#mb #edtechchat There was value in social media. it did bring publishing to the masses.
Having a blog or website takes work... it reflects privilege. Literacy always has. Technology does not change that.
As educators, we took the wrong lesson from Web 2.0. It wasn't, "Ohh wow now nobody needs to know HTML!" It should have been, "Oh shit...now everyone needs to know HTML"
We are paying for this ignorance. We need to do what teachers have always done since time eternal. Help to build our communities.
The web is no different. Don't play one platform to rule them all. That got us in this mess.
Fight for open standards and protocols. Encourage the Commons, most importantly just be able to answer the question, "My url is..."
You can never build a village when somebody else owns all the land.
Start playing on @glitch such a cool creativity engine...plus your kids my pick up some code. #edtechchat
Can you students answer the question, "My url is..." creating yourself is a great tool for creativity. #edtechchat
books, chess, hiking, and a network of peope united by a shared goal for a better future. #edtechchat
Jerry is just a bot, a cyborg really, his physical body was crushed removing old card catalogs from the library. #edtechchat