Monday, October 31, 2005

EVERYONE WIRED. We could be closer to a year 2020 future sscenario we envisioned five years ago in an Institute for the Future report "The Future of Global e-Education" for Vivendi Prospective: A world of unlimited bandwidth with everyone online. Now, Adam Roux tells me, with Apple's forthcoming $100 "Internet only" computer and Google's free wireless, the unlimited bandwidth scenario could be a reality US wide easily within five years and internationally only constrained by electricity. In 10 years it will be easier to have Internet than a phone, said Adam, of Cornerstone OnDemand. "The Digital Divide" would be eliminated.

Sunday, October 30, 2005

Starting a blog was one of my goals for Learning 2005, Elliott Masie's event in Orlando Florida. Uusally I create images - today they are on butcher paper all around Learning Land as invitations to everyone to join in the "visual journalism". But this blog (at least so far) is just words. Here are some new ones:
CLASSROOM IN A BAG. Murray Christensen and I were talking about a new lightweight portable easel for the 4 b 8 foot murals, called "Classroom in a Bag". Murray thought this was a great concept in general. Instead of you going to the classroom; the classroom goes to you. What would you put in your classroom in a bag?