Hackasaurus

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Understanding Perspectives when Reading Online I hear it all the time as I spend countless hours watching screen captures of students reading online, “This website is reliable because it has all the information I am looking for.” Why have all of my efforts to teach students to evaluate websites been so futile? I think it is because I relied on the most common approach to teaching website...
Keywords: Hackasaurus, #hackjam
One of my favorite parts of NCTE 2011 wasn't a scheduled session. It was an ad-hoc National Writing Project sponsored hackjam (not to be confused with Spacejam). Organized by the incomparable Andrea Zellner, the hackjam gave 20 or so folks the opportunity to muck around on the web. Using Mozilla's FireFox browser and a toolbar button from the hackasaurus site to modify websites by changing the...
Keywords: Hackasaurus, #hackjam
I’ve just returned home from attending NCTE in Chicago. This year, the most powerful learning experience I participated in while at NCTE wasn’t a formal workshop,keynote speaker, or session. It was a hackjam hosted by the NWP and organized by an intrepid doctoral student named Andrea Zellner. I left the hackjam feeling incredibly energized, inspired, and full of ideas. As I flew home, I wondered...
On Sunday, June 26th, the National Writing Project is hosting a Hackasurus-inspired Hack Jam at the Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, PA. The Hack-Jam is meant to complement ISTE's 2011 conference theme, "unlocking potential." "Hacking" is generally understood to be a computing term describing digital breaking and entry. Within the past few weeks, high profile hacking attacks have hit...