How to think like a child

October 26, 2010

“How to think like a child: Letting go of adult inhibitions can free up our creativity and boost our wellbeing” is a great article about how to get people rethinking who and what they are in order to think about how they engage with the world within and around them.

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Google Image Search Implements CC License Filtering – Creative Commons

July 9, 2009
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Google Image Search Implements CC License Filtering – Creative Commons Today, Google officially launched the ability to filter search results using Creative Commons licenses inside their Image Search tool. It is now easy to restrict your Image Search results to find images which have been tagged with our licenses, so that you can find content from across […]

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What If? Technology in the 21st Century Classroom | OPSBA

June 13, 2009
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What If? Technology in the 21st Century Classroom | OPSBA On Wednesday, April 29, 2009 the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association OPSBA released a Discussion Paper entitled: What If? Technology in the 21st Century Classroom. As school trustees we want to engage the province in a meaningful focused discussion about classrooms of the 21st century. […]

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Bitstrips: Typical

June 11, 2009
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Rochelle introduced me to her Bitstrips cartoon: Bitstrips: Typical. This could be a great tool for getting ECEs to work with tech and children without using personal information… as a step into something like Scratch

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Rheingold on Goffman and online stuffness

May 19, 2009

A neurotypical totalizing statement, but what the heck. It’s howard and goffman

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apophenia: answers to questions from Twitter on teen practices

May 18, 2009
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Barry sent me over to danah boyd’s apophenia: answers to questions from Twitter on teen practices. Barry’s always got is finger on the pulse of people with pulses. 🙂

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Recycling around earthday.

April 11, 2009
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This is a cute video by Sarah/Girltarist, who is, among other things, a student in my and Danny‘s classes. We had a chat about reducing and reusing being better than recycling, but one thing at a time. I wish more educators would sing and share their songs.

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unClick Google | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters

March 14, 2009
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unClick Google | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters On March 11, Google revealed its latest plan to violate your privacy: they will now record the types of websites you visit in order to gather a behavioral profile of your interests purportedly so that they can send you targeted advertising. This policy is in addition to their current […]

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Suspect Freed After Exposing Cop’s Facebook Status

March 12, 2009
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Slashdot | Suspect Freed After Exposing Cop’s Facebook Status “A man on trial in New York for possession of a weapon has been acquitted after subpoenaing his arresting officer’s Facebook and MySpace accounts. His defense: Officer Vaughan Ettienne’s MySpace “mood” was set to “devious” on the day of the arrest, and one day a few […]

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The SSD Project | EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Project

March 5, 2009

I’ve got a nice EFF member’s sticker on my laptop, and paid my dues… so yesterday I got an email pointing me to the The SSD Project | EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Project: The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has created this Surveillance Self-Defense site to educate the American public about the law and technology of government […]

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