What if edubloggers ran the country? In the transition team edition of the Carnival of Education, host Robert Pondiscio nominates edubloggers for Cabinet jobs.
Tweenteacher, up for secretary of Defense, has a great post on a student’s account of how the World of Warcraft responded to Obama’s victory.
So there I was as my dwarven Paladin, Frathnyr, in the middle of the ginormous siege of War-Gulf somethin’somethin’. The Horde and the Alliance were all in full swing: the Undead, Tauren, Elves, and Gnomes had been fighting in multiple time zones and more than one hemisphere. The dialogue box on the side was flying with the threats and trash-talk.
Then, in the corner of the screen:
Widowmkr7: Obama won!
It was, like, this whole community moment. And then it was as if everyone all over the battlefield, Horde and Alliance, stopped fighting and typed Dance (return). There were jigs, funky chickens, and mashed potatoes all over the place.
She writes, “My students and millions of others were actually interacting with people all over the world who all, for one minute, dropped their differences and danced.”
I’m up for national service czarina. Hah! I see the Young Joanneers marching to the homework centers chanting the multiplication tables as they go. It is an honor to serve!