The Long-Awaited Oxford Debate

The second keynote address at the conference was an ‘Oxford-style’ debate about the question below. I have summarized the main points by each contributor below. It was moderated by Robert Seigel from NPR’s All Things Considered. Video archive here from ISTE Vision Four panelists, 2 for and 2 against (5 minutes each)Q: Are bricks and…

Where Do I Start? Day 2 of NECC, Part 1

The Welcome Ceremony So, Day 2 is over and now I’m sitting in the “Blogger’s Cafe” trying to piece together the events of yesterday. I got into the Convention Center after having a wonderful brunch with a friend around 1:30pm. Just enough time to get seated for the Welcome Ceremony. The ceremony had a Movie…

YouTube in the Classroom

Network Filtering: Hmmm……… Philadelphia is one of those districts that blocks YouTube. I struggle with the filtering system we have here in Philly. On one hand, I am very supportive of it since many teachers have terrible classroom management or don’t seem to think twice when they let their students have ‘free time’ on the…

Why I Don’t Have a Twitter Account

Why I Don’t have a Twitter AccountJust to show how obsessive people get about Twitter, here is a blog with the top ten (no joke) Twitter songs–songs written specifically about Twitter.http://www.bspcn.com/2009/02/28/top-10-twitter-songs-of-all-time/ I currently have a Facebook account and a MySpace account AND a Friendster account. This shows the progression of social networking (SN) sites over…