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Welcoming Beginners

Reason: Could educators in the blogosphere cooperate to share resources and create useful information to facilitate easy integration of beginners into Web 2? Can we create a more welcoming, less intimidating environment to encourage the sharing and use of best practices in education across all disciplines facilitated by new, powerful tools for connecting educators?

General Principles

  • This could be done by using global greeters (to welcome people in.)
  • This could be done through the creation of useful, easy to find resources.

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Educators Interested in the Further Discussion of this Topic:

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Interested educators:
- brightideaguru brightideaguru
- ddraper ddraper
- julielindsay julielindsay
- dsheets dsheets
- tansmom tansmom
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