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I appreciate your response. It is one of the best responses I've yet received to the questions I'm puzzling through.
You make a great point with the following statement:
This may be a really good option for those schools…"
"Hey Sarah, just to be clear, I think the iPad is a fine platform for creating some content. I just believe it falls short in some key areas...and I believe these key areas to be pedagogically rich and a huge loss when going all-in with…"
"For me this question comes down to the learning problem you are trying to solve and the dispositions you hope to empower in your community. We hope that mobile technology helps build the disposition of tinkerer, maker and creator as much as…"
"Sustainable Schools in Africa Initiative
Schools in South Africa and Africa [probably not unlike schools around the World] are finding it increasingly more impossible to pay their monthly water and electricity accounts.
The situation is getting…"
"Another proprietary platform that we're investigating for a potential LMS is Schoology. It is sorta like Moodle, but with a heavy emphasis on the social component. It's an intriguing piece of software, but I worry that it will end up as a…"
Yep, things are going well here at USM. I love the place and the people. I'm settling in a bit, finding a little more of a rhythm (I would dare call it a routine!). This week's goal is rebuilding my own prof dev network: Twitter, Plurk, nings (including this one), Google Reader cleanup, delicious and diigo, and...I think I left a blog around here somewhere...
I'll try to touch base with you via Skype when I get a chance. Hope all is well for you in sunny CA, too. (By the way, you need to update your avatar pic to something sunnier! :)
Hi Matt. I think I can participate on Thursday. It will most likely just be me this time, but if this becomes a regular event there are several students and teachers who would like to join in. I have Skype on my computer, but have never used it. Will you be sending us some instructions?