Popfly in the Classroom - Trip Report

First the surprising secret – students today are not all that Web 2.0 knowledgeable. Now you wouldn’t get that from the media but its true. Oh sure there are a lot of young people out there creating new media, using instant messaging tools, downloading music and software and connecting via Facebook or MySpace. But beyond…

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Top Conversations In March

There were a number of blog posts with above average comment counts in March. The post I wrote about number systems in computer science had 9 comments. Pretty much everyone thought this was/is an important topic for computer science students. Personally that was the most fun thing I learned in math before high school. There…

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XML in Schools - Is Now the Time?

The other day I was chatting online with a good friend of mine. Dave was a teacher but has gone back to industry. He’s a SharePoint consultant these days. Its been a real learning experience for him and he seems to be enjoying it. But one of the things he told me is that he…

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