Cabo Pulmo National Park

Photo: Arrecifes coralinos del Parque Nacional Cabo Pulmo Mexico – A new visitor’s center has been inaugurated this week at Cabo Pulmo National Park. The coral reef in Cabo Pulmo Bay is one of the few reef areas in the eastern Pacific and the only one in the Gulf of California or Sea of ​​Cortez. The …

Sharing Cultures on the Social Web

Photo: Fire-Breathing Mantis, Las Vegas Announcement: This week at the Native Innovation Educational Technology Conference (June 22-23), Planeta.com’s director Ron Mader will present four workshop sessions under the rubric of Sharing Cultures on the Social Web, introducing examples from around the world of cultural conservation using the social web. Who should attend this workshop? Teachers and administrators curious …

Native Innovation Conference #nii2017

nPhoto: Native Innovation 2015 June 22-23 Native Innovation hosts its 5th annual technology event for educators at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort outside of the Flagstaff, Arizona. Join us as we use the social web to connect teachers around the world and make the technology – devices, apps and platforms – make sense. Key Links http://nativeinnovation.com/2017-educational-technology-conference …

Matariki

Matariki is a distinctly New Zealand tradition. Matariki is the Māori name for the stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Celebrations begin on the day of the first new moon following the rising of the star cluster. In 2017 the Matariki star cluster rises in New Zealand skies on …

World Giraffe Day

Poster: Giraffe in Downtown Las Vegas World Giraffe Day is an annual event initiated by Giraffe Conservation Foundation (@Save_Giraffe) to celebrate the longest-necked animal on June 21, the longest day or night of the year (depending on which hemisphere you live). This annual event creates awareness, raises support and sheds light on the challenges giraffe face …

Sharing

Poster: Sharing Share = To make joint use of a resource Also see: oversharing Sharing we consider in terms of 1) generosity and 2) newoldfangled social web, where sharing is the first click. Some of our sharing remains wonderful old-school, the kind of trading that makes visiting traditional markets such a worthwhile experience. We explore …

Darrick Baxter

Looking forward to meeting Darrick Baxter of Ogoki Learning (@ogoki) at this week’s Native Innovation Education Technology Conference. Here is his presentation, How Technology is Saving Native Tribe Languages, from TEDxWinnipeg: Quotes 08:50 The next time you’re looking at your smartphone, why not download an app and learn how to speak in a new way? Key …

Digitize or Die

Photo: Digitize Digitize or die. What records, videos, audio tapes, photos would you like to digitize? What are our options in 2017? Planeta.com Videos – We have several dozen videos with trips and presentations from 1998-2004 Yahoo Groups – Groups from early 2000 Planeta.com Articles – Articles from 1994. Slowly bringing them on board the …