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The latest crop from from my Pinboard link farm.
- BBC News – Linking to free web content is legal, says EU Court
Websites can link to freely available content without the permission of the copyright holder, the European Court of Justice says.
- TannerVision: Is Personalized Learning a Fad?
I guess what I’m saying is that we need to start by making a difference in the lives of a few learners by being the caring person who provides a rich environment for them.
From one of my favourite blogs, one of many thoughtful posts. (The answer given to the question is No.)
- Sonic Pi
Sonic Pi is an open source programming environment designed to explore and teach programming concepts through the process of creating new sounds. Sonic Pi comes with an associated scheme of work which emphasises the importance of creativity in the learning process and gives users the control to turn their sonic ideas into reality.
Having little understanding of music I think this would be as opaque as minecraft to me, but looks like an interesting way into computer science, the scheme of work is for KS3. I’ve got a PI of my own, but never been in a position to work/play with pupils using one (or a few).
- One sentence on Wikipedia: a microcosm of information literacy | Jisc Wikimedian Ambassador
Role-playing as Wikipedia editors, learners could answer 1) how they would rewrite the text to be balanced, factual and non-promotional
Really interesting looking blog, this one post gives a lot of food for some lessons on (internet) literacy.