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Week 8

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Welcome to Week 8! Here’s what we’ve got coming up for this week.

  • Reading: Dede, Seismic shift in epistemology; Siemens’ Connectivism
  • Blog post + two comments
  • Group Blog Leader/Curator: Group 1-Jordan; Group 3-Karen

As always, if you have any questions, let me know. Have a good week!

Erika’s Diigo Addition

Erika found a good post that she added to our Diigo library that has a nice connection to this week’s reading by Hsu, et al. on Web 2.0 as Cognitive Tools. Essentially she links to a blog post by a teacher who outlines several reasons why he continues to blog, and what I noted in my Diigo comments was how his fourth reason represented an example of how he uses a Web 2.0 technology as a cognitive tool:

provides me with a forum to clarify my thinking about the on-going classroom management and instructional challenges

The phrase ‘clarify my thinking’ really emphasizes this relationship between the cognitive activity and the tool. Thanks Erika for sharing this!