Teaching Moment

Buzzwords Teaching Moment = The time at which learning a particular topic or idea becomes possible or easiest. Headlines Valerie Jarrett Calls Roseanne Barr’s Racist Tweet “A Teaching Moment” Planeta.com Learning https://planeta.com/teach Education

Museums

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Ready for a party? International Museum Day is celebrated around the world on May 18 …

Academics

Photo Academic = Scholar in a college or institute of higher education Headlines im-a-non-serious-academic-i-make-no-apologies-for-this Ten reasons we should ditch university lectures Academic spring: how an angry maths blog sparked a scientific revolution http://chronicle.com/article/Want-to-Change-Academic/134546 @AcademicsSay http://chronicle.com/article/AcademicsSay-The-Story/231195 – @AcademicsSay @chronicle Facebook Twitter @AcademicsSay Request We get a lot of requests for interviews with students and educators. We …

What’s in your toolbox?

Photo: toolbox Hey world – Interested in responsible travel , conscious travel and ecotourism? Here are tips on using social web channels including blogs and wikis and Facebook, Flickr, Slideshare, Twitter and YouTube. Online communication might be easier to understand if the tools we use were in actual toolbox. But the programs, apps, widgets and websites are creations of a digital, ephemeral age. Creating relevant communities for those interested …

Native Innovation

Photo Native Innovation is a Native American and Veteran owned, full service network management company serving the southwestern United States. “We provide enterprise network services to corporate, educational, government, and medical customers. With a variety of support options, from pay-per-incident to annual maintenance agreements, you’ll be sure to find a solution that fits your budget. …

Upgrade

Buzzwords Upgrade = To raise (something) to a higher standard Upgrade your world by making the most of old-school allies and the expanding universe of the social web This presentation shows how the messages of environmental conservation and responsible / conscious / local travel is told using hi-tech and lo-fi communication. Engage! Comments are welcome …

Open in order to ….

Poster International Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week promoting Open Access and Open Education as the new default in scholarship and research. And in 2017 – the Year of Open – the celebration is held this week, October 23-29 with the theme: “Open in order to ….” Hashtags: #OAweek, #OpenInOrderTo, #OpenAccessWeek This celebration takes place …

Indigenous Peoples Day #IndigenousPeoplesDay

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay Used frequently as a counterpoint to Columbus Day. Each year Planeta.com hosts Indigenous Peoples Week to focus on travel and tourism. We also celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. There are other holidays and commemorations of …

Native Innovation Conference #nii2017

Photo: Native Innovation 2015 June 22-23 Native Innovation hosted its 5th annual technology event for educators at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort outside of the Flagstaff, Arizona. Planeta.com used 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 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1251129311620114 Twitter: https://twitter.com/NativeInnovate Wiki: http://planeta.wikispaces.com/nativeinnovation …