Learning Web 2.0 by doing it
I was lucky enough to go to Francis W. Parker school in Chicago, a private institution founded bydisciples ofJohn Dewey, who popularized "learning by doing" -- the educational philosophy that does what it says it does: gets kidslearning by doing.
That's the thrust of a post at the Knight Digital Media Center from the Newark Star-Ledger's John Hassell. Hassell explains how he learned so much more than he thought he knew once he started blogging. Says he:
...blogging is worth doing—even if you do it badly, even if it means having to find the odd pre-dawn hour to post something once or twice a week.