I listened to a presentation recently in which the speaker exhorted listeners to “share by default.”* Often in schools, sharing is sharply limited for students as well as for teachers. This needs to change.
The Creative Commons video, “A Shared Culture,” makes a compelling case for “sharing by default” and empowering others to share their voices and perspectives on the global stage. As the video recommends, we need to be thinking more about building community as well as sharing content.
I discovered this video when writing the ISTEconnects post, “Blogging the Conference: We’ve come a long way in 3 years!” and looking for a link for my closing question, “What will you share today?!” Full attribution for all the images and media files included in this video are available.
* Unfortunately I don’t remember where I heard this presentation, otherwise I’d link it here!
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- Perspective: The Real Challenge Facing IT in Education #fail-learn - 2012
- Convivial Technologies, Storychasers and Digital Storytelling - 2011
- Podcast350: Leading Schools with Digital Vision in a Bubblesheet World (part 1 of 2) - 2010
- Blogging TCEA 2006: Create, Share & Access - 2009
- Got Storm Stories to Share? - 2008
- Join the NECC 2008 Ning! - 2008
- Updates on OLPC (June 2008) - 2008
- EncycloMedia 2008 session proposals - 2008
- links for 2008-06-16 - 2008