Five for Friday-Links and Ideas

Parker Palmer's interview on this blog touches an incredible number of things that have been a part of our greater conversation as a school this semester from: empathy, democracy, the right way to do education, space and time for reflection. Great read.

It appears that the work behind game based education continues to find its footing in a variety of areas. This article is another clear example that game based learning is another strategy to hook kids into high level learning.

Many of us have been talking about items that we need to explicitly teach to our students. One of them is digital citizenship. Here are 15 great resources for us to consider as we build capacity in this area.

In our quest for high levels of technology integration, it is essential that we know what tools are available for students. Here are the 2011 Top 100 tools as rated by Center for Learning and Performance Technologies. Try a new one, and share a few more.

Seeing the big picture. The Horizon Report is a great annual report about the future of technology in schools. Take a short look at the table of contents, a medium look at the executive summary, or the long look by reading the whole report.