Archive for December, 2007

Why new media–including blogging–are important.

December 20, 2007

This report on Teens and Social Media from the Pew Internet and American Life Project confirms how young people are indeed using multiple forms of technologies for conversation and sharing content. (BTW, email is not on the list of cool forms of communication. Teens today are much more likely to communicate via cell phone or by addressing each other on Facebook of MySpace.) What does this mean for education? I think blogging is an important tool of which we should be making greater use.

Directory of Learning Tools

December 18, 2007

Looking to create an online quiz? Want to work with blogs or wikis with your course? This Directory of Learning Tools is a great place to find resources.