Life-long, home-based Internet learning
Changing roles of teachers and schools
School-to-work and K12 Student Entrepreneurship
Building Social skills in an Internet environment
Electronic Student Portfolios
Visit Mt. Edgecumbes tutorial on student portfolios
Explore the Student Entrepreneurship Hotlist
Take the Electronic democracy webtour
|Lesson Six Required Assignments:
Send a two page report privately to your instructor on your five hour review of ;
To identify emerging trends between school and community networking ideas and models.
To identify opportunities for teaching Ecommerce and Electronic Democracy.
To identify how youth can find a role raising community awareness about new Internet collaborative community building and Ecommerce opportunities.
To identify how student electronic portfolios might provide an alternative assessment tool as well as a vehicle for individual self-expression on the web.A. Read "Community Networking: Leveraging the Public Good
Read "Train the Trainers -
Everyone a Teacher!"
Read the one page essay for Level Four "Real World
Review briefly these additional resources
Building Learning Communities
The Good Neighbor's Guide to Community Networking
http://lone-eagles.com/cnguide.htm Chapter Two is highly recommended.
Chapter Eleven has many free guides and community resources!
C. Explore the Entrepreneurial sites applicable to both
educators and students at http://lone-eagles.com/entrelinks.htm
Note the extensive adult and youth entrepreneurship training resources at www.emkf.org. The Kauffmann Foundation has a billion dollar endowment for funding youth development and entrepreneurship curriculum.D. Visit Mt. Edgecumbe HS and review their student portfolios, at
http://www.mehs.educ.state.ak.us noting students have provided a tutorial and resources
to help you and your students create your own portfolios. (Click on Student Electronic
Portfolios.) See also http://electronicportfolios.com (30 minutes)
E. Take the Electronic Democracy WebTour http://lone-eagles.com/democracy.htm The highlights are the Virtual Activist Curriculum found on the homepage for http://netaction.org , and the WebActive search engine at http://webactive.com for searching over 2000 websites dedicated to specific causes and purposeful collaboration. The Thomas Jefferson Government Resources http://thomas.loc.gov is your window into the workings of the U.S. congress. Look at each of the four community networks listed at the end of this web tour.
A few optional resources likely to be of interest:
You might think about your role creating good citizens. A Character Education Web Tour is at
http://lone-eagles.com/chared.htm A listings of interesting sites for seniors, youth, women, etc. is at http://lone-eagles.com/ruraloregon.htm and a grant draft for youth leadership is at http://lone-eagles.com/bartsgrant.htm and http://lone-eagles.com/northstar.htm.
Lesson Feedback: Optional, but much appreciated.
You're invited to privately email your instructor:
1. What areas, if any, did you have trouble with during this lesson?
2. What questions remain now that you've finished this lesson?
3. Approximately how much time did you devote to this lesson?
4. What improvements would you like to suggest?