As another wave of “weather” hits the midwest and east coast this week, here’s an awesome, insightful blog post at “Learning is Messy” — http://learningismessy.com/blog/?p=1040
He also has some suggestions for collaborative projects, virtual “field trips” or guest speakers, all of which can be adapted easily for My Big Campus users.
I can think of a few other applications here:
1. Keep some virtual activities and assignments handy for a substitute teacher.
2. Reach out to student “shut-ins” who can’t make it to class, but still need to keep up with their school work, with the added benefit of social time with their peers.
3. In-service / professional development / continuing education programs for your colleagues, all without the hassles of arranging conference space, transportation, parking and meals (OK, the meals might be a sticking point
Any other ideas, or actual real life experiences with all-virtual classroom days?