Recruiting Women into Tech Programs

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I am working on our next free webinar for NetWorks: Recruiting Women into Technical Programs with Celeste Baine, Friday, October 10. Here is the description: Technicians, technologists, and engineers use knowledge, skills and the engineering method to make stuff – tools, structures, processes – to solve problems. They use available resources such as time, materials […]

Great Transferring Knowledge Webinar

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I want to thank Karl Kapp for a great webinar today on Transferring Knowledge to the New Style of Learning: Expanding the Classroom Beyond the Four Walls. There ws a lot of great information. We had a few technical glitches with sound and a few other things, but it went very well. Karl has posted […]

Final Question to Karl Kapp

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With the Transferring Knowledge webinar coming tomorrow, I had one final question for Karl Kapp. How did you get into your career? My first job out of college was working for an instructional design company. I actually started as an intern and I didn’t know anything about instructional design so I asked “what is it […]

The Cost of Solar

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Being in Phoenix, Arizona, I have always been a proponent of solar energy. I have always been amazed at the lack of leadership that the state government has in regards to solar. Arizona should be the solar capital of the world. Our governor has said this on many occasions but the legislators do nothing. The […]

Free Webinar on Transferring Knowledge

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I am getting ready for the NetWorks free webinar Transferring Knowledge to the New Style of Learning: Extending the Classroom Beyond the Four Walls with Karl Kapp on this Friday, September 26. Karl is a great presenter and an expert on this topic. Karl is also a prolific blogger, check out his blog if you […]

Rock Band Guitar Hero

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I was actually able to make it home last night to watch CBS Evening News and imagine my surprise when another Games Our Children Play segment came up. This wasn’t looking at if games were good, but at how two games are reviving the music industry. Rock Band and Guitar Hero are rhythm based games […]

Second to Final Report on Kids Playing Games

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The second to final report on Games Our Children Play is out on the web right now. It reports about the new game called Spore . Spore is a creation game as compared to a destruction game. Findings are that girls rather play creation games then destruction games (which boy obviously like). Spore is already […]

“Games are Good,” Reports CBS News

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I watched the CBS Evening News Games Our Children Play segment and was very happy with it. CBS cites the study Teens, Video Games, and Civics, that says “97% of children play video games and 65% play with others.” For tonight’s epsiode, Connie Yowell of Pew/Internet Research says that games are, “social” and have “dynamic […]

CBS Reports on Gaming

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The CBS Evening News will be looking at games kids play on the computer and consoles and will report their findings today, Wednesday, and Thursday. I hope the media’s report doesn’t portray computer games as all bad, but have read books like Karl Kapp’s book and actually talk to people with knoweldge about games and […]

A Conversation with Karl Kapp

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I am excited about our upcoming free webinar, Transferring Knowledge to the New Style of Learning: Extending the Classroom Beyond the Four Walls with Karl Kapp on September 26. Karl is the author of Gadgets, Games and Gizmos for Learning: Tools and Techniques for Transferring Know-How from Boomers to Gamers. This book is a must […]

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