Tuesday, January 16, 2007
…still more content to develop but the virtual world has had its first public airing with a presentation by Jane Mackay, Julie Meiner and Paul Rees at the BETT show. You can read more about the project on the ‘Barnsborough blog’. This post gives a brief introduction to the project. We’re currently wrestling with questions about the supervision/monitoring of children’s chat. At the sharp end, these are questions about children’s safety and teachers’ responsibilities…but are pitted against notions of pupil autonomy and teacher control and the wish to provide children with a rich experience of new literacies.