Time Magazine decided that the "Man" of the year was... me. At least, that's what the hype said. But really? Not so much. Chris went off on a rant because See, for me, Facebook is forbidden. Second Life is shut down. Amazon reviews are avoided. Podcasts are against policy. Blogs are…well…banned just might not be… Continue reading Year End Musings
Dave highlighted the 10 Events of the Edublog Year and then Joyce commented (in italics) 8. Burnout This year any number of people in the edubloggosphere discovered that reading 1302 blogs everyday in your bloglines account is not going to cut your grass, read the latest Harry Potter novel or take your husband out to… Continue reading Breathe
Diane over at Deep Thinking posted about Good vs. Bad Readers. Most of the students said that good readers do stuff like read a lot, read long books, read the whole book (not just the first two pages), read the hard books, read fast, are good spellers, remember what they read, try different ways to… Continue reading About Reading
Peter R. Kann writes about ten trends in the mass media that ought to bother us: The blurring of the lines between journalism and entertainment The blurring of lines between news and opinion The blending of news and advertising, sponsorships or other commercial relationships The problems and pitfalls inherent in pack journalism The issue of… Continue reading It’s Broke. Let’s fix it.
A few posts ago I wrote about Google Bombing (based on Chris' post). Joyce had some thoughts about it as well. Today I read EdCompBlog's post Try entering the query: What is the answer to life the universe and everything? into Google. (Note - no quotation marks!) It's a beautiful thing, isn't it?