format. Very interesting!
The World is Flat
- Thomas Friedman's talk at MIT.
Click Play now in the box above his picture. Real Player required
"Hot Flat and Crowded"
- watch Thomas Friedman again talk about his book. Fascinating, regardless of your particular bent on the topic.
Clay Shirkey talking about his book
, "Here Comes Everybody" (
Here he is on PopTech
- a different talk) And
here he is on Ted
, talking about Mobile social media. Very interesting.
Are You Paying Attention?
- an eyeopener
Education is preparation for.
. - a video by Kristen Hokansen
By Michael Wesch:
The Machine is Us/ing Us
- VERY cool!
And another one
that's very interesting, him talking about how YouTube is changing our cultures.
Portal to Media Literacy - another Wesch video that I think is a must see. "There are no digital natives with Web 2.0 tools." And check out his
for an example of a great resource page for his students.
Brave New World Wide Web
- another excellent vision
Why Let Our Students Blog?
- The title says it all
- An interesting perspective on authentic audiences
- Can you guess the significance of that number?
- How many days do we REALLY teach out of the 180 allotted?
The Exploding Walls Project
- perspectives of 8th graders
When I Grow Up
- What will the world be like?
- why it's important for kids to have a REAL audience
"When I become a teacher"
- another must-see (Created by teachers in PA!)
Why Teach Technology?
- er... shouldn't that be, "Why teach WITH technology?"
Some perspective -
Look what's going on in Dubai
. When each segments ends you can click again to continue the story. Or view
. Or any of
- beyond words. Still think the U.S. rules? Check out
Three Steps to 21st Century Learning
Students in a 21st Century World
- an interesting perspective
The well-connected student in the 21st Century
- a Youtube video (
This is how we Dream (Part 1)
- a fascinating talk about the changes taking place in how we communicate.
This is how we dream (Part 2)
- make sure you watch both parts. From Richard Miller, Rutgers.
Skype in the Classroom
- It has a happy ending
- you'll never look at autism the same way again
- THE BEST videos of THE BEST speakers in the world! (
Sir Kenneth Robinson
Watch this one!
Closing Keynote from NECC
- Dr Tim Tyson. See what some middle school kids are doing. How does that compare to what YOUR middle school kids are doing?
The Animal School
- Click the blue rectangle
This one gives me goosebumps every time I see it.
A list of ten Commencement and "Last Speeches"
- great viewing
Scott McLeod's k12online Conference presentation
about Disruptive Technology - VERY well worth watching
The Lost Generation
- Watch to the end!
Copyright and Fair Use
- very cute!
Evan Williams talks about Twitter
on TED. Wanna know what Twitter is all about? Check this out.
Privacy vs Facebook
- if you know someone with a facebook account, send this to them
Creative Commons video
- this tells what creative commons is all about
RSS in Plain English
- Maybe this will help
Twitter in Plain English
- This will explain it for sure
Social Bookmarking in Plain English
- another good one
Podcasting in Plain English
- they keep coming up with new ones.
on SecondLIfe - amazing
talks about wikipedia. Or
Think before you post
- make your students watch this. Then
The Futures Channel
- videos of all kinds
- More great videos (
were new technology - :-)
The Internet Has Crashed
- oh NO!!
The Problem with PowerPoint
Can't Touch This
- an example of Machinima
I find to be a beautiful moment - Share this with your music loving friends
Oh heck.. check out
Scott Mcleod's list of videos
. If it's not there, it's probably not worth watching. :)
And, check out
this group of pictures
with interesting quotes. Not videos, but good nonetheless.
Answer to the Question at the top
: I discovered all these videos by reading blogs. Are blogs blocked in your district?
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