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I guess I've come to the end of this challenge - though my learning, of course, is only just beginning. I've been into the idea of Edupunk for a long time without knowing what to call it, so it's good to have a challenge like this to put some structure to the idea, and Anya kamenetz's books, The Edupunk Guide and DIY U, have been invaluable. As part of this challenge I have defined my path and created a plan of my proposed learning, which you can see at Visible Darkness , a website I built in Wordpress as a space to contain my work in an organized way. Here you can also see a mind map of my initial Personal Learning Network - I'm sure this grow as I progress with my learning. From this PLN I plan to nurture ongoing relationships that will, I hope, evolve into mentorship.
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"Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important." — Bill Gates Maybe you have been tapped to offer a popular course via the Internet, or you are looking to take advantage of the growing opportunities available to expand your professional portfolio. Online teaching has many advantages for students and teachers, such as 24-hour availability and a wealth of readily available resources. But it also has significant disadvantages, such as a lack of face-to-face contact and the distraction of being just a click away from online games not related to the course. However, if you are willing to embrace the strengths and weaknesses of the medium, you can open the doors to an outstanding educational experience for your students and yourself.
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Find information about our now out-of-print magazine for educators. Thanks for your interest in Edutopia magazine, an award-winning print publication for educators produced by The George Lucas Educational Foundation for six years. Due to changes in the publishing industry and a desire to focus our efforts on our website, we stopped producing the magazine in spring of 2010. Here's a blog post from the Foundation at that time, announcing the news: " A Look to the Future of Edutopia (1) ." You may also read a message from our founder and chairman, George Lucas, to commemorate the end of the magazine (2) .