I am the director of content for One Laptop per Child. One of our goals is developing communities of children and teachers developing elearning materials for younger grades and low-literacy adults.
See also: my page at en:wp.
1. the AARP education group wants to know how their many, many retired educators can help. 2. afternoon discussion 3. As of 20:06, 2 August 2010 (UTC) WikiEducator is getting more traffic than english-language wikiversity! A nice milestone. I'd still like to see us find better ways to share generated content. Wikiversity is now just as active in (non-English languages), and I don't know if WE is heading in that direction. But it's a temporary bright spot.
inspiring development, via OLPC
1. technology. how to produce content for a given platform or format? 2. pedagogy. how old are the kids you rae writing for? what languages do they speak? what is constructionist learning and how can I implement that? 3. community. how do you design for a given community? WikiEducator, OLPC, FHSST - how to get in touch with them, how to get content reviewed, how to get it published.
1. activity-centered descriptions. how to brainstorm, how to create learning opportunities or future classes around an event, activity, program 2. sample classes. let teachers take a sample class, do some assignments and try some projects, and experience the learning philosophy behind it 3. guidelines for creation. for writing, visual design, accessibility.
- Create a virtual link between the sites. an OLPC portal on the one hand, and a wikieducator presents on the OLPC wiki. Wayne will complete the template over the weekend. Share templates, compare notes on curriculum jams and community building. learning4content, et al.
- Schedules for 3-day workshops [as with jams].
- "How to Run a Jam" guide -- great material from wikieducator.