Hello Everyone! My name is Laura Blankenship and I'm an Instructional Technologist at Bryn Mawr College, an all-women's college outside of Philadelphia. My colleagues, Barbara Ganley, on the faculty of the Writing Program at Middlebury College, and Barbara Sawhill, Director of the International Learning Center at Oberlin college, and I are interested in discussing and exploring the use of social software to transform education. We "met" via our various blogs and all have extensive experience blogging, podcasting, flickring, furling, deliciousing, etc. We'd love to have other like-minded or interested educators (or parents of school-aged children) join us to talk about the potential social software has to change the educational landscape. Here is the official-sounding proposal. ...more

Thank you Laura for getting the discussion started.

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