Although no one’s actually challenged me yet I’ve often felt I should be ready to answer questions about whether digital storytelling is too insubstantial to be a worthwhile academic or personal development activity. How, after all, can you say anything
Martin Weller’s blog, The Ed Techie, was the first technology blog that I followed and he’s a constant stream of intrestingness. His latest post is really valuable for anyone interested in ed-tech generally, but also open educational models specifically. He has done interviews with a number of OU luminaries (Martin Bean, Grainne Conole, Andrew Law and Simon Buckinham-Shum) on the questions of the benefits of technology for learning and interesting issues around openness.
A wee comment on Sir Ken Robinson’s excellent talk a while ago on creativity and education.
…Nottingham Uni have very helpfully put up a load of videos onto Youtube showing the properties of the 118 elements in the periodic table. I’ve had a wee look and they seem OK to a non-scientist (qualified as a geography