Tour of VSTE Island (Image by F Delventhal / CC) I first met Booklady at a gathering of Virginia educators in a virtual world. Found out later that they meet […]
Faced with a minor design challenge, this dude kept coming up short. Gladly, such things often work themselves out. The Challenge: We want students to be able select any lesson […]
In 1994 I was teaching just a few miles from Debbie Bjorna, an extraordinary science instructor. Students still talked about her lessons and class investigations, years later. Site of an exceptional […]
Yesterday, I sent an email to a friend inviting her to create an account at MentorsOnline, the website behind the new browser extension (“the tool”). Then I thought it’s better […]
The Interface Layer project passed several milestones in the last week. The Cross Origin Resource Sharing issue mentioned in last post has been resolved (SSL certificate). This might have been posted sooner, […]
A Modern Learner Image from Pixabay Personalized learning. Just-in-time learning. Learning on demand. Sure! I’m in; but… How complicated is it going to be? Modern learners can’t spend time with old […]
Mom and her brother (Joe Wayne) 1951-ish (click for large image) Strangely, my Flash Animation instructor started his course by demonstrating a variety of image manipulation techniques for digital repair […]
One brown mouse. (image by Flickr user: crwr) moose-faw (Scots dialect: mousetrap) Sub-title: “plans laid best” Often, when meant to be on study for undergraduate exams, I found myself walking the library […]
Early next year, a group of Monash University students will enter the virtual world of SecondLife™. There, they will visit a restaurant, an airport, a medical clinic and a train station; they will be required to buy tickets, read a public transit schedule, and complete many other tasks during their lessons.
Where we go with this new compass we have been given is up to us. What we do with the full region granted for this demonstration follows from our own interpretation of those same standards.