Jeff n' Dan discuss competition as a motivational force in a classroom. When and in what ways does a sense of competition harm/help?
Jeff Reviews some tools for debate and discussion
Dan discusses the PBS Frontline Series and website
Dan Reviews Everything Bad is Good for You by Steven Johnson, a book about how TV, movies and video games actually make us think!
Lots here this week.
TeLL survey results
UMF offers a Master’s Program in Education
DOE changes funding for needy students
Forums for the new MLRs and graduation requirements. See Sue Gendron’s video courtesy of Jim Burke’s Learning in Maine blog and Nokomis Warrior Broadcasting.
Music in this week's episode comes from http://www.flashkit.com and Penmachine Podcast. “Meltdown Man” intro music by Derek K. Miller.
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This episode was recorded Feb 2, 2008.