Southern Worlds 2010 is a collaborative project organised by the University of Tasmania, the Tasmanian Polytechnic, The Hutchins School and the Tasmanian Department of Education.
The conference seeks to connect primary, secondary and tertiary educators, students, managers and developers to share, learn and explore the potential of virtual worlds to improve educational outcomes for individuals and institutions.
The event is scheduled for Monday the 25th of October to Thursday the 28th of October and includes virtual sessions as well as a full day get together in Hobart on Wednesday the 27th.
Effective Implementation of Technology in the Classroom: An Interview with Vicki Davis (Pt. 1 of 2) - The eLearners News Blog - The eLearners News Blog - eLearners.com Community: Online Education and Distance Learning Discussion Forums & Blogs
Part 1 of an interview with Vicki Davis, Cool Cat Teacher and my colleague and friend, co-founder of Flat Classroom Projects
Semantic Web & other Web 3.0 Concepts Explained in Plain English
LifeLike Pedagogy - Imagine students choosing what to study...
Download this free trial copy book.
Announcing Keynote Speakers for #k12online10
K12 Online Conference 2010
Really excited to see the line up of speakers including Dean Shareski as the pre-conference keynote and Davis Warlick as the post conference keynote. Check this out now!
BBC - Dimensions - The Pyramids of Giza
Shared by colleague Warren Apel, now teaching in Europe.
BBC Dimensions Very cool way to show how big something is in relation to an area students already understand. Here's how big the Pyramids of Giza would have been if they were in Beijing.
Free Online Whiteboard and Collaboration Tool - Scribblar.com
"Simple, effective online collaboration
Multi-user whiteboard, live audio,
image collaboration, text-chat and more"
Great post by Madeleine, my Inside ITGS colleague. We ARE connecting our classrooms and developing new pedagogy for connected learning in the 21st Century. Make sure you follow us!
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
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