Stephen Noonoo in his THE JOURNAL article:
Global Collaboration Projects that Go Way Beyond Skype
describes the “flattening” of the high school classroom, where students use communication technologies well beyond Skype (Edmodo) to works with peers in real time around the world. The idea of flattening involves peer-to-peer mentoring (Vygotsky’s “zone”) besides high school students growing with the consciousness of growing in a global world.
Those will be the students, who in several years will be entering our (higher ed) environment. Are we ready for them?
Per our older blog entry:
do we know and understand the students who are coming soon to our classroom?
- Web 2.0 week:
Blogs, wikis, podcasting and all other Web 2.0 tools on our campus
Listening my music on the Net: Pandora, Spotify, SoundCloud, Last.FM… what, how and why…
My YouTube channel works great for my classes….
Learn and teach with Web 2.0 tools
new kids on the block: Vine, Pinterest, Instagram etc
Oliver, K. (2010). Integrating Web 2.0 Across the Curriculum. Techtrends: Linking Research & Practice To Improve Learning, 54(2), 50-60.
Blogs and wikis are among the most frequently cited Web 2.0 tools, but they are just the tip of an integration iceberg
many titles, including Web 2.0, the “read-write Web” (Richardson, 2005-2006), browser-based applications (Descy, 2007) and school 2.0 or classroom 2.0 (Lankshear & Knobel, 2007; Lehmann, 2007).
Are We Puppets in a Wired World?