Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pinterest Email This report came out at about 13:00 local time here in Shanghai. Australia’s “Crocodile Hunter” Irwin dies By 14:30 it was the talk of the school. Sad to hear for most of our students grew up on the Crocodile Hunter. 0 Jeff Utecht I started blogging in 2005 and found it such a powerful way to reflect and share my thinking about technology, this generation, and how we prepare students for their future not our past. Website Facebook Twitter Instagram Related Posts Tech Plan Part 1 October 16, 2007 And we're off…. September 14, 2007 It's Friday! Enjoy! September 7, 2007 1 Comment Graham Wegner 15 years ago Reply It was pretty quick here as well. I talked with my class this morning about the various ways the students had found out about it. The most interesting was the students in my class who chatted with each other on MSN about it – a girl in my class was telling me that lots of chatters were using a turtle avatar as a mark of respect to Steve Irwin. Interesting how students today are often accused of not showing respect – I think it’s just a new connected way of doing it. I actually think he was bigger overseas than he was here down under – which explains the world wide reaction and the amazing way his Wikipedia entry has unfolded in the past 24 hours. Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.