L2A Links for February 28th
- Can We Change the Web’s Culture of Nastiness? – Bits Blog – NYTimes.com – A new book by Jaron Lanier, a Web pioneer, suggests that the “drive-by anonymity” of the Web has fostered a culture of meanness. But does it have to be that way?
- The Real Roots of the Crisis – Umair Haque – Harvard Business Review – An insightful post from Umair Haque. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could get away from nihilism and back to “Truth, Justice, and The American Way”?
- Web 2.0 in Instruction: Adding Spice to Math Education — THE Journal – From the article: “Math 2.0 has been interpreted with a variety of phrases. Participants in weekly Math 2.0 Interest Group meetings co-created a definition where Math 2.0 links math education to social networking; involves using Web 2.0 tools to build and share knowledge of math concepts; is collaborating and connecting with others on problem solving, math thinking, and learning; and is an ability of users to create their own math-rich social objects using Web technologies.”
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