Thanks for the suggestions. I am in the process of developing a set of
questions for the review. When they are ready I'll post them here.
I agree the "clearinghouse" needs to be an active areas with ever
changing ideas, etc.
20 Sep 1999, Steve Cavrak wrote:
> Frank Watson notes ...
> "Information Clearinghouses" ... "creat an
> statewide electronic information clearinghouse
> intended for the discovery and exchange of
> best practices in technology centered learning
> teaching, and educational leadership"
> This seems like what you are suggesting.
> If it's not, it's close, though I shutter at the idea
> of a "clearinghouse" which suggests to me a "custom
> house" or a "toll booth" rather than a more lively
> agora. "clearinghouse" is too much of a static point,
> where you go because you "have to"; an agora is a
> lively area where you go because you "want to" (be
> part of the action!).
> What comes to mind as a successful model is the old
> "geometry forum" that became the "math forum" ...
> which contains a student center, a teachers place,
> a research division .... etc. etc. It advertises
> itself as a "community center"
> Let us know what you end up putting in your review.
> Maybe you can post your review here -- or at least
> the executive summary of it :)