Communities

Intro to Social Bookmarking

The newest installment in Common Craft’s video series is Social Bookmarking in Plain English. It’s a good introduction to the concept, but I don’t think this is as strong as their other videos. This one is focused specifically on del.icio.us and uses numerous printed screenshots rather than being solely about the overall concept of social […]

Intro to Social Bookmarking Read More »

Continually Improving Courses

Some of the continuing conversation from Will’s It’s Not Just the Read/Write Web post has been about, well, continuing conversations. It’s the idea that learning shouldn’t be about memorizing for a test or completing a project, but lifelong learning. David Warlick wonders if we can focus more on learning and less on just what has

Continually Improving Courses Read More »

Sensemaking through Networks

Will Richardson writes that much of the chatter about changes in education due to technology is missing the point. Getting students and teachers and everyone to publish and write–yes, that’s a good start. Improving communication between schools and the community–yep, that’s good too. But Will argues that those are really just ways of doing the

Sensemaking through Networks Read More »

CyberCompliment Day

David Warlick pointed out a suggestion from Jennifer Wagner to make today CyberCompliment day. I think this is a great idea, so let’s spread some happiness and gratitude on the web! Will Richardson is definitely at the top of my list of people to thank, as I’m sure he will be for many other people.

CyberCompliment Day Read More »