What is Curriculum?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2010

I have been in education for ten years, and I haven’t thought enough about that question.  I’m now in the second week of the course, “Curriculum Theory” in my JHU-ISTE program, and we’ve started wrestling with some tough questions about curriculum. The first being the title for this post.  What is curriculum? It seems the […]

Our Ideas are Interactive

Posted by on Nov 29, 2009

I read a great post by a student in my grad class last week that has me thinking again about the idea of a backchannel.  I wrote about this a while ago, but it seems the topic has surfaced again recently about the value of a backchannel. The past several conferences I have attended have […]

What’s in a Book?

Posted by on Nov 14, 2009

I wrote a post this week for my Tech & Learning blog entry about books.  If you haven’t read it, I would love to get your thoughts on the topic.  The more I’ve thought about it, the more I wonder if the question simply doesn’t matter.  Bud Hunt responded to the post on Twitter by […]

NECC 2009

Posted by on Jul 2, 2009

Yes, this is my gratuitous NECC 2009 reflection post.  There were too many experiences and too many conversations that took place for me not to stop and reflect on the week as I experienced it. The most noticeable observation I can make is the comparison of experiences from last year’s NECC to this year’s.  Last […]

Web 2.0- A Synthetically Organic Nomenclature

Posted by on Jun 15, 2009

I’m of the conviction that the term “Web 2.0” is inherently problematic.  There are many who maintain that the nomenclature provides a needed context for the changing nature of the web.  I would maintain it does much more to deter understanding than provide any functional enlightenment. Proponents of the term state that the nature of […]