concept, last March, is moving toward the implementation phase at a rate I never believed possible.
M-Hub's quest is to build a database of experts on wide-ranging topics, starting with folks in the immediate MHS family-- parents, alumnae and staff. The hope is that such a database could then be made available to students in order to help them learn how to construct personal learning networks. The enterprise involves three major steps: 1) collecting data 2) tagging data 3) making the data available to students in a sound, accessible way.
We are on the verge of moving ahead on all three fronts:
*We have discovered that Zoomerang is a viable tool for collecting data. We have beta-tested a survey and discovered that with a few simple questions we could collect a rich trove of data.
*We have a meeting scheduled today with an expert database manager who is willing to help us with a scheme to categorize and tag our data.
*The school web designer is eager to meet with us in order to learn our specs for the plug-in to our school web site that will allow students to access the data.
As staff proceed with their plans to design and implement Challenge Based Learning projects, I have begun to encourage them to believe that M-Hub may be operational by spring. The Drive-thru will keep you posted!
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