Years after leaving the classroom I learned about WebQuests. The model appeared full of potential; encouraging exploration…offering greater purchase by effort. A WebQuest is an inquiry-oriented lesson format in which […]
I have been working on an educational tool. At the heart of this project is… The Browser Extension: Often, when teachers assign course content on the Internet, students surf the web […]
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 […]
the first sort Boxes of photographs, albums stacked in a closet, pictures collected across decades. How much can be uploaded to “the cloud”, and how long will it last? Various […]
Even though the FCC adopted Net Neutrality, ensuring that consumers can go where they want—when they want—on the Internet, …your ISP still might be throttling your bandwidth. The Internet […]
Who solves the challenge of interoperability when educators are given a particular set of tools with which to work? For example, one teacher imagines: “a tool that would auto math/convert/input grades from […]
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 […]
This seemed significant; it felt like a virtual world, not just a world rendered in a browser…and we need browser based VWs if the platform is to expand its niche.
At fourteen years of age, I think I was more impressed watching custom generated mazes spool from the printer on six-foot-long perforated pages.