WG Things is designed after “Learning 2.0 ~ 23 Things” developed and by Helene Blowers, Technology Director of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County NC. Helen was inspired by Stephen Abram's article, “43 Things I (or You) might want to do this year” (Information Outlook - Feb 2006) and the website “43Things”.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Week 1: Introduction
1. To understand why this program is important for you and your students watch these two videos: A Vision of K-12 Students Today
2. To find out about this program view our video: WG Things 4 Teachers
3. Educators are lifelong learners. WG Things is a learning journey into the world of Web 2.0. Before you begin this discovery journey, take a few minutes to review Seven and 1/2 Habits of Highly Successful Lifelong Learners as a refresher on what it means to be a lifelong learner.
If you aren't completely convinced yet, here is another short video: