In a recent blog post, the Open Technology Institute reports on their test deployment of the Commotion wireless networking tool at last year's Allied Media Conference. Commotion is an open-source communication tool that uses mobile phones, computers, and other wireless devices to create decentralized mesh networks.
We are excited to invite all teachers to apply for one of the most transformative and effective professional development opportunities of a lifetime.
Detroit Future Schools (DFS) needs innovative, passionate, committed teachers to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. The first round of applications will be reviewed in April 2013.
We find it problematic when the term "Blank Slates" or "Blank Canvas" or "Clean Slate" comes into popular use in describing Detroit or New Orleans' present states post-disaster. Neither city is truly a "Blank Slate" – indeed there are layers upon layers of rich culture and history still present. And most importantly, there are people there.