One of the key principles of Web 2.0 is that through widespread collaboration and mass participation, the “wisdom of the crowds” emerges. Think Wikipedia’s self correcting
Long before myspace, youtube, and Internet forums existed, people engaged in dialogue to expand understanding, test ideas and learn. From Socratic dialogue to the best classrooms of today,…
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With your interest in Wen 2.0 Technology, I recommend you take a look at Wiziq's virtual classroom and authorstream's power point presentation platform. Both are web based platforms, have a bunch of features and free basic service. Here’s a public class recording I just made that you might find useful.
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BTW, glad to see you resurrecting john dewey. While he could have used some of your editing in his writing his ideas with regard to the nature of education and schooling are as relavant today as they were back in the early part of the last century. Dewey was really done in by his disciple William Kilpatrick who was the popularizer and bastardizer of his ideas. While Dewey is considered by many as the father of progressive education it was really Dewey as glibly interpreted by Kilpatrick which really shaped the progressive school movement.
No one said my picture looks cute. Can I borrow your hat for my picture?? Might help!