Video Games in Education

Keeping up the theme about improvements to education in the near future, I am shifting my focus to video games in education. Most in particular, the use of video games in the teaching of history. The problem with teaching history is the focus by its educators to “remember” history. The focus of teaching history should…

The Power to Change the Internet

I just finished watching John Naughton’s lecture “you can’t always get what you want”. In this lecture he talks about the evolution of media presentation. From radio, television, movies, and now the internet. These media have started as an open platform for development, but have always been taken over by innovative individuals who provide a…

Creating a Model of Digital Education

Howard Rheingold‘s interview by C. M. Rubin on digital literacy in education is a very good read for any of you who are interested in this topic. One particular question stood out to me in this interview that I’m going to talk about. “What are some of the biggest traps and distractions on the Net…

Digital Literacy in Society

I’ve been doing a lot of reading about Mozilla (and others) work on building up the literacy of the web. The work of these innovators primarily focuses on keeping the internet fair and open for all users. A particular point that caught my attention in their work was the focus on using the web for…

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