Wednesday, February 15, 2006

The Natives are Restless N.E.C.C. '05 (video)
This initially hilarious, overall amazing, and occasionally thought provoking presentation was given to a group of teachers at the 2005 National Educational Computing Conference (Philadelphia). The first amazing thing is simply that you get to see if as if you were there:
NECC 2005 Webcast We're starting to see more of this, but one is still lucky to get slides from many conferences. Seing video of every presentation is truly a treat!

In The Natives Are Restless, actress and educator Deneen Frazier Bowen presented a fun characterization of students' views of their old teachers' disdain of technology. For those of us exposed to the net daily, it isn't deep, but it does remind of the battle on the front lines. Give it a view.

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