Saturday, July 29, 2006

The DOPA dialogue

Cool Cat Teacher blog has an excellent summary of the new US bill. For Canadian teachers, this is an excellent article to read to develop arguments defending the use of social software in the classroom. She has suggestions like "Stranger Danger" programs that are similar to "Drug Awareness" programs. She suggests that DOPA is like the days of burning books when society was afraid of the infiltration of bad information. Read more...

We need to educate students on how to use the internet safely and we need to become familiar with the internet so that we are not afraid of what we don't know. If you don't know a lot about blogging, check out the links I have provided. There are some excellent things happening in the world of educational blogging.


Blogger Vicki A. Davis said...

Yes, you are absolutely correct! I am fascinated by some of the research you are looking into.

12:56 PM  

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