Shelly is a rare gem indeed in the online universe combining passion for technology w/ uncanny ability to help others strive to be their best. She's be a special resource for so many people (me included) and a great friend!!
Shelly, thanks for all the support and help you are giving me. You are the best and everybody knows and feels that. Have a great week! Tomorrow is holiday here, in Brazil, and I will finally experiment my google wave!
I agree about Nings! When I needed answers this summer (in detail) I was able to post questions and get great answers and links!
The flip camera is so nice! I can see great options for teachers to utilize these in the classroom! I had fun with that this weekend! Will be sharing ideas and demonstrating at the tech meeting Wednesday! Every school is getting one this year.
I've been intrigued by the language of "catch up" which has come from government ministers and even the Children's Commissioner. The idea that lockdown has resulted in lost learning and a widening of the gap can't be disputed but it is the solutions put forward by government which has revealed the reductive nature of the government's attitude to learning and to young people. To reduce education and learning to an accumulation of facts devoid from any contextual influence is just simply naive.…See More
Essay Definition can vary widely depending on the Person DefiningEssay definition can be different depending on the source. The narrowest definition of essay is “a short piece of writing on a particular subject”, as appearing in Oxford Dictionary. Most common form of essay is written in prose. In practice, essays are regarded as short pieces of writing, though there are some exceptions like John Locke’s” An essay concerning human understanding”. In its broadest sense, definition of essay…See More