[K12OSN] classroom teachers
timothy.hart at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 18:07:00 UTC 2006
I like the idea. I can't check out openlessons because our web filter does
like it. I will check it out when I go home tonight. I have found it easy to
implement a creative commons license for lesson plans. Very easy to make
sense of and show teachers why they should use it. Easy to mark work as
well. They also have an education section on their site. Check it out.
On 6/29/06, Daniel Howard <dhhoward at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 07:46:14 -1000
> > From: "R. Scott Belford" <scott at hosef.org>
> > Subject: Re: [K12OSN] classroom teachers
> > I find it interesting that this discussion took place about 1.5 years
> > http://www.redhat.com/archives/k12osn/2004-December/msg00208.html
> > At that point there was some hesitation for splitting the lists, but
> there was some agreement that a Mailman list would be best. Also,
> RedHat had agreed to host this.
> > Four years into setting up and supporting thin-client labs, HOSEF
> came to the conclusion that it would help to create a second mailing
> list for teachers. There is, however, such hesitation to admit what you
> don't know that the list hasn't been used much.
> > http://lists.hosef.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/hosef-support
> > --scott
> A thought: How about a web site for teachers with lesson plans posted by
> teachers (www.OpenLessons.org or similar) where those of us more
> familiar with some of the OSS apps available (or can take the moments to
> search or email schoolforge collegues to find apps) can then integrate
> the OSS apps into the lesson plans? Basically, teachers just do what
> they're already doing (lesson plans) and we help them find OSS apps to
> enhance the lessons. The site can have other info besides lesson plans
> useful for teachers using OSS in classrooms of course.
> Some of my teachers are already talking about doing something like this
> with their existing lesson plans, now that they have so many working
> computers available to them. I'm sure at least a few could be talked
> into starting something for us.
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