Help the nerdy teacher reach Taylor Swift


Saw this in my Twitter stream this morning – and LOVE it. Way to teach kids about re-purposing and re-mixing with respect! This teacher’s kids want to use pop music they love for a project….

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On ripping YouTube vids and using images as you please


This started as a comment on another person’s blog. I’ve modified it to serve as a blog post on ripping YouTube videos. As this seems to crop up from time to time, I thought I’d…

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The elephant in the meeting room: a role play scenario


This elephant is a biggie and quite sensitive.  As I really want to hear from both sides of the fence – you are welcome to comment anonymously. I’d just like to know if  in your…

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A SLap in the face


Dear Linden Labs, It is often a struggle to convince administrators, policy makers and educators that virtual worlds in general and Second Life in particular are valuable resources for education. Educators I know have worked…

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Learner-centric learning and people we don’t know


I’ve been researching virtual worlds for Education.au’s Immersive Learning Unit and had an aha moment this morning in between hitting the snooze button on my N95 that I wanted to commit to pixels before it…

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