TAPPED IN: "Tapped In brings educators together both locally and worldwide to cultivate a community that supports each teacher as a professional. Allows teachers to support one another through peer networks supported by the Tapped In community. Utilizing Tapped In educators can:
- Plan and conduct learning projects with colleagues and students.
- Participate in or lead topical discussion and groups.
- Manage and attend online courses offered by TPD providers.
- Mentor other educators.
- Try out new ideas in a safe, supportive environment."
A 3-D online chat room that allows users to pick an avatar and interact
with other users from around the world. These avatars can express "emotions"
from anger to love, from boredom to sarcasm all in an online virtual
CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY IN LEARNING: CTL’s mission is to improve learning and teaching through innovation and inquiry in computing and communications. CTL research and development seeks to advance theory and research on effective learning and teaching, and to embody these insights in the innovative design, use, and assessment of interactive learning environments.