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Lone Eagle Resources for the
National Conference of State Legislatures Education Committee



Frank Odasz,  PH 406-683-6270 Email: frank@lone-eagles.com

"The New Face of Learning"  Recommended Reading!
xceptional reading - making the case for how blogging, podcasting, video-authoring and more can impact K12 education.  From Edutopia www.Edutopia.org, a free e-zine for educators.
See their new online and downloadable flipbook format.

Curriculum Resources, Case Studies, and Innovations

Canadian rural and First Nations Innovations

Two Native Virtual High School Success stories

KNET Innovations http://lone-eagles.com/indigenous_innovations.htm
Videos: http://smart.knet.ca/kuhkenah_flash.html  Northern Ontario

Sunchild E-Learning Community
http://www.sccyber.net/www/index.php  NW and Yukon Territories
First Nations Virtual High School and E-learning Community

Six minute preview of the “From Cedar to Silicon” program
 (1 hr full video CD available from BC First Nations )

Flyer for a Native community with fiber to every home:
http://lone-eagles.com/FIT.pdf  Fully Integrated Technology (FIT) communities

Rural Scottish Telework Success story video (five minutes)
(more links at http://lone-eagles.com/mainstream.htm  )

 New Mexico Innovations

Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program
Statewide partnership helping educators integrate technology into their classrooms. Includes chat room, lessons, and workshop schedule.

New Mexico State University’s Creative Media Institute (CMI)

http://cmi.nmsu.edu  View the Video! http://cmi.nmsu.edu/Videos/qt7video_sm.mov


Digital Pathways: Community-based distance learning for New Mexico's American Indian Nations is designed to further American Indian educational efforts by developing a recruiting and mentoring network and supporting students through this network as they earn academic degrees. Funded by the Sloan Foundation. The website is underdevelopment. There is a website for a conference we held prior to funding the project for tribal leaders also called Digital Pathways. The Digital Pathways proceedings site with NM tribal leaders is at

Online Teaching and Learning Certificate website is located at

Carmen L. Gonzales, Ph.D.                        Voice: 505.646.4692
Vice President for Student Success             Fax: 505.646.2044
Dean of the College of Extended Learning   Email: carmen@nmsu.edu
New Mexico State University                      http://www.nmsu.edu/distance/
P.O. Box 30001/Dept. 3WEC
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003

IP to the Hogan
Article on Internet for Navajo Chapter Houses


Lone Eagle Resources

Reach for the Sky "Mentoring Online" Science and Math Project

http://lone-eagles.com/courses/rfts/  Additional mentoring resources are at
 http://lone-eagles.com/mentoring-mission.htm http://lone-eagles.com/mentors.htm

Lone Eagle Update January-October 2006
http://lone-eagles.com/lone-eagle-update100106.htm Alaskan and Canadian Events
Additional past presentations and workshops are listed at http://lone-eagles.com/new.htm

Lone Eagle Training Resources for Educators, Community Technology Centers
 http://lone-eagles.com/ctcvistas.htm  Created for the CTC VISTA Project


Best Lone Eagle Resources
http://lone-eagles.com/future-proofing.htm Extensive Educational Resources including two graduate online courses for educators and a Rural Ecommerce online course.


Lone Eagle's Alaskan Native Resources
Includes village grant templates, and links to Alaskan Native Science, Math, Engineering ANSEP with project podcasts, Video blogs, and much more.


Building Collaborative Capacity – A Web Tour
http://lone-eagles.com/capacity.htm Webquests, Thinkquests, Cyberfair

 Lone Eagle Toolbox Listing of Collaborative Tools

Are you using blogs, podcasting, Internet videos or other forms of Internet collaboration or multimedia?


Learning Object Libraries

Recent Lone Eagle Writings

What is Community Networking; And Why You Should Care
Many related links are listed in Community Technology Review

Community Networking Hits Media Mainstream (Almost)--
And Makes Its Own News   (4 pages)
http://lone-eagles.com/mainstream.htm Full version of above article

"Reaching the Tipping Point for the New Generation of Community Networks" 
http://lone-eagles.com/tipping-point.htm (9 pages)

 Lone Eagle Community Networking Articles and Smart Community Quiz

Lone Eagle Homepage http://lone-eagles.com

Articles Archive

Lone Eagle Projects

ORCA - Outsourcing Readiness Capability Assessment

American Indian Sourcing 

American Indian Internet Television

New Educational Portals of Interest

The Google Literacy Project www.google.com/literacy
A resource for teachers and literacy organizations.

PBS’s Learningnow blog for educators
www.pbs.org/learningnow hosted by Andy Carvin www.andycarvin.com
Exceptional resources from a master at EdTech Innovation

A Teacher’s Tour of Youtube.com
video: "Eager to Learn" ( www.edutopia.org/1047 )

Annenberg/CPB Educational Videos
www.learner.org  For Classroom Internet Access

Community Technology Review http://www.comtechreview.org
Articles with dozens of resources links on youth media, community networking, community organizing, technology for non-profits and more.

The CTC VISTA Project ( http://www.ctcvista.org) invites you to check out our newest edition of the Project newsletter, the Digest http://www.ctcvista.org/digest/fall06/  The Digest's goal is to highlight the work of the CTC VISTAs, as well as the accomplishments of our participating organizations, and to explore new trends in the use of new digital media and technology in community-based non-profit endeavors. 

This fall edition include updates from the Project HQ, experts from the CTC VISTA blogs past & present, and feature articles including:

The CTC VISTA Project is now accepting applications for our January round of placements.  To begin the application process, simply submit an intent to apply
( http://www.ctcvista.org/application) - see the Project guidelines
( http://www.ctcvista.org/guidelines) for additional information.


Community wellness, homeland security and mental health all relate to our ability to get the information and services we need across all agencies, “silos,” and global sources. We need community learning programs integrated with Internet knowledge access, peer social networks and mentoring programs; Mutual support social networks for just-in-time inquiry-based learning - Service library one-stops.