I just finished the book, Innovators’ DNA, by Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen. The comprehensive interviews the authors completed told an interesting story about the qualities that innovative people and companies exhibit.
"I have long thought that there are parallels that can be drawn between Digital and Global Citizenship. In Digital citizenship the core aspects are respect and protecting oneself, others and property. I believe the same basic tenants can be applied to Global citizenship."
The apps you’ll find on this site were designed to help elementary age children build their language skills.
They are being used by educators to help kids who are struggling with syntax or narrative skills, healthcare professionals working with special needs children, teachers in ESL classrooms and parents of kids who just need a bit of extra help. All the apps engage the visual, audio and tactile senses, helping students learn faster and retain what they’ve learned.
While these apps were initially built to assist children with higher function autism, the ease of use, positive reinforcers and engaging graphics and animations make them a great tool for anyone working on building language fundamentals.
For me and many educators, Twitter has often been like an online faculty lounge where I get control over who stays in the room and who has to leave. That may sound cruel but that's the way social networks work. You choose who to follow for many reasons. Everyone has their own criteria, and I thought I'd share a few of my own here.