We are familiar with the parable that says: “No one puts new wine into old wineskins . . . But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins, and both are preserved.”
Not to trivialize this biblical passage for the ages, but it aptly captures the intent of our school system’s new Laptop Learning Initiative for tech facilitators (and friends).
Now that the tech facilitators each have modern laptops, what kinds of “new wine” will we make? How will our teaching and learning activities differ from when we used the old “skins” (desktops)? Our old vintage wasn’t bad, but the new brew promises to be richer, bolder, and ever more dynamic.
Symbolic of this shift, I am casting off this old skin of Haulin’ ‘Net. I will keep it up and running as an archive. But from this moment on, new content will be in a new skin for Haulin’ ‘Net. Note that the URL has changed if you subscribe in an RSS aggregator.
The new Haulin’ ‘Net