Posts tagged: Clay Shirky

Some Brief iPad Comments

A very simple comment: the iPad is a step forward to larger computers becoming more like mobile phones. Many people will like that, given that there is nostalgia for land-line phones because of their simplicity and durability. (The black rotary in my parents home has been working about as long as I’ve been alive.) If […]

Monday February 1st, 2010 in , , , | 2 Comments »

Educon 2.2 Update

Here’s some observations so far from Educon 2.2 “What is Smart” Panel discussion: many attendees felt that the discussion was too broad and focused too much on trying to decide what “smart” meant. Some general ideas about areas of affinity, finding a passion, differentiated learning, inquiry-based learning, project-based learning and memorization were tossed in, but […]

Sunday January 31st, 2010 in , , , , | 1 Comment »

Live from Educon 2.2

So far, I’ve survied the trip to Philadelphia, survived the “What is Smart” Panel discussion, had a great time with a group of ISED-L types at dinner last night, and now I have the final version of my Prezi done for my “Many to Many” conversation this morning at 10:00: http://prezi.com/8ypptizb10k7/ Now, for six blocks […]

Saturday January 30th, 2010 in , , | Comments Off on Live from Educon 2.2

Doing a Prezi for Educon 2.2 Conversation

Okay, I’m using Prezi for the first time to create an opening presentation for a conversation at Educon 2.2. Here’s a link to draft six: http://prezi.com/8ypptizb10k7/ Earlier drafts are linked at that URL. This draft is about 80 percent done. Feel free to comment. I only learned about Prezi at a conference presentation last Friday […]

Monday January 25th, 2010 in , , , | Comments Off on Doing a Prezi for Educon 2.2 Conversation

Educon 2.2 Conversation: Many to Many

I plan to go to Educon 2.2 (http://educon22.wikispaces.com/) where I have a “conversation” I’m leading. Let me know if you will also be at the conference. Many to Many– How Entire School Communities Can Collaborate Presenter: Jim Heynderickx Presenter Affiliation: Director of Technology, American School in London Conversational Focus/Audience: All School Levels Conversation Description: Clay […]

Sunday December 27th, 2009 in , , , | Comments Off on Educon 2.2 Conversation: Many to Many
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