Boing Boing: Documentary on radical free school – inspiring

April 29, 2006

Boing Boing: Documentary on radical free school – inspiring Cory Says… This YouTube video is the trailer for a documentary called “Voices from the New American Schoolhouse,” which chronicles the radical education practiced at the Fairhaven School in Upper Marlboro, MD. Fairhaven appears to be a classical free-school, in which kids self-govern, design their own […]

1

An Introduction to the New World Wide Web

April 28, 2006

Check this out. Looks good and it is a free download… 2 Cents Worth » Coming of Age: An Introduction to the New World Wide Web: “I’m copying and pasting this in from Ewan Macintosh’s weblog, Edu.Blogs.Com. Hope you don’t mind, Ewan. I’m getting ready to present a session at a regional conference, and I […]

1

Publications: KMDiary

April 27, 2006

The current issue of KMDI’s KMDiary mentions Jeremy and my new journal Learning Inquiry, for which I’m thankful for the publicity. Unfortunately I’m listed as being at OISE/UT, rather then Ryerson. I guess you gotta take what you can get. And the diary notes that blogs are dead. Flickr is the new thing. Just so […]

2

Child Research Net

April 27, 2006

Yuka found this interesting nugget for me: Child Research Net Web Site. Let’s see what students in CECE912 make of it.

Comments Off on Child Research Net

When digital kids rule the classroom | CNET News.com

April 26, 2006

From CNET News.com: “When digital kids rule the classroom Take Megan Kennedy, an eighth-grader in Hill City, Kan. She’s one of 40 students participating in a program called GenYes in which kids teach teachers how to use technology. For her project, Megan and two classmates worked with a local kindergarten teacher to integrate an Apple […]

1

Ali G interviews Noam Chomsky

April 26, 2006

From Mind Hacks: Ali G interviews Noam Chomsky! video: Ali G Interview Wikipedia on Noam Chomsky

Comments Off on Ali G interviews Noam Chomsky

Mind Hacks: Electronic media causing ADHD?

April 23, 2006

Mind Hacks: Electronic media causing ADHD? takes up an interesting when it comes to thinking about ADHD and technology. I’ve always had attention issues… long before we ever had a colour television. I think we had a 12 or 14″ black and white TV, and I was not allowed to use the phone for social […]

2

Blogging could help prevent Alzheimer’s,

April 18, 2006

Boy, isn’t the net full of good news today? From The Social Software Weblog Blogging could help prevent Alzheimer’s, expert says: “This may be more funny than anything, and a statement about the place blogging is taking in larger cultural discussion.  USA Today has run an article on healthy habits that can keep the brain […]

Comments Off on Blogging could help prevent Alzheimer’s,

Mind Hacks: Goths and mental health

April 18, 2006

Mind Hacks: Goths and mental health: “There’s an informed and critical review of the recent coverage about goths, self-harm and success, over at the Anxiety, Addiction and Depression Treatments blog.” There’s lots of discussion on this topic now, which I find interesting in light of the usual comments that goths lead to drug abuse and […]

Comments Off on Mind Hacks: Goths and mental health

ifoAppleStore –

April 18, 2006

ifoAppleStore – News and information about Apple Computer’s retail stores lists all the new apple stores going in in Canada. There are two new ones going in in Toronto, one opening next month in the Ryerson area, between my office and the new business school building, in the good ol’ Eaton Centre. At present I […]

Comments Off on ifoAppleStore –