Vicarious Learning: Developing Cultural Literacy Through Global Collaboration

Vicki DavisVicki Davis is the IT Director and technology teacher at Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA.  Also know as the CoolCatTeacher, Vicki is a national spotlight speaker at several education technology conferences.   Vicki was the 2010 TICAL Conference keynote speaker.  TICAL’s Director Rowland Baker got a chance to speak with Vicki in Little Rock, AR.  Vicki shares how several global collaborative projects she helped create (Flat Classroom Project, NetGen Project, Digiteen Project, and Eracism Project) have assisted students in developing cultural literacy and 21st century skills.

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Social Networks — A Framework of Tools (Part 1 of 4)

Part 1: The Genesis of Social Networks in Education

Steve HargadonIn the first of four interviews Steve Hargadon, creator of the social networks Classroom 2.0The CUE Community, and many others shares how he got involved in assisting educators in using social media— first with blogs and then with social networking and virtual meetings.  You will hear how Steve’s vision for using social networks in education came to be.

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