For those of you who have watched Silvia Tolisano's k12 Online presentation "Around the World with Skype", she has just launched the Around the World in 80 Schools Ning. For anyone wanting to connect globally, to engage students outside the walls of their classroom this is a wonderful introduction.
A ning is an online community where people can share information and media, form spontaneous discussion groups and ask questions of those with similar interests. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced practitioner you'll find value in a ning community.
Two other nings of interest to educators are:
The Future of Education
Cross-posted on LAN: Learning is Social.
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