Mindy Faber's Blog – August 2007 Archive (2)

Google My Maps has Serious Educational Potential

I am absolutely mad about Google MyMaps. Check out the collectively authored map my YouthLAB groups did in Chicago and Barbados at www.youthlab.net! They researched the slave routes, the Barbados youth located the African countries and regions where their ancestors came from and placemarked those. They even added in diary journal entries from enslaved passengers across the Middle Passage.



Then they incorporated their own family migrations, located their neighborhoods, embedded photos… Continue

Added by Mindy Faber on August 24, 2007 at 10:13am — No Comments

YouthLAB Launches and You Are Invited to Participate

Beginning July 23rd, I am launching YouthLAB and would love for you to check in at our site which is www.youthlab.net. We are doing online collaborative cinema and global exchange. I think it contributes to the growing knowledge about the power of WEB 2.0 to spark learning, civic engagement and cross-cultural understanding using their own digital native cultures.



Please read more below and check in to the site - www.youthlab.net



We are beginning to learn what it means to… Continue

Added by Mindy Faber on August 1, 2007 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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