Review: The World Is Open–How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

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5.0 out of 5 stars 6 STAR Wake Up Call for All Educators

August 19, 2010

Curtis J. Bonk

UPDATE 21 Aug 2010 to add two graphics.

I've seen educators struggle to herd their faculty cats, hire staff under industrial-era rules, and strive to accommodate students that know more than their professors about anything outside the “teach to test” topic. This is one of three books that I have digested these past ten days, along with Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education and (in galley form) Reflexive Practice: Professional Thinking for a Turbulent World. All three are 6 STAR books, and since I have only given this grade to 99 books out of the 1636, so at 6% of the total, this is saying a lot IMHO. These three books together, along with Don't Bother Me Mom–I'm Learning!, The Emerging Worldwide Electronic University: Information Age Global Higher Education (Praeger Studi) and my favorite deep books, Philosophy and the Social Problem: The Annotated Edition and Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge, comprise a basic library for anyone wishing to develop global strategies for taking any university into the future. Of course there are other great books, but in my limited experience, these are a foundation.

DO NOT READ THIS BOOK without first looking at the web site, and more specifically, the only part of the website that I found to be essential, the sixteen pages of links to every online resource mentioned in the book. Had I done this first, I could have cut my note-taking time in half. As it is, I have created a sixteen page alphabetized list of all the references, and include that in my more robust review of this book at Phi Beta Iota, the Public Intelligence Blog, where I can do things (such as link to my other 80+ education book reviews and include non-Amazon links) that Amazon simply will not allow.

BUY THIS BOOK. It is in my view an essential foundation for any university as well as any lower school or continuing education and training program that desires to increase its effectiveness by a thousand fold while also increasing its global reach by a million fold.

The basic premise up front: anyone can learn anything from anyone at anytime. The author charms me early on with his recognition of how broken our existing educational delivery system is, and his passion for how information and communication technologies (ICT) can empower all (at the end of the book he specifically focuses on the five billion poor and how they can learn via mobile learning) and create an “egalitarian learning frenzy.” He considers education to be a human right–I agree and would add that it is also the only way we will achieve Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny by harnessing Collective Intelligence: Creating a Prosperous World at Peace.

In his critique of existing education the author excels at pointing out all that is not included in the narrow educational curriculums constrained by cultural bias and the physics of a 24-hour day, budgets, and so on. In his view textbooks and classrooms are on the way down, and oral and visual digital and especially mobile learning is on the way up.

I am immediately–and then continuously–impressed by the very deep and broad homework the author has done, integrating into every chapter so many actual resources (all with links at the book's website, soon books like this will come with embedded QR Code to make the analog to digital connection simple). The book is a tour of the horizon and a triumph of logic and presentation.

The ten key trends for those who read this review at Phi Beta Iota are:

01 Web-Searching
02 Blended Learning
03 Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS)
04 OpenCourseWare
05 Learning Portals
06 Learners as Teachers
07 Electronic Collaboration
08 Alternative Reality including Serious Games
09 Mobile Real-Time Learning
10 Networks of Personalized Learning

As my oldest son prepares to attend the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), the only school he was willing to apply to because of its new media program, I am totally pumped by the author's emphasis on education rather than any of the more obvious global threats (see A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility–Report of the Secretary-General's High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, and on his emphasis on how visualization and new media will be the lever that will move education. Poverty is the number one high-level threat to humanity, and later on in the book my esteem for Nicholas Negroponte goes up as I digest a quote that connects low-cost laptops to education to the eradication to poverty to creating a prosperous world at peace. These guys get it, and virtually all our legislative and executive “leaders,” at both the state and national levels, do not get it because they are not being “incentivized” to get it.

The author has a gift for summative categorization and draws ably and with full attribution on many other minds throughout this book. I like:

Globalization 1.0: Nations
Globalization 2.0: Multinational Corporations (MNC)
Globalization 3.0: Singular Individuals
Globalization 4.0: “We”

He points out that online learning favors collaborative work and team learning; problem-based learning (rather than applying canned “solutions”); generative (incremental modification); exploratory; and interactive learning. In short, rote learning in the classroom is constraining while online learning is liberating and empowering.

Most of my notes are obviated by the author's superb resource section ( Here are the highlights outside of my listing all of the leads I want to follow up, related to the section of the book.

01 Web-Searching. Faster is not better, still missing a great deal of structure and substance on the Internet. Open everything is here to stay–open content, open office, open library, open document. See my briefing on “Open Everything” at

02 Blended Learning. We must stop holding students back! Online pushes reading and writing skills as well as presentation skills and technology skills. We must rapidly accelerate means of recognizing learning accomplished online (e.g. challenge tests). Learning must be offered “on demand” and across every device imaginable (the MP3 player shines in this book). However, blended means just that–online is not a substitute for face to face and team interaction.

03 Free/Open Source Software (F/OSS). I am the primary proponent for Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and now public intelligence, and as an honorary hacker have long understood and admired the F/OSS movement started by Richard Stallman. Along with OSINT and F/OSS, Open Spectrum completes the Tri-Fecta. It is essential, if we are to rapidly achieve all we are capable of, that we leverage F/OSS across all university functionalities. This is also how we enable the eight tribes of intelligence (academia, civil society, commercial, government, law enforcement, media, military, and non-governmental) to do multinational, multiagency, multidisciplinary, multidomain information-sharing and sense-making (M4IS2, a Swedish military concept I have adopted).

04 OpenCourseWare. MIT, which is also the birthplace of modern hacking as recounted in The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, gets full credit all it has done in this area, and the author provides a very rich discussion of many other similar initiatives including the Peer to Peer University (P2PU).

05 Learning Portals. These are in their infancy. The author cites a number of important ones, and the availability of platforms to create more learning portals, but he does not address the abject fragmentation of knowledge and the urgency of creating an overall architecture so that we can restore the links between disciplines and domains and do “Whole Learning.”

06 Learners as Teachers. Here again the author is phenomenal at reviewing some of the most important initiatives in this area, and my notes are irrelevant in the face of his superb listing of electronic links, chapter by chapter, at his He does observe that quality control and sufficiency of funding are issues, and I certainly agree, with the observation that there is plenty of money for education, we just have to eliminate corruption in government….

07 Electronic Collaboration. This is a section I want to come back to, after I have checked out 1kg, TwinBooks, ePals, iLearn, and others. We still do not have the basics that Alta Vista offered before Hewlett Packard lost its mind and let them all go–the eight functions of shared access and competency directories, budgets, calendars, distance learning, forums, library, maps and weekly review are still scattered with no back office that cuts across disciplines.

08 Alternative Reality including Serious Games. Quote on page 277: “We have entered an age of alternative reality learning.” I am a huge fan of the original World Game created by Buckminster Fuller and his #2, Medard Gabel, who is today the leader of BigPictureSmallWorld and also the architect of the digital EarthGame(TM). He is also a co-founder of Earth Intelligence Network (EIN) and one of the few who understands how to teach Whole Systems learning.

09 Mobile Real-Time Learning. EIN is the originator of the idea of regional and national multi-lingual call centers, as well as global networks of volunteer and subsidized tutors in all languages on all topics, with free cell phones to the five billion poor as the “kick-off” event, but I confess that the author makes me feel old and behind the times. The review he provides of all of the spontaneous initiatives just blows my mind. I am behind the power curve on this aspect of digital learning, and have much to study.

QUOTE (298): Now that roughly half of the world has mobile phones and over 80%b live in areas accessible by mobile devices, educators need to think of effective and innovative ways to design and deliver education with mobile devices.

QUOTE (300): In learning, the potential multipliers [of mobile technology proliferation] are much higher because the base figures are so low. And as voice recognition is integrated, storage capacity is expanded, and screen displays become crisper, bendable, expandable, and foldable, there will be few learning limits.

QUOTE (307): [iPhone is a monumental convergence of technologies and cannot be addressed by simple teams. Abilene Christian University has set the gold standard.] There is a social interaction team, a digital media interaction team, a pedagogy team, a student research team, a living and learning team, a study coordination and invention team, an administrative and infrastructure team, and of course, an application and programming team.

I learn here that the XO (one laptop per child) actually costs $170; that it uses 2 watts of power and has a hand crank for power, and that both India and MIT are now focusing on a $12 laptop.

10 Networks of Personalized Learning. Networked equals open. Facebook saw 7,000 applications developed for it in just one year. Static works “explode” when they are connected to the digital work (QR links merit a great deal more attention by publishers).

Some core points:

01 Internet infrastructure is both an economic necessity, and an educational necessity.

02 Industries are changing 100% within a decade–the educational system is not keeping up.

03 The integration of Web 2.0 learning tools results in students paying more attention and learning more.

04 QUOTE (346): Web 2.0 is a transformative pedagogical device. … Citing Jenny Zhu, “Liberates learners from physical, time, and teaching constraints.

QUOTE (356): This framework represents the convergence of three factors: (1) an enhanced Web-based learning infrastructure; (2) billions of pages of free and open content placed within that infrastructure; and (3) a culture of participation and knowledge-sharing that personalizes learning within it.

QUOTE (357): Twenty-first century learning pivots around choices and opportunities [for all to learn] rather than sorting individuals according to previous test scores and personal background.

The author ends with 15 predictions and 12 downers, and much as I would like to list them, I close with that as an incentive to buy the book. A review cannot do it justice, but my 6 STAR AND BEYOND rating is a very pointed recognition of this work as fundamental to our shared future. My own book, INTELLIGENCE for EARTH: Clarity, Diversity, Integrity, & Sustainability (EIN, 2010) complements this work, but for most policy, budget, and educational planners, this book and those I mention above are the ones to study.

Summarized more crudely, the good news is that this book illuminates the path to creating infinite wealth by educating the five billion poor; the bad news is that any university leadership team that does not pay attention RIGHT NOW is headed for the tar pit.

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Below, in alphabetical order, are all of the resources cited, but in chapter sorts, at WorldIsOpen/Resources.

1001 Flat World Tales (blog of award winning stories):

1001 Flat World Tales (wiki):


A Closer Look At the iPhone:

A Vision of Students Today:

Abilene Christian University:

Acoustics for Music Theory (Catherine Schmidt-Jones): Education:

African School Dream (CurrentTV):


Alpha Plus Center:

ALT-C 2007:

American Sign Language (Michigan State University):

American University of Beruit:

America's Army:

America's Promise Alliance:

An Anthropologist Explores YouTube:

Anystream (Apreso):

Archaeology of Medieval Afghanistan (Weblog of David Thomas):

Armistad Digital Resource (from Columbia University):

Ask a Mad Scientist:

Ask a Scientist:

Ask Dr. Math:

Ask Dr. Math:

Ask Dr. Universe:




Audubon's Birds of Prey:

Australia Flexible Learning Framework:

Babelfish: and


Berkman Center for Internet & Society:

Big Think:

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation:



Boing Boing:

Brian J. Ford:

British Library Online Gallery:

British Library Turning the Pages:

British Library:

Bud Hunt's weblog:

Business Opportunities Weblog (Dane Carlson's weblog for small business):

Business Pundit (Robert May's weblog for business):

Cable in the Classroom:


California Open Source Textbook Project (COSTP):

Call of Duty:

Capella University:

Carnegie Mellon University Open Learning Initiative:


Cells alive!:

Center for History and New Media (George Mason University):

Center for Internet Addiction Recovery:

Charles and Rebecca Nesson discuss CyberOne:

Charlie the Unicorn (YouTube):

Chemistry Online (University of Oxford):






Cisco Industry Solutions Education:

Cisco Socioeconomic Development:


Civil Rights Digital Library:


Classroom 2.0 Live Conversations:

Club Penguin:


CNN Student News:

CNN Video:



Colour changing card trick:

Common Craft:

Commonwealth of Learning:

Computer Aided Language Instruction Group (University of Arizona Turkish Lessons):


Confessions of an ACA Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins:

Confucius Institute at Michigan State University:

Connected (Part 1 of 2) from Abilene Christian University:

Connected (Part 2 of 2) from Abilene Christian University:



Connexions from Rice University (


Contact North:

Conversational Mandarin Chinese (California State Long Beach):

Copyright Office Basics:

CORE Mission:

Cory Doctorow's Homepage (Craphound):

Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA:

Covenant Eyes (Internet Addictions and Accountability):

Creative Commons:


Curriki: (Adam Curry's weblog):

Curt Bonk Preso at GAETC ” cool:

CyberOne: Law in the Court of Public Opinion:

Cyworld (South Korea):

Cyworld (US):


Daily Source Code (from Adam Curry):

Dangerously Irrelevant: weblog by Scott McLeod:

Dave's ESL Café:

David Warlick's weblog:

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center:

Deloiotte Film Festival (Behind the Scenes):

Demonstration of the Interactive T-account:


Did You Know 2.0 (YouTube):

Did You know; Shift Happens ” Globalization; Information Age


Digital Ethnography at the University of Kansas (Professor Michael Wesch):

Digital History:

Digital Podcast: Education Podcast Directory:

Digital Research Tools:




Diploma Makers:

DNA From the Beginning:





Dying Professor's Last Lecture:





EdTechLive (interviews by Steve Hargadon)




EdTV (Educational content in Ustream):

Education Channel:

Educational Uses of Second Life:




Einstein Archives Online:

E-Learning Journeys (Julie Lindsay's Weblog for the Flat Classroom Project):

eLearningspace: Everything E-learning (articles from George Siemens):

Electronic Arts (EA):

Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) in Ohio:


Emerging Perspectives on Learning, Teaching, and Technology (Michael Orey):

Encyclopedia of Life:



Eon (Charles Nesson's weblog):


eScholarship Editions:

eScholarship Publishing Program:

eScholarship Repository:

ESL Flashcards:

ESL Kids:

EVE Online:

EverQuest II:




Explorer's Web:

Exploring and Collecting History Online (ECHO):


Federal Resources for Educational Excellent project (see

Final Fantasy XI:

Firaxis (has product Civilization):


Flat Classroom Project (in Ning):

Flat Classroom Project (in Wikispaces):

Flat World Knowledge:


Flip Video:


Florida Virtual School:

Foothill Community College OCW:


Frank Caliendo ” Impressions (YouTube):

Free Hugs Campaign (YouTube):

Free Management Library:

Free Thesis Project (Harvard College Free Culture group):



Freeload Press:



FreeSound (from Jack Kerouac project)

Freesound Project:





Full Circle Associates:

Full Spectrum Warrior:



General Chemistry Online:

Gerald Kane (Boston College):

Gerald Kane's Computers in Management class (Boston College):

Global English:

Global Kids' Digital Media Initiative:

Global Kids:

Global Nomads Group (GNG) special video with Michael Douglas narrating:

Global Nomads Group (GNG):

Global Text Project:

GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Planet) Project:

Goddard Space Flight Center:

Google Apps:

Google Blog Search:

Google Book Search:

Google Docs and Spreadsheets:

Google Earth:

Google Earth:

Google Earth:

Google Groups:

Google Lively:

Google Maps:

Google Sky:

Google Talk:


Greenpeace (International):

Greenpeace (USA):

Greenpeace TV:

Growing Stars:

Guitar (YouTube):

Habitat for Humanity:

Hahaha (YouTube):

Halo 2:

Halo 3:

Harvard Business School Cases:

Here Comes Everybody (Ken Carroll's weblog):

Hewlett Foundation OER Resources and Grants:

Hewlett OER Blog called OERderves:


High Tech High:


Historic Coventry Timeline:

Hole in the Wall Education:

Horizon Project 2008:

Humana Games:


IBM Education:

IBM Transition to Teaching:

Ice Stories (Cassandra Brooks' weblog):

Ice Stories:




Incheon Free Economic Zone (FEZ):

Indiana University High School:

Indira Gandhi National Open University:



Instapundant (Glenn Reynolds' weblog):

Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities:

Intel Education Initiative:

Intellagirl (Sarah Robbins):

International Children's Digital Library:

International Studies for International Schools:

International Telecommunications Union: Digital Opportunity Index (DOI):

Internet Archive:

Internet Time Blog (Jay Cross's weblog):

Internet Time Group in Scribd:

Internet to Everyone:

Introducing the book (repost) (YouTube):

IrYdium Project (online chemistry):

IT Manager Game 2.0 (from Intel):


iTunes U:


IUScholarWorlks Repository:

IvyGate: Harvard Prof. Charles Nesson Is Insane:

Jack Kerouac's America:

James Moore (CAP and Livescribe):

Japan OpenCourseWare Consortium:


John Dewey: American Pragmatist:

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:

Jones International University:


Juhasz Final Video (Alexandra Juhasz class reflection):

K-12 Homeschooling, Inc:



Kids as Global Scientists:

Kindle (from Amazon):

Kinjo Podwalk:

Knol sample screenshot:

Knowing Knowledge (George Siemen's weblog):

Knowledge Builder:

Knowledge Forum:

Korean Education and Research Information Services (KERIS)

KPMG Faculty Portal:

Lab Physics:

Laureate Education, Inc.:

Learning 2006 University (from Elliott Masie):

Learning from the Tube (Pitzer College):

Learning Microsoft to Change the World (book by John Wood of Room to Read):

Learning Peaks:

Leonardo DiCaprio's YouTube Message (YouTube):

Lessig blog (Larry Lessig):




List of Open Source Tools:

Live Journal:

Live Search Books (Microsoft):




Livescribe (Pulse smartpen):

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages:


Longitude (CurrentTV):



Lyryx Learning:

MacArthur Foundation (Digital Media and Learning Project):


Main Search Page:

Malcolm X: Oxford University Debate (YouTube):

Mango Languages:

Mapping of the Dalai Lamas:


Media Praxis: weblog from Alexandra Juhasz:




Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary:

Metal of Honor: Heroes 2:

Metaweb Technologies:

Michael J. Fox (YouTube video on stem cell research) (YouTube):

Michigan Virtual University:

Microsoft Live Office:

Microsoft Office Groove:

Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server:

Millennium Project:

MIT Lecture Browser:

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCS) Course List:

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) Highlights for High School video:

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) Highlights for High School:

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) Project:

MIT OpenCourseWare (videos: Motion in Two Dimensions):

MIT OpenCourseWare Initiative:



Mixxer (Language Exchange):


Mobile ESL (from Athabasca University):



Moodle Philosophy:


Movable Type:

MSN Encarta Dictionary:

MSN Groups:

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa:

Museum of Online Museums:





NASA Learning Technology site (see

National Geographic News:

National Museum of African-American History and Culture:

National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (complete list):

National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (from seven IIT's in India):

National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (from seven IIT's in India):

NC Learn and Earn:

Net Frog:


New Technology High Schools:

Ning in Education:




Noah takes a photo of himself every day for 6 years (YouTube):


North American Council for Online Learning:

North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness:

Northwestern University:


NPR podcast directory (Beta):

Nucleus (blog tools):

OCLC (Online Computer Library Center):


OER Commons:

OK Go Here It Goes Again (YouTube):

Old Daily (Stephen Downes):

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC):

Ontario Educational Resource Bank:


Open Content Alliance:

Open Knowledge Initiative:

Open Learning Initiative (Carnegie Mellon University):

Open Library:

Open Society Institute:

Open Society Institute:

Open Yale Courses:

OpenCourseWare Consortium:

OpenCulture (blog from Dan Colman):

OpenCulture (list of free courses):

OpenLearn (UK Open University):

Panopto (Socrates Project and Carnegie Mellon University):

Parsons School of Design:

Pay Attention (TeacherTube):

Pay Attention (YouTube):

Periodic Table of Visualization:

Pew Internet & American Life Project:

Phony Diplomas:


Physics Education Technology (University of Colorado at Boulder):


Pink Monkey:



Plato's Republic (in Scribd):


Pocket School Project (from Dr. Paul Kim):

Podcast Alley:

Podcasting News:


Project Gutenberg:

Public Library of Science (

Public Library of Science:



Ramkhamhaeng University:

Randy Pausch Inspires Graduates:

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams:

Really Engaging Accounting (Steven Hornik's weblog):

Real-time case method:


Research Channel:

Richard Baraniuk (TED video):

Richard Baraniuk:

Richard Stallman homepage:

Richard Wiseman:

Robert Redford on Saving the Artic Refuge (YouTube):

Rome Reborn 1.0:

Ronaldinho: Touch of Gold (YouTube):

Room to Read:

Rosetta Stone:

Rosseta Stone:

Sakai (





SEC Archives:

Second Life:

Sega, Ghana James weblog:

Serendipity (blog tools):

Shakespeare's Global Globe:

ShiftHappens (wikispaces):

Shuttleworth Foundation:

Shuttleworth Foundation:

SigTE Book Discussion: Reinventing Project Based Learning:

Silk Road:




Sites for Teachers:



SL 3-D Accounting Model:


Sloan Consortium:

Small Business Trends (Anita Campbell's weblog):




Sonic Foundry (Mediasite Live):

SonoSite ultrasound training:

Sony Computer Entertainment:

Sookmyung Women's University:



Spiders on Drugs (YouTube):




Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy:

Star Wars Galaxy:


Stephen's Web (Steven Downes weblog for education):

Storygeek (Mark Bell's weblog):


Stride Gum:


SUNY Network Distance Learning Calculator:



Sylvan Learning Systems:

Teacher lesson plan sites:






Textbook Revolution:

The Alan Turing Home Page:

The Architecture of Thomas Jefferson:

The Cape Town Open Education Declaration:

The Carlyle Letters Online:

The China Open Resources for Education project (

The Complete Works of Charles Darwin:

The Cool Cat Teacher Blog:

The Diary of Samuel Pepys:

The Education Podcast Network (EPN):

The Fischbowl:

The Free Dictionary:

The Future of the Internet—And How to Stop It by Jonathan Zittrain (e-book site):

The Institute for the Future of the Book:

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's OCW:

The Journey North:

The K-12 Online Conference 2007:

The Last Lecture Book by Dr. Randy Pausch is in Stores Now:

The Lesson Plan Page:

The Library of Congress American Memory Project:

The Masie Center (3-minute video of the Chumby):

The Melville Electronic Library:

The National Budget Simulation:

The Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network:

The Open Knowledge Foundation:

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson:

The Poles:

The Rai Foundation Colleges OCW project in India:

The Royal Channel:

The Universal Digital Library (Million Book Collection):

The Voyages of the S/V Roam (includes weblogs of Karen Fennell and her family):

The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom by Yochai Benkler (e-book site):

The World Bank – Business Unusual: BPO in Ghana:

This Week in Tech (TWIT) Netcast:

Thorsmark (Mark Franek's weblog):

Tibet Snapshots (NomandsLand):


Top Term Papers:

TravelinEdMan (Curt Bonk's blog):

TravelinEdMan weblog (Curt Bonk):

Tree of Life:

Triple Creek:

Tufts University's OCW:

Turkish Studies, Department of Near Asia Studies (University of Arizona):



Twitter in Plain English (with dotSUB):


U21 Global:

UberNoggin (Sarah Robbins' weblog):


UCLA Archaeology Field Program, Frequently Asked Questions:

UCLA Archaeology Field Program:

UCLA International Education Office:

UCLA Summer Digs Program:

Ultima Online:

Ultima Online: Kingdom Reborn:

University of California at Berkeley:

University of Central Florida (enrollments):

University of Maryland University College:

University of New South Wales:

University of Phoenix Campus Locations:

University of Phoenix:

University of Southern California (YouTube Channel):

Urban Farming:


Utah Electronic High School:

Utah State University OCW:

Valley of the Shadows:

Video: RSS in Plain English

Vietnam Fulbright Economics OCW:

Virtual Chemistry:

Virtual Labs and Simulations:

Visual Thesaurus:

Visual Understanding Environment (VUE):

Vocabulary Trainer:

Voice of America Special English:



Voltage Circuit Simulator:

Vote Different (Hillary Clinton) (YouTube):

Vote Different:

Walden University:

Walt Whitman Archive:

Wayback Machine:

Web 2.0 The Machine is Us/ing Us (YouTube):
We-blogged Will Richardson's weblog:

Weblogg-ed (Will Richardson's weblog for education):


Western Governors University:

Where in Google Earth is Matt?

Where the Hell are Matt's Outtakes:

Where the Hell Is Matt website:

Where the Hell is Matt? (2008) (YouTube):

Where the Hell is Matt? (YouTube):

Where the Hell WAS Matt? (YouTube):

Wikia Search:






WikiMedia Foundation:

WikiMedia Foundation:

Wikinomics Playbook:


Wikis in Plain English (YouTube):

Wikispaces: 21st century learning edubloggers:



Will Wright; Toys that Make Worlds (TED Talk):

William Penn Charter School:

Wireless Networking in the Developing World:



Women in Math Project:

World Cyber Games:

World of Warcraft:

World Simulation Preview for 2007 (YouTube):

World Simulation Video:






Yahoo! Education:

Yahoo! Groups:

Yahoo! Teachers:

Yahoo! Teachers:

Yale University Press:


YouTube Channels:



Zuckermans Rant (discussion with Charles Nesson):

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