Mozilla’s Web Literacy Standards Released


Mozilla has just released its set of Web Literacy Standards and it’s something that everyone who uses the web personally or in the classroom needs to look at and try to understand. Many people are comfortable with just accessing the web and siphoning off what they need for the moment.  But, that’s only part ofContinue reading “Mozilla’s Web Literacy Standards Released”

Two Posts About Real and Significant Change


I ran into two really good readings that should make anyone stop and think.  There are so many people talking about being on top of things and understanding the latest and greatest.  In this case, it’s Digital Textbooks and Learning Commons.  Absorb these  and be prepared to challenge anyone who comes along and uses theContinue reading “Two Posts About Real and Significant Change”

Really Using Wikipedia


One of the great things recently is the absence of posts and questions about whether or not students should use the Wikipedia as a source for project research.  Ever the optimist, I’d like to make the assumption that teachers are finding and allowing (hopefully encouraging) the use of this very powerful tool.  As we know,Continue reading “Really Using Wikipedia”

An Invitation to Edit


It was a boring Sunday afternoon and, after my bike ride, I sat down to check out the NASCAR race.  I was actually curious as to whether Goodyear was going to upset Tony Stewart with another strange tire incident. I’d been meaning to sit down and so something like this for a while. In theContinue reading “An Invitation to Edit”